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Jermon Bushrod

Jermon Bushrod - #74 - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 08/19/1984
Birthplace Fredericksburg, VA
College Towson
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 4th round, 26th pick by Saints

Like it or not, Tolzien is playing waiting game

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Because of the ongoing NFL lockout, former Wisconsin QB Scott Tolzien, who was undrafted, cannot speak to NFL teams about joining them for the 2011 season.

Bears introduce first-round pick Carimi

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 5:12 p.m. ET
While the lockout is back on, the Bears welcomed one player into their facility Saturday.

Bears sixth-round pick scouting report: LB J.T. Thomas, West Virginia

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Chicago drafted a player to help fill its void at linebacker in the sixth round.

Bears fifth-round pick scouting report: QB Nathan Enderle, Idaho

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Bears drafted a quarterback with their fifth-round choice, taking Idaho's Nathan Enderle with the 160th overall pick.

Bears No. 3 pick scouting report: S Chris Conte, California

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:49 p.m. ET
The Bears added depth at safety in the third round, drafting California's Chris Conte, who was a late riser on draft boards during the evaluation process.

Bears No. 2 pick scouting report: DT Stephen Paea, Oregon State

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
One day after they nearly traded up in the first round, the Bears pulled the trigger on a deal in the second round, moving up nine spots to draft DT Stephen Paea.

Bears move up for DT Paea

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Bears moved up nine spots in the second round to draft Oregon State DT Stephen Paea.

Bears No. 1 pick scouting report: OT Gabe Carimi, Wisconsin

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly draft expert Nolan Nawrocki gives his scouting report on Bears first-round pick Gabe Carimi.

Report: NFL "looking into" Bears-Ravens deal falling through

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Chicago Tribune reported Friday that the NFL is investigating the failed trade between the Ravens and Bears on Thursday night. "We are looking into it," NFL senior vice president of public relations Greg Aiello told the Tribune in an ...

Blunder doesn't stop Bears from acquiring Carimi

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:34 a.m. ET
The Bears drafted the player they coveted with the 29th overall pick Thursday, but they put a potential trade partner in a bad position along the way.

Teams to begin offseason workouts next week

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
With the news that the league year will start on Friday morning, teams are notifying their players that offseason workouts will begin shortly.

Teams continue to deny facility access to players

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Multiple teams have denied their players access to the organizations' training facilities Thursday, following Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling that the lockout should be immediately lifted, according to multiple published reports.

No deal yet, but Bears, Adams share mutual interest

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
Anthony Adams spoke this week as if he would be playing for the Bears next season, but he'll be an unrestricted free agent when free agency begins this offseason.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Adams, Webb honored with Piccolo Award in unusual day for Bears

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
While the NFL waits to hear whether its request for a stay of the injunction ending the lockout pending an appeal of Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling for the players association, everything was not business as usual at the ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a five-year contract with Bushrod, filling a major hole on the offensive line. The Bears announced the signing Tuesday.||||||| A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the deal is potentially worth about $36 million, with $17.7 million guaranteed. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the terms had not been released. Bushrod was drafted in the fourth round by New Orleans in 2007. He started on the Bears' 2009 championship team and made the Pro Bowl the past two seasons.
Posted July 28, 2011
Bushrod's agent, Richard Rosa, says the two-year starter on New Orleans' offensive line has reached a two-year deal with New Orleans. He did not disclose financial terms.||||||| The Saints acquired the 6-foot-5, 315-pound Bushrod in the fourth round of the 2007 draft out of Towson. He did not play a single offensive snap for his first two seasons, but after Jammal Brown was traded to Washington, he started in 2009 for the Saints' run to their first Super Bowl title and started every game last season.
Posted April 13, 2010
Bushrod is returning to New Orleans, where the man known as "Big Neck" by Saints teammates could find stiff competition to retain his starting left tackle spot.||||||| Bushrod's agent, Rich Rosa, said his client was set to sign a tender offer of about $1.7 million on Tuesday. "It's a great opportunity for him," Rosa said. "He played at a very high level last year and he's very happy, obviously, that he'll have a Super Bowl ring on his finger."
Posted Sept. 13, 2009
Bushrod hurt his right leg in the second quarter of the Saints' home game against the Lions on Sunday.||||||| Bushrod, in his third season, was making his first NFL start because Jammal Brown has been sidelined for weeks by a sports hernia and hip injury. A 2007 fourth-round draft choice out of Towson, Bushrod had to be helped off the field, putting little weight on his right leg. He was replaced by Zach Strief.
Posted Nov. 30, 2008
Bushrod was inactive for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.||||||| Bushrod, a fourth-round pick by the Saints in 2007, has not appeared in a game in his NFL career.

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