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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

NFL players arrive to work on Tuesday

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
NFL players were told on Monday evening they could return to work by Judge Susan Richard Nelson, and on Tuesday morning, they did.

Angelo: Bears will seriously consider trading down in draft

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Bears GM Jerry Angelo isn't expecting a franchise-changing player to be on the board when the Bears are on the clock with the 29th overall pick.

Reaction to Bears' 2011 schedule

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
A difficult three-game stretch awaits the Bears at the start of the 2011 season.

2011 Bears schedule

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Bears' 2011 schedule was announced Tuesday evening.

NFL confirms Bears-Bucs in London

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Bears and Buccaneers will play in London on Oct. 23 as part of the fifth annual NFL International Series game, confirming reports from last week.

Bears could address need at linebacker in middle rounds

Posted April 16, 2011 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
The Bears will enter the draft with only two linebackers under contract, but sources don't expect them to address linebacker early in the draft.

Former Bears QB Douglass arrested for trespassing

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Former Bears QB Bobby Douglass was arrested in Lake Forest, Ill., on Wednesday night and charged with felony criminal trespassing to a residence and criminal damage to property, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Reports: Bears-Bucs to play in London

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, the 2011 NFL game in London will pit the Bears against the Buccaneers.

Bears to open preseason in Hall of Fame Game

Posted April 12, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
The Bears will play in the NFL's preseason opener when they take on the Rams in the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, it was announced Tuesday.

Report: Bears candidate to play in Hall of Fame Game

Posted April 05, 2011 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Assuming there is a preseason, the Bears may be a candidate to play the year's first game, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Draft Dose: Who needs an offensive tackle?

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
As the NFL draft draws near, PFW looks at five teams that could use some help at offensive tackle — with USC's Tyron Smith a rising prospect at the position.

Bears not down on Hester, despite declining receiving numbers

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
After setting career highs in receptions and receiving yards in 2009, WR Devin Hester's numbers dipped in '10, but the Bears have not soured on him.

Former Bear Seymour dies of cancer

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Former Bears WR Jim Seymour died Thursday at the age of 64 after a lengthy battle with cancer, the Chicago Tribune reported.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 29

Posted March 30, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 29th pick in the NFL draft, including Giants WR Hakeem Nicks, who was selected at that spot in 2009.

Time for Cutler to speak up

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
As the leader of the Bears, it's important for Jay Cutler to speak up on his own behalf and tell fans what happened to him during the NFC championship game.

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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