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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

To get deal done, Bears would open books

Posted March 26, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Bears president Ted Phillips told the Chicago Sun-Times that the team would release its financials if the league decides that would get a deal done.

Buddy Ryan diagnosed with cancer

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan, the father of current NFL coaches Rex and Rob Ryan, has cancer, according to the New York Daily News.

Kickoff changes hurt the sport

Posted March 23, 2011 @ 9:47 a.m. ET
Kickoffs are one of the most exciting — and dangerous — plays in football. According to PFW's Eli Kaberon, they shouldn't be altered.

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Bears weighing options behind Cutler at quarterback

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Chicago might opt to carry only Jay Cutler and Caleb Hanie, if he's back, at quarterback next season, but a developmental rookie could get a chance to make the roster.

Liuget, Leshoure stand out at Illinois' pro day

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
DT Corey Liuget and RB Mikel Leshoure stood out at Illinois' pro day in limited workouts. LB Martez Wilson started slowly but improved as the day went on.

Owners, teams react to lockout

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Teams and owners released statements or spoke to media members on Saturday, reacting to the NFL's first work stoppage since 1987 and what it means for fans.

Bears CEO Phillips: 'Immediate focus' on draft

Posted March 12, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Bears president and CEO Ted Phillips said the team's immediate focus is on April's NFL draft and that the Bears Expo will go on as scheduled.

Bears positional analysis: Specialists

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
This is the ninth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series concludes with an analysis of Chicago's special-teams situation.

Bears positional analysis: Defensive backs

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
This is the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's DB situation.

Bears restructure Peppers' contract

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 1:55 a.m. ET
The Bears have restructured the contract of DE Julius Peppers, creating more cap space for the team next season, according to multiple reports Thursday.

Bears positional analysis: Linebackers

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
This is the seventh of position-by-position looks at the Bears personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's LB situation.

Bears positional analysis: Defensive linemen

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
This is the sixth of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's DL situation.

NFC North free-agent preview

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC North.

Bears release Harris, two others

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they have released DT Tommie Harris, LB Hunter Hillenmeyer and OT Kevin Shaffer.

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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