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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

Bears still considering options with OL Williams

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Head coach Lovie Smith clearly doesn't want to reveal it if he's leaning toward playing Chris Williams in a certain spot on the offensive line, and Williams' position might not be determined until after the draft.

Bears positional analysis: Offensive linemen

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
This is the fifth 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 OL situation.

Bears raising ticket prices

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
On the heels of their first appearance in the NFC championship game since the 2006 season, the Bears announced an across-the-board increase on ticket prices Friday.

Bears, Smith agree to two-year extension

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Bears have agreed to terms with head coach Lovie Smith on a two-year contract extension that keeps him with the club through 2013.

Bears positional analysis: Tight ends

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
This is the fourth 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 TE situation.

Bears positional analysis: Wide receivers

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
This is the third 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 WR situation.

Duerson's death ruled a suicide; requested his brain be studied

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Before he committed suicide Thursday, former Bears S Dave Duerson sent a text message to loved ones requesting that his brain be used for NFL research.

Bears sign P McGee

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Bears announded Friday that they signed P Richmond McGee to a two-year contract.

Bears positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
This is the second 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 RB situation.

Ex-Bear Duerson found dead

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Ex-Bears safety Dave Duerson was found dead Thursday night at his home in Miami. No cause of death was given by the Miami Dade County coroner, which confirmed the death.

Report: Bears TE Manumaleuna to get right knee cleaned out

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Bears TE Brandon Manumaleuna will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee, a source told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.

NFC North 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
DE Julius Peppers made his presence felt in his first season with the Bears, helping Chicago's defense rank fourth in the league in points allowed as the Bears rose to first place in the NFC North.

Bears extend OL coach Tice

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Wednesday that they have extended offensive line coach Mike Tice's contract one year.

Bears positional analysis: Quarterbacks

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
This is the first in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Chicago's QB situation.

Report: Bears deny Titans' request to interview Tice

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bears denied the Titans' request to interview Mike Tice for their vacancy at offensive coordinator, an NFL source told the Chicago Tribune.

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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