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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

Titans want to interview Tice for coordinator job

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Days after Tennessee was denied permission to talk to Jets offensive line coach Bill Callahan for its coordinator job, the Titans have asked to interview Bears OL coach Mike Tice, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Former Bear Dent has patience rewarded

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
It took longer than he would have liked, but former Bears DE Richard Dent said Wednesday the wait to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame was worth it.

One displaced fan's Super Bowl nightmare

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Sheryl Cerkleski thought she was taking her cancer-free brothers to the Super Bowl as part of a dream weekend. Once they arrived at Cowboys Stadium, it became a nightmare.

Report: Bears expected to sign P McGee

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
The Bears are expected to sign P Richmond McGee to a reserve/futures contract this week, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Vikings' Madieu Williams named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Vikings S Madieu Williams was named the 2010 recipient of the Walter Payton Man of the Year award.

Bears sign WR Fantuz to future contract

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
The Bears have signed WR Andy Fantuz to a reserve/future contract.

Bears hire Phair as D-line coach

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Bears hired Mike Phair as their defensive line coach Thursday, with the former Seahawks assistant succeeding Eric Washington, who joined Ron Rivera's staff in Carolina on Monday.

Eagles interview Hoke for DC position

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Bears DB coach Jon Hoke interviewed for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position, the team confirmed Monday.

Washington named Panthers' D-line coach

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Panthers hired Eric Washington on Monday to be the team's new defensive line coach. Washington coached the Bears' defensive line in 2010, a unit that helped the team rank second in rushing defense.

Bears VP Tim McCaskey passes away

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Sunday evening that team vice president Tim McCaskey has passed away. He had battled cancer over the past 17 months.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says giving Lovie Smith a contract extension this offseason would be "the dumbest thing the Bears could do right now," and that re-signing Danieal Manning would only make sense if he's coming back at the ...

SLB Tinoisamoa facing uncertain future

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Heading into an offseason in which he's due to become an unrestricted free agent, Bears SLB Pisa Tinoisamoa said he's unsure if he will be back with the Bears or even if he'll be playing with any ...

Peppers fined $10,000 for helmet hit

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
A punishing hit on Packers QB Aaron Rodgers in the NFC championship game will cost Bears DE Julius Peppers some serious cash.

Another season gone by, but little learned

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
With Bears fans reflecting on the 2010 season, Brian Tucker attempts to answer some of the key questions facing the team this offseason.

Bears hire O'Dea to become assistant special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Kevin O'Dea has agreed to become the Bears' assistant special-teams coach, replacing Chris Tabor, who left the position to become the Browns' special-teams coordinator earlier this week.

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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