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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

Browns add former Bears assistant as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
The Browns have continued to add to Pat Shurmur's coaching staff in Cleveland, hiring Chris Tabor as their new special-teams coach on Tuesday.

Bears QB Collins has shoulder injury

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
If the Bears had advanced to the Super Bowl, they might have been down to one healthy quarterback.

Bears sign DE Reed

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ noon ET
The Bears have signed DE Nick Reed to a reserve/future contract.

Cutler becomes the victim

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 3:08 a.m. ET
The dust is beginning to settle after a potentially career-defining and painful two days for Bears QB Jay Cutler.

Bears fire back at Cutler critics

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 9:34 p.m. ET
Bears players spent a great deal of their media session on Monday responding to those criticizing QB Jay Cutler's toughness.

DT Harris says he'd like to return if Bears want him

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Some expect the Bears to release DT Tommie Harris this offseason, but Harris said Monday that he'd like to return if the team wants him.

Smith: Cutler sprained MCL vs. Packers

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
Bears head coach Lovie Smith said QB Jay Cutler suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in Sunday's NFC championship game.

Angelo says Bears plan to extend Smith's contract

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
The Bears do not plan to allow head coach Lovie Smith to enter next season without a contract extension, Jerry Angelo said.

Bears sign six to reserve/future contracts

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bears announced Monday that they have signed six players to reserve/future contracts.

More records fall for NFL TV ratings

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
All season long, the NFL has been breaking records for TV ratings. Championship Sunday was no different.

Cutler could carry this to his retirement

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
Fair or not, Cutler won't ever live this game down in Chicago, short of winning a Super Bowl one day.

Long offseason ahead for Bears QB Cutler

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Chicago's 21-14 loss to the rival Packers in the NFC championship game was a devastating blow for the franchise and its fans, and it put the losing quarterback, Jay Cutler, squarely in a spotlight that he doesn't relish.

Packers edge Bears, advance to Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers ran for a touchdown and made a saving tackle, B.J. Raji returned an interception for a score and Sam Shields had two interceptions to lead Green Bay to a 21-14 win over Chicago for the NFC title ...

Packers-Bears fourth-quarter reflections

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his quick thoughts on the fourth-quarter action in the Packers-Bears NFC Championship game.

Bears QB Cutler sidelined by knee injury

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler is questionable to return against the Packers after suffering a knee injury.

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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