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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-Seahawks matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The last time Chicago faced Seattle, RB Matt Forté had a season-low eight rushing attempts for 11 yards, and the Bears lost, 23-20.

Divisional-round matchup tidbits

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:46 a.m. ET
Here's a roundup of interesting facts and figures for the divisional-round matchups.

Bears-Seahawks matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
RB Marshawn Lynch showed that he's capable of embarrassing a defense that doesn't tackle well in the Seahawks' win over the Saints.

Three-and-out with Bears TE Greg Olsen

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 9:23 p.m. ET
Fourth-year TE Greg Olsen met with the media at Halas Hall this week and answered questions on a variety of topics, including why the Bears struggled to pick up the Seahawks' blitzes when they played in Week Six.

Bears-Seahawks matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
The Seahawks had little trouble tearing through Chicago's offensive line on Oct. 17, when QB Jay Cutler was sacked six times in his first game back after suffering a concussion.

Thursday practice report for divisional playoffs

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 7:03 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the divisional round of the playoffs, showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush explains why there is no reason to give Lovie Smith a contract extension this offseason and he also grades the job done by GM Jerry Angelo in the past year.

Seahawks-Bears fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
Unlike their last meeting with the Seahawks, expect the Bears to feed the ball to RB Matt Forté in Sunday's playoff clash.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Here's what the Bears' Jay Cutler, Greg Olsen and Anthony Adams are saying in advance of their game against the Seahawks on Sunday.

Bears-Seahawks matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Rookie OLT Russell Okung played one of his best games of the season against DE Julius Peppers, who was held to two tackles as the Bears failed to sack QB Matt Hasselbeck in Week Six.

Cutler says Bears' playoff preparation is 'business as usual'

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The media room at Halas Hall was more packed than usual for Jay Cutler's weekly press conference, but Cutler said that's the only change he noticed this week as the Bears prepare for their first playoff game since ...

What was, and what may be …

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk offers his unique insight into each of the four divisional-round playoff games for this coming weekend.

60-second rant: Five Bears under the microscope

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
Every coach and player finds that the spotlight burns brighter in the playoffs, but these five Bears are among those who will be monitored closer than others against the Seahawks.

Bears-Seahawks matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Head coach Lovie Smith acknowledged this week that his defense has to do a better job of covering WR Mike Williams this time around.

Cutler prepared for playoff debut

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
It took five seasons, but Bears QB Jay Cutler is ready for his first playoff appearance in the NFL. PFW correspondent Bob LeGere details how Cutler has worked to learn Mike Martz's complex offense.

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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