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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 sign two to future contracts

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Bears signed WR Onrea Jones and DT Tank Tyler to reserve/future contracts on Monday.

Bears get the matchup they wanted

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:29 a.m. ET
One week after losing to the Packers, the Bears have a reason to thank their rivals. Green Bay's road win over Philadelphia Sunday ensured that Chicago will host Seattle, the least-respected team in the playoffs, next Sunday.

DT may be priority for Bears in draft

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
While the Bears did more than just get by with an unremarkable collection of players at defensive tackle in 2010, there could be some significant personnel changes made at the position in the offseason.

Three-and-out with Bears C Olin Kreutz

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
C Olin Kreutz spoke to the media earlier this week at Halas Hall and discussed what went wrong when the Bears gave up six sacks against the Packers in Week 17.

Bears GM Angelo says he won't be retiring after season

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Bears GM Jerry Angelo put to rest speculation that he might announce his retirement after the season during a press conference Thursday, saying he would keep working as long as he is "blessed with health."

Urlacher named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month for December/January.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
This week, Hub Arkush says RB Matt Forté surprised him more than any other Bears player in the regular season and he also shares his vote for Chicago's defensive MVP.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of what Bears players are saying as they prepare for their Jan. 16 playoff game at Soldier Field.

60-second rant: Bears have proven they can make good use of bye

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 4:05 a.m. ET
The Bears' offense can't afford to stray far from the blueprint that led to its success following a well-utilized bye in Week Eight.

Bears playoff primer

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
PFW examines the Bears as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Putting pressure on quarterbacks is considered the key to the Bears' defense, and DE Julius Peppers' performance this season earned him the top spot on the MVP Meter.

Bears players of the week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:01 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté and CB Charles Tillman made big plays for Chicago in a 10-3 loss to Green Bay.

Late INT clinches Packers' trip to playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Green Bay Packers are in the playoffs — but it certainly didn't come easy.

Bears-Packers prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
QB Aaron Rodgers could have his second big day in a row, as the Green Bay offense is surging just as Chicago's defense has been gashed in two of the past three games.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

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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