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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

Future uncertain for Saints OLT Bushrod

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
A hole at left tackle will command the Saints' attention this offseason if they fail to re-sign OLT Jermon Bushrod.

Saints OT Brown still looking to prove himself

Posted July 07, 2012 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Saints are waiting for OT Charles Brown to meet expectations as he enters his third season.

Vikings-Saints matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup in Sunday's Vikings-Saints game in Minnesota.

Bears-Saints matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Saints' offensive tackles will have their hands full Sunday when they try to protect QB Drew Brees from DE Julius Peppers.

Saints agree to two-year deal with OLT Bushrod

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Saints hold on to OLT Jermon Bushrod, signing him to a two-year deal.

Bushrod: Saints know I want to stay

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
OLT Jermon Bushrod would like to stay with the Saints, the four-year veteran told PFW this week, and he has made that clear to the Saints.

Bushrod gearing up for charity weekend, contract clarity

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
The lockout is giving Saints free-agent OLT Jermon Bushrod the opportunity to focus on other priorities — ones that he said help take his mind off the labor dispute.

Saints tender 10, including OLT Bushrod, WR Moore

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
The Saints tendered 10 players late Tuesday, including OLT Jermon Bushrod and WR Lance Moore.

Saints would rather not have to replace OLT Bushrod this offseason

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
OLT Jermon Bushrod could become an unrestricted free agent in the offseason, but we hear the Saints are not eager to get rid of him.

Saints want to see more from Bushrod

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
After handing him the starting OLT job last season, New Orleans has been less than thrilled with Jermon Bushrod's play this year but is hoping he will prove that he's the long-term answer at the position. Read about ...

Saints OLT Brown will have to earn back starting job

Posted June 10, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
OLT Jammal Brown has yet to sign his restricted free-agent tender and is hoping to receive a long-term contract offer, but word is the Saints aren't interested in discussing such a deal with him.

Saints' Bushrod, Thomas sign tenders

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Saints OT Jermon Bushrod and TE David Thomas signed their RFA tenders Tuesday.

Waters: Moving OLT Albert is bad idea

Posted April 04, 2010 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
The rumored plan of moving OLT Branden Albert to right tackle if the Chiefs draft a tackle early would be tantamount to having two inexperienced starters at the OT positions, says K.C. OLG Brian Waters in this week's ...

Report: Saints offer tenders to three players

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Saints have offered one-year tenders to RFAs Zach Strief, Usama Young and Jermon Bushrod.

Will Freeney's bad ankle equalize matchup?

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints OLT Jermon Bushrod and Colts DRE Dwight Freeney in the first of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

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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