TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
NFL

Bears, Pro Bowl LT Bushrod agree to five-year deal

{eot}
Associated Press
3/12/2013 9:33:37 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears have agreed to a five-year contract with New Orleans Saints Pro Bowl left tackle Jermon 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 Saints' 2009 championship team and made the Pro Bowl the past two seasons.

The 6-foot-5, 315-pound tackle fills a major hole on a line that has ranked among the league's worst in recent seasons. He reunites with Bears offensive co-ordinator Aaron Kromer, his position coach in New Orleans.

Jermon Bushrod (Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

NFL Top Prospects

Take a look at each prospect's average draft position and most likely landing spot based in TSN.ca's Mock Draft ADP. More...


TSN Digital's Mock Draft | Top prospects; Canadians



Missouri All-American Michael Sam says he is gay, and the defensive end could become the first openly homosexual player in the NFL.


Check out ReOrientation - TSN's special three-part feature examining athletics and homosexuality.


More about ReOrientation

Podcasts

TSN 1050: TSN Drive with Dave Naylor: April 15 - Tim Graham

Tim Graham provides an update on the potential sale of the Buffalo Bills , Donald Trump, when a new stadium will be built, and more.

TSN 1050: NFL Tonight: Andy McNamara and Carlan Gay: April 6th

Andy Mac and Carlan Gay break down the latest news in the NFL.

TSN 1050: NFL Tonight - Andrew Garda- March 27th

Andy McNamara chats with Andrew Garda, Bleacher Report NFL lead writer about Johnny Manziel, college quarterbacks, and NFL Free Agency.


More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television