2013 Offensive Line Rankings: You Might Be Surprised Where the Bears Landed

Posted to BMarshsGreenCleats The website ranked all the offensive lines from last year and according to their ranking a lot of teams have either gotten better or gotten worse but very few has stayed the same. Such is life, I suppose. The most intriguing thing to me was where the Bears ended up. Mostly because after watching that offensive, and I do mean OFFENSIVE...
Via Sports Mockery
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Chicago Bears have a top-15 nickname in the NFL

In recent months, something that often doesn’t get much attention has suddenly been receiving a lot; the nickname of an NFL franchise has been front-page news, stirring debate across the country. While arguing that issue is a different topic for a different day, the discussion has raised an interesting question: What’s in a name? More specifically, why are teams called what they...
Via cover32 - Bears
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Chicago Bears OT Jermon Bushrod not named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Bears
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Jermon Bushrod: Bears can contend for a Super Bowl

During an interview with Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod last Thursday,  he told me that he believes that they have a chance to be a Super Bowl contender. “Truthfully I think we have a great shot,” said Bushrod.  “We want to play in this last game.  That’s our goal. We want to be there holding the trophy up and I think we can do it if we continue to grind the...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

PFZ Interview: Bears LT Jermon Bushrod (Audio)

I had the pleasure of talking to Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod this afternoon.  We talked about the Bears offense going into this season as well as his annual charity gold tournament and youth football camp. Below are the details of Jermon’s golf tournament and youth football camp. Jermon Bushrod will host his 4th annual “Visualize and Rize” Foundation Celebrity...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Chicago Bears tackle J’Marcus Webb tried out for Panthers

J’Marcus Webb is a good player and I would expect him to come in and start from day one if Carolina did sign him. According to Howard Balzer the Panthers worked out the former Bear.  Webb started 44 games for the Bears between 2010-2012 and struggled at left tackle before Chicago signed Jermon Bushrod to replace him […] The post Former Chicago Bears tackle J’Marcus Webb...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears draft sleepers to watch for

As Chicago Bears fans prepare for the draft, they’re all trying to guess who the 14th pick will be. If the last two years is any indication, it isn’t any of the names you’re used to seeing on mock drafts. We all know the Bears needs and every fan has different things they want for the team. We know the Bears are putting an emphasis on rebuilding their defensive line this year...
Via cover32 - Bears
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears O-Line Competition Will Be Hot

Chicago Bears Football - With Phil Emery’s recent addition of a center, the Chicago Bears O-Line competition will be hot come training camp time. Their line depth is absolutely incredible, sporting some of the NFL’s best. An old football adage states that ‘offense wins games but defense wins championships‘, when in all actuality, it is the most underrated group of guys that...
Via Sports Mockery
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears add veteran center de la Puente

The Chicago Bears have found a potential long-term replacement for Roberto Garza by adding a player with plenty of starting experience. Brian de la Puente, who started the past three seasons for the New Orleans Saints, agreed to a one-year contract. De la Puente, who turns 29 next month, is expected to serve as the backup to the 35-year-old Garza, a team captain that returned to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Sign C Brian de la Puente

  The Chicago Bears announced that they have signed former Saints C Brian de la Puente to a one-year contract on Sunday. LM: #Bears have agreed to terms with free agent center Brian de la Puente on 1-year deal. Puente spent last 3 years with Saints. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) April 6, 2014 There was talk in recent weeks that De La Puente could be back with the Saints, however...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears have Jay Cutler’s back

The early issues were well documented. Jay Cutler needed some protection and the Bears went out and got him just that. Jermon Bushrod was brought in from the Saints last year to protect Cutler’s blindside. Bushrod signed a five-year, $35 million contract to come to Chicago. General manager Phil Emery followed up the signing by finding a gem on the right side. Right tackle Jordan...
Via cover32 - Bears
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears have a need at center

Last offseason the Bears made it a point to rebuild the offensive line. After spending big bucks on Jermon Bushrod, bringing in veteran Matt Slauson and drafting Kyle Long and Jordan Mills they did just that. Center Roberto Garza was the lone starter from the season before but now his future is in question. Garza is appraching 35 years old and is coming near the end of his career...
Via cover32 - Bears
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The (Chicago Bears) Blind Side: Jermon Bushrod

Chicago Bears News - The Chicago Bears upgraded the left tackle position last season, getting rid of J’Marcus Webb who was horribly inconsistent and signing two time Pro Bowl tackle Jermon Bushrod to a five year / $35.97 million dollar contract. The Bears’ offensive line was definitely improved this season, going from being one of the very worst lines in 2012 ranked at number...
Via Sports Mockery
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bushrod named to All-Fundamentals Team

Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod has been named to the 2013 USA Football All-Fundamentals Team
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Familiarity runs deep in Bears-Saints connections

Acquaintances will be renewed Sunday when the 3-1 Chicago Bears meet the undefeated (4-0) New Orleans Saints Sunday afternoon at Soldier Field. Bears offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod will line up against his former Saints teammates after spending his first five seasons in New Orleans. Bushrod, a fourth-round draft choice of the Saints in 2007, says he’s looking forward to the [...]
Via Bears Claws
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: 2013 Week 3 NFL Power Rankings (#9)

Last week: 10 Beating the Vikings by 1 isn’t that impressive, but they did it despite losing the turnover battle, something that only happens 20.9% of the time. The NFC is tough, but the Bears have a chance to be right in the playoff hunt. They aren’t dominating the turnover battle like they were last year, as could be expected, but they have an improved offense thanks to a very...
Via The Football Fan Spot
September 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Notebook: Bushrod key vs. Vikings

In pass protection against the Vikings on Sunday, Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod will be tasked with keeping Jared Allen, one of the league's best pass rushers, out of the backfield.
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears finally release J’Marcus Webb

getty images The Chicago Bears have finally cut ties with offensive lineman J’Marcus Webb. Webb, 25, has been in the NFL since 2010 but has failed to do much of anything while serving as a member of the Chicago Bears offensive line. The 6-foot-7 and 333 pound lineman has struggled at multiple positions on the line and thus even a pay cut could not save his roster spot for the 2013...
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears vs. Chargers Film Review Game Notes: Offense

If the cable, satellite or power went off after the Chicago Bears' first drive against the San Diego Chargers and you didn't get to see the rest of the game you would have been left with the same old Bears impression.  On the next two drives however the Bears moved the ball consistently and scored two touchdowns to go up 14-0.  I honestly can't remember the last time...
Via Midway Illustrated
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bushrod improving, uncertain vs. Panthers

Having returned to the practice field on Monday Chicago Bears left tackle Jermon Bushrod said Wednesday that his strained right calf has responded well to treatment. Even so Bushrod's status for Friday night's preseason opener at Carolina remains in question. Asked if it were up to him if would he play against the Panthers Bushrod said: "I can't see the future...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Training Camp: Wootton and Bushrod Return To The Practice Field

The Chicago Bears got healthier at the right time. With the first preaseason game coming up this Friday against the Carolina Panthers, the Bears want to keep improving on both sides of the ball. With some key players battling injuries it would definitely hold back this team from making the most of their training camp and preseason experiences. Starting left tackle Jermon Bushrod...
Via Bears Backer
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Training Camp: Wootton and Bushrod Return To The Practice Field

The Chicago Bears got healthier at the right time. With the first preaseason game coming up this Friday against the Carolina Panthers, the Bears want to keep improving on both sides of the ball. With some key players battling injuries it would definitely hold back this team from making the most of their training camp and preseason experiences. Starting left tackle Jermon Bushrod...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears Training Camp Week 2 – Peppers dinged up, Bushrod just starting to practice

Most of the news that's fit to print from week 2 of training camp: Dallas 24 vs. Miami 20 It's actually football!!! I watched the first quarter, which is the only real important quarter for the HOF game. Romo didn't even play, but Ryan Tannehill played a spell. He didn't look very good, and he's the worst type of quarterback: slightly below-average, but not bad...
Via Obstructed View OLD
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Running Back Context: Who is Marc Trestman and what does his offense mean for Matt Forte?

As part of our comprehensive draft guide I shared a piece on the importance of assessing a player’s team and offensive context when deciding on his relative value compared to other players at the position. Along that line of thinking, it is worth noting that six of our consensus top twelve running backs ranked as RB1s in twelve team leagues are operating in new offensive systems...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Training Camp: Bears Are Forced To Tinker With Offensive and Defensive Lines

The Chicago Bears were forced to tinker with their lineup a little more during Thursday's practice. 7,000 fans came out to watch the practice session in Bourbonnais. With Jermon Bushrod still sidelined with a right calf strain, Eben Britton took most of the first-team reps at left tackle. Bushrod wasn't wearing a protective boot any longer which can only be viewed as good...
Via Sports Blog Net
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss
Bears News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Best and worst of Monday Night Raw

10 players who will make their first Pro Bowl in 2014

Gallery: The best of July

Most pathetic NFL teams of modern era

NFL players already out for the season

Worst players to get HoF votes since 2004

Gallery: The best of Anastasia Ashley

College football's celebrity fans

Career moment of each HoF inductee

One question for every NFL team heading into camp

10 best play calls from the 2013 college football season

Most controversial NFL suspensions

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.