Bears Rookie Charles Leno Jr. 6th overall ranked OT

Ok, the Chicago Bears have quite the carousel in the offensive line. You get the distinct feeling that GM Phil Emery wants to keep the competition deep at all positions. However, Emery has shown us with Kyle Long, Jordan Mills, Jermon Bushrod and Matt Slauson that he not only wants to keep the insanely expensive QB protected but also knows how to pick ‘em. The pick 2014′s NFL...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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April 11, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 [...]
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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...
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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...
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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...
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August 07, 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...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

D.J. Williams Carted Off Field; Bushrod Remains Sidelined

After an off day Tuesday the injury bug has come for the Bears. Newly-added linebacker D.J. Williams was carted off the field with an unspecified injury during the first hour of practice Wednesday morning. There is no word yet on the extent of Williams’ injury. Rookie Jon Bostic replaced Williams at the middle linebacker position with the first team defense. Williams 31 was...
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July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bears get Bushrod scare, lose McBride for the season

The Chicago Bears' defensive-line depth took another hit Monday when veteran end Turk McBride was lost for the season to a ruptured Achilles tendon but the injury news could have been worse. The Bears got a scare when Jermon Bushrod their biggest free-agency addition left practice early with what turned out to be only a mild calf strain. Although his status is day-to-day he...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Offensive Notes of Interest from Football Outsiders

During his season ending press conference Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery let it be known that he utilizes unorthodox statistical and metrical analysis to enhance his scouting.  Emery specifically mentioned ProFootballFocus and STATS Inc. during the press conference and more recently hired a manager from STATS to be the newly created position director of analytics.  Another...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Five position battles to watch at Bears camp

With Chicago Bears training camp right around the corner, here are five positional battles to keep an eye on in Bourbonnais. 1. J’Marcus Webb vs. Jonathan Scott, Offensive Right Tackle (ORT). Webb gets another chance, this time back on the right side following the free agent signing of new left tackle Jermon Bushrod from New Orleans. Webb may find the [...]
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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