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Top Jermon Bushrod News

  • Jermon Bushrod: Opts for retirement

    Bushrod (thumb) signed a one-day contract with the Saints on Thursday and announced his retirement from professional football.

    Bushrod indicated he was contemplating retirement in January and decided to call it a career after not signing with a team throughout the offseason. The 35-year-old appeared in 145 games (128 starts) with the Saints, Bears and Dolphins over his 12-year career.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Undergoes thumb surgery

    Bushrod underwent surgery on his right thumb Tuesday, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Bushrod didn't miss any time due to his thumb injury this season, and the surgery won't hinder his ability to play going forward. The veteran lineman is set to become an unrestricted free agent and hasn't yet made a final decision on if he'll play in 2019 or retire.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Uncertain to continue career

    Bushrod is uncertain to continue his playing career in 2019, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Bushrod returned to the team who drafted him in 2007 last offseason when he signed with the Saints on a modest one-year contract. Now set to return to the free-agent market in March, the 34-year-old understandably is considering retirement, though it wouldn't be a huge surprise if New Orleans lured Bushrod back for one more potential playoff run.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Cleared to play Sunday

    Bushrod (hamstring) does not have an injury designation for Sunday's divisional-round playoff game against the Eagles, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

    Bushrod was able to fully practice Friday after having been limited Wednesday and Thursday. With starting left tackle Terron Armstead also ready to go, Bushrod will likely return to a reserve role versus the Eagles.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Sitting out season finale

    Bushrod (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Panthers.

    Bushrod will join fellow linemen Terron Armstead (pectoral) and Larry Warford (knee) on the sideline Week 17. The Saints already clinched the No. 1 seed, and will focus on getting their O-line healthy for the playoffs.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Ruled out

    Bushrod (hamstring) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

    Bushrod did not practice in any capacity this week and will remain sidelined as he nurses a hamstring injury sustained during Monday's win over the Panthers. With starting left tackle Terron Armstead (pectoral) slated to retake the field Week 16, Bushrod's absence is unlikely to notably impact New Orleans' offense.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Likely has hamstring injury

    Bushrod is believed to have sustained hamstring injury during Monday's game against the Panthers but will undergo more tests Tuesday, Josh Katzenstein of NOLA.com reports.

    With the Saints suffering a number of injuries along their offensive line recently, there will be hope that Bushrod's hamstring does not prevent him from playing going forward. More will be known about his status once more tests are done and the practice week begins.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Will play Sunday

    Bushrod (personal) was a full participant in Friday's practice and is expected to play against the Vikings on Sunday.

    Bushrod understandably did not participate in New Orleans' win over the Ravens in Week 7 due to the death of his newborn daughter. Now having rejoined the Saints, Bushrod will resume his normal position as a depth tackle.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Not playing Week 7

    Bushrod (personal) did not travel with the team and won't play Sunday's game at Baltimore, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

    Bushrod is understandably not with the team due to the recent death of his newborn daughter. Rick Leonard will serve as the primary backup at offensive tackle in his absence.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Back in New Orleans

    Bushrod signed a contract with the Saints on Wednesday Joel A. Erickson of The New Orleans Advocate reports.

    Bushrod was just released by the Saints on Thursday, but with the team electing to release Michael Ola on Wednesday, New Orleans is bringing back Bushrod to maintain some depth at tackle.

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  • Jermon Bushrod: Shown door in NOLA

    The Saints released Bushrod on Saturday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

    Bushrod missed practice Thursday and Friday due to a non-injury issue. He was brought on by the Saints to compete for a utility backup role. The 34-year-old was cut so the Saints could make room for running back Jonathan Williams.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Questionable for Week 1

    Bushrod (personal) is listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener against the Bucs, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

    Bushrod is questionable due to a personal matter. It is unclear what he is dealing with at this time, but his status will be determined closer to kickoff. He is currently slated to back up Terron Armstead heading into the season.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Takes first team reps during offseason program

    Bushrod (arm) took some first-team reps at guard during the Saints' offseason program, Larry Holder of The Times-Picayune reports.

    Bushrod underwent surgery on his arm back in January, but was always expected to be ready for Organized Team Activities. The 33-year-old guard signed with the Saints in March and will be a nice depth option along their offensive line.

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  • Saints' Jermon Bushrod: Signs with Saints

    The Saints signed Bushrod to a one-year contract Friday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.

    Bushrod underwent surgery on his right arm in January but doesn't expect to have any issues for the 2018 season. The 33-year-old was also sidelined the final six games of 2017 with a foot injury.

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  • Dolphins' Jermon Bushrod: Undergoes arm surgery

    Bushrod underwent surgery in January to repair his right arm but expects to be back to full strength for the start of Organized Team Activities in April, Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.

    Bushrod was sidelined for the Dolphins' final six games last season due to a foot injury, but it appears that's no longer an issue for the 33-year-old. Instead, his focus has shifted to rehabbing the arm, though he doesn't view it as a concern heading into offseason workouts. It remains uncertain if Bushrod will attend OTAs with the Dolphins or another team, as he's set to become an unrestricted free agent March 14 and may not be re-signed by Miami after Jesse Davis filled in admirably at right guard in the second half of the season to solidify a starting spot in 2018. If Bushrod expresses no interest in returning to the Dolphins in a backup role or attracts little attention from other teams, he acknowledged that retirement is a possibility.

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  • Dolphins' Jermon Bushrod: Moved to IR

    Bushrod (foot) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday.

    The veteran lineman has been dealing with the foot injury for more than a month and has made limited progress in his recovery, so the Dolphins decided to shutter him for the remainder of 2017. Bushrod's absence likely locks in Jesse Davis as the team's starting right guard for the final two games.

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  • Dolphins' Jermon Bushrod: Won't play Sunday

    Bushrod (foot) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.

    Bushrod was a limited participant in Thursday's session, but was unable to practice at any point this week, making it an easy decision for the Dolphins to hold him out. Jesse Davis is likely set to make another start at right guard in Bushrod's stead.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 318 lbs
Birthplace: Fredricksburg, VA, USA
Age: 37
School: Towson
Experience: 13