Chicago Bears LT Jermon Bushrod named to USA Football's All-Fundamentals Team

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Another offensive lineman has earned post-season awards... When was the last time we saw this many Bears o-linemen getting so much positive attention?

Jermon Bushrod is no stranger to post-season accolades. While in New Orleans, Bushrod was named to the Pro Bowl twice (2011 and 2012) and as part of the Saints OL for the Madden Most Valuable Protectors team twice (2009 and 2011).

In his first season with Chicago, the 6'5, 325 pound left tackle has now been named to USA Football's All-Fundamentals team.

From their website: "The fifth annual USA Football All-Fundamentals Team recognizes NFL players who employ proper technique, particularly when blocking and tackling, which fosters inherent safety benefits and better on-field performance."

USA Football is the national governing body for football, focusing primarily on player safety from children's leagues all the way up through the pros, and this year's selection committee was Herm Edwards, Merrill Hoge, Bill Polian, Carl Peterson, and Charles Davis. The full list of winners can be found HERE.

Four previous Chicago Bears players have earned this honor: Charles Tillman (2012), Devin Hester and Julius Peppers (2011), and Patrick Mannelly (2010).

Congratulations to Bushrod for winning this award... We wish you many years of continued success in Chicago!

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