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Bears Release LT Jermon Bushrod

The Chicago Bears announced the the release of veteran LT Jermon Bushrod on Tuesday.

There was talk that Bushrod was likely to be a cap casualty after a poor 2015 season, so this shouldn’t come as a major surprise.

Bushrod, 31, was entering the fourth year of his five-year, $35.965 million contract that included $22.465 million guaranteed. He was set to make a base salary of $6.4 million for the 2016 season.

According to OverTheCap.com, releasing Bushrod will free up $4.3 million in available cap space while creating $4.4 million in dead money.

In 2015, Bushrod appeared in 12 games for the Bears. However, he was limited to playing just 238 total snaps this past season.

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