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Eric Kush | Center | #64

Team: Chicago Bears
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/9/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 317
College: California (PA)
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 6 (170) / KC
Contract: view contract details

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Bears G/C Eric Kush has been diagnosed with a torn hamstring, and will miss the entire season.
He's undergoing surgery. Kush signed a "two-year, $2.7 million" deal in February. He made four starts off the bench in 2016, and was to be the Bears' top reserve interior lineman. Kush could be released with an injury settlement if he manages to get healthy in 2017. Mon, Aug 7, 2017 02:17:00 PM

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Bears re-signed C/G Eric Kush to a two-year, $2.7 million contract.

The deal includes $500,000 guaranteed. Kush was one of the more entertaining personalities on an overly-dry Hard Knocks season last summer with the Rams. He ended up being a part of final cuts and was claimed off waivers by the Bears. Kush made four starts at left guard and will be back to compete for an interior reserve job.
Wed, Feb 15, 2017 11:58:00 AM

Bears claimed C Eric Kush off waivers from the Rams.

The Hard Knocks personality will provide interior depth after reserve Hroniss Grasu (ACL) was lost for the season.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 01:01:00 PM

Rams signed C Eric Kush and C Brian Folkerts.

The Rams are shuffling their line depth after a dreadful Week 10 performance. Tim Barnes has been one of the league's worst centers this season.
Tue, Nov 17, 2015 04:43:00 PM

Texans signed C Eric Kush to a two-year, $984,706 deal.

He'll provide interior depth after reserve C Greg Mancz was sent to I.R. Kush briefly competed for the Chiefs' center job last offseason. He's spent time with the Bucs this season.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 05:02:00 PM

Bucs claimed C Eric Kush off waivers from the Chiefs.

Kush was a candidate for the Chiefs' starting center job this summer. He has only three games of experience, but is an upside flier for Tampa's wafer-thin line.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 12:49:00 PM

Chiefs waived C Eric Kush.

Kush was originally penciled in as the Chiefs' starting center, but that changed after Mitch Morse was taken with the No. 49 pick. A 2013 sixth rounder, Kush ends his Chiefs career with just three appearances.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 04:03:00 PM

Eric Kush is expected to take over as the Chiefs' starting center in 2015.

With Rodney Hudson defecting for Oakland as a free agent, the job appears to be Kush's to lose. Kush was the 170th overall pick in the 2013 draft. He played zero snaps last season after being in on 73 plays as a rookie. Director of player personnel Chris Ballard believes Kush "has got a bright future."
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 02:56:00 PM

Chiefs agreed to terms with No. 170 overall pick C Eric Kush on a four-year contract.

Kush saw time at left tackle for small-school Cal-Penn, but projects as an interior lineman for the Chiefs. Standing in at 6-foot-4, 304 pounds, Kush has plus athleticism. Center is his most likely long-term position.
Fri, May 10, 2013 12:11:00 PM

Chiefs selected Cal-Penn C Eric Kush with the No. 170 overall pick.

Kush (6-foot-3 7/8, 304) made 32 starts at tiny Cal-Penn, playing left tackle and center. He projects to the interior in the pros. Kush ran a 5.04 forty with a 30-inch vertical and 4.35 short shuttle at his Pro Day. Bush has plus athleticism and size for a center.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 03:45:00 PM

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