Kush with the Chicago Bears
|Date of birth:September 9, 1989|
|Place of birth: Bridgeville, Pennsylvania|
|College: California (PA)|
|NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 6 / Pick: 170|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Kansas City Chiefs ( 2013− 2015)|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2018|
Eric Kush (born September 9, 1989) is an American football guard for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California University of Pennsylvania. Kush was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round with the 170th overall pick of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Kansas City Chiefs
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
St. Louis/Los Angeles Rams
On September 4, 2016, Kush was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Bears. He appeared in eight games with four starts for the Bears in 2016.
Kush started the first seven weeks of the 2018 season at left guard, eventually sharing time with rookie James Daniels. Daniels took over the position when Kush suffered a neck injury. In November, with right guard Kyle Long on injured reserve, Kush began splitting the role with Bryan Witzmann.
- "Draft Prospects - Eric Kush". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/draft/2013/profiles/eric-kush?id=2541312. Retrieved May 7, 2013.
- Paylor, Terez A. (September 5, 2015). "Chiefs set 53-man roster after cutting Mike Catapano, Eric Kush and others". The Kansas City Star. http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article34194501.html. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
- Kania, Joe (September 6, 2015). "5 Things to Know about Players Claimed". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/5-things-to-know-about-players-claimed-15822242. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
- Smith, Scott (September 14, 2015). "Bucs Add Veteran Hawley to O-Line". https://www.buccaneers.com/news/bucs-add-veteran-hawley-to-o-line-15870349. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
- "On The Prowl 9/16: Nine-Minute Madden Fumble". September 16, 2015. https://www.panthers.com/news/on-the-prowl-9-16-nine-minute-madden-fumble-15883981. Retrieved September 17, 2015.
- Wilson, Aaron (November 5, 2015). "Texans signed lineman Eric Kush to two-year, $984,706 contract". http://blog.chron.com/ultimatetexans/2015/11/texans-signed-lineman-eric-kush-to-two-year-984706-contract/.
- "Rams Make 53-Man Roster Decisions". September 3, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20170831132249/http://www.therams.com/news-and-events/article-1/Rams-Make-53-Man-Roster-Decisions/d9eabd99-516f-482a-ba08-783512f449de.
- Finley, Patrick (September 4, 2016). "Bears claim C Eric Kush form Rams, CB Cre’von LeBlanc from Pats". ChicagoSunTimes.com. http://chicago.suntimes.com/sports/bears-claim-c-eric-kush-form-rams-cb-crevon-leblanc-from-pats/. Retrieved September 4, 2016.
- Mayer, Larry (February 15, 2017). "Bears ink Kush to two-year deal". https://www.chicagobears.com/news/bears-ink-kush-to-two-year-deal-18562631.
- Mayer, Larry (August 7, 2017). "Kush out for season with torn hamstring". https://www.chicagobears.com/news/kush-out-for-season-with-torn-hamstring-19143130.
- Eurich, Matt (October 27, 2018). "James Daniels to make first NFL start in Week 8". 247Sports.com. https://247sports.com/nfl/chicago-bears/Article/James-Daniels-first-Bears-start-2018-123821622/. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- Mayer, Larry (November 4, 2018). "2-Minute Drill: Fuller leads takeaway parade". Chicago Bears. https://www.chicagobears.com/news/2-minute-drill-fuller-leads-takeaway-parade. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- Shook, Nick (March 14, 2019). "Browns sign veteran offensive lineman Eric Kush". https://www.clevelandbrowns.com/news/browns-sign-veteran-offensive-lineman-eric-kush.
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