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Jets offensive tackle Matt Slauson may have knocked Texans linebacker Brian Cushing out for the season by diving at his legs from behind on Monday night. Cushing was pursuing Jets running back Bilal Powell on a running play in the second quarter when Slauson dove at him from behind with a cut block that caused Cushing’s left knee to buckle. Texans reporter John McClain said Cushing appeared to be done for the season with a torn ACL.In an ironic twist, as our friend Mark Rafferty pointed out, Slauson is the same player who ripped Ndamukong Suh last season for being a dirty player. “Somebody needs to get him under control, because he’s trying to hurt people,” Slauson said of Suh last November. “It’s one thing to be an incredibly physical player and a tenacious player, but it’s another thing to set out to end that guy’s career.“I’m all for physicality, but within the framework of the game,” Slauson told the New York Post. “I know it takes a different type of person to be a defensive linem
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The Houston Texans are expecting the worst news possible from today's evaluation of linebacker Brian Cushing's left knee injury. The tests Tuesday were considered a formality to confirm Cushing is out of the season with a torn ACL. He was injured on a cut block by New York Jets offensive guard Matt Slauson in the second quarter. There was no penalty on the play and the...
The Houston Texans confirmed on Tuesday that linebacker Brian Cushing will be out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL, suffered in the Texans win over the Jets on Monday night.According to The Texans official website:Coach Gary Kubiak confirmed the news on Tuesday afternoon, a day after Cushing was injured against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium. Cushing will have...
One year ago. Week 5. The Houston Texans are off to a hot start, especially on defense, having held three of their first four opponents to 13 or fewer points. But in that fifth game of the season, Houston loses an elite presence in the front seven with Pro Bowler Mario Williams going down with a torn pectoral muscle. Panic in Texas. No way this team can compete without their...
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, an MRI has revealed that Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a torn ACL during last night’s win over the Jets.Cushing suffered the injury while be chop blocked by Jets offensive lineman Matt Slausen.Cushing will now undergo surgery to repair his ACL and miss the remainder of the season.
When Mario Williams decided to take his talents to Buffalo
during the most recent offseason, the Houston Texans defense suddenly became
the property of middle linebacker Brian Cushing. Now, the Texans are in the
market for a new owner once again, at least until the end of this season.
The All-Pro linebacker suffered what was determined as an
ACL tear in Monday night...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans fear that linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a torn ACL during last night’s win over the Jets.Cushing went down after being chop blocked by Jets offensive lineman Matt Slausen. It was a play that was uncalled for.
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans cut return specialist Trindon Holliday and signed linebacker Barrett Rudd on Wednesday in the wake of Brian Cushing's season-ending injury.Cushing tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in Monday night's 23-17 win over the New York Jets. The 6-foot-2, 242-pound Ruud was a second-round draft pick by Tampa Bay in 2005. He was cut by New...
The Houston Texans beat the San Diego Chargers Monday night 23-17 but have likely lost middle linebacker Brian Cushing for the season.Cushing appears to have a torn ACL, suffered when New York Jets guard Matt Slauson hit him in the back of the left knee.“They tell me he got caught on a play and his foot might’ve gotten stuck in the turf," said Gary Kubiak after the game...
Although the Houston Texas are one of the NFL's two remaining unbeatens, there's suddenly a feeling of concern for Gary Kubiak' team.
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Following a season-ending injury to All-Pro linebacker Brian Cushing, the Texans look to regroup Sunday night when they host a Packers...