Originally posted on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 2/20/13
It’s been awhile since we’ve seen or really heard from Houston Texans All Pro linebacker Brian Cushing.  Cushing tore his ACL after a nasty cut block From the Jets Matt Slauson. Per the Houston Texans team website, and owner Bob McNair, Cushing is about a week away from jogging, and ahead of schedule in his rehab. #TexansRadio @briancushing56 (ACL): “I’m about a week out of jogging right now. Really looking forward to that.” — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) February 19, 2013 Cushing: “It’s been a long, long journey & I still have a lot to go, but it just makes me cherish playing that much more.” #TexansRadio — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) February 19, 2013 The healthy return of Cushing is crucial for a team that by the end of the playoffs had all backups starting at linebacker and as a defense was unable to carry the equal weight of their high-profile offensive counterparts.
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