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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.
âThey tell me he got caught on a play and his foot mightâve gotten stuck in the turf," said Gary Kubiak after the game. "Obviously, thatâs crisis No. 1. Weâll take him home and get it looked at. Obviously, weâre very concerned. Letâs sit here and hope for the best.ââ
The Texans are 5-0 for the first-time-ever but will have to survive without their best defensive player. Â Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips will now turn to Tim Dobbins and Bradie James.
âWe played most of the game tonight without him. The guys who went in played well. If heâs out weâll have to play with what we have.ââ
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TEXANS LINEBACKER BRIAN CUSHING COMMENTS ON INJURY -
âTrust me when I say that Iâll be back better than ever next year; but in the meantime, I want to thank my teammates, coaches, and you fans for all the amazing love and support. Oh, and WE are STILL winning THIS yearâs Super Bowl.â - Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing after finding out his season was over due to tearing his...
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...
Texans Coach GaryÂ Kubiak Confirms LB BrianÂ Cushing Tore His ACL -Houston Texansâ head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed on Tuesday that Pro Bowl middle linebacker Brian Cushing tore his ACL during Monday nightâs game against the Jets. The impact is big for the Texans, as theyâve lost the quarterback of their 3rd ranked defense until deep in the playoffs at the earliest. The Texans...
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 nightâs 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.
According to Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com, Houston Texans cornerback Daniel Manning said that linebacker Brian Cushing is on crutches after suffering a knee injury during tonightâs win over the Jets.It has been confirmed that Cushing will undergo additional tests on his knee on Tuesday.
Packers linebacker Clay Matthews ripped into the NFL for having a double standard for injured players. See what exactly had him fuming.
Clay Matthews is one of the toughest linebackers in the NFL, but player safety was the subject of the three-time Pro Bowlerâs Twitter feed on Monday night.
Matthews took to Twitter during Monday nightâs game between the Jets and Texans after a questionable low block on fellow USC alum Brian Cushing.
The injury to Cushing occurred when he was blocked by Jets lineman Matt Slauson...
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 Cushingâs left knee to buckle. Texans reporter John McClain said Cushing...
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 ESPNâs Adam Schefter, the Houston Texans fear that linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a torn ACL during last nightâs win over the Jets.Cushing went down after being chop blocked by Jets offensive lineman Matt Slausen.Â It was a play that was uncalled for.
Although the Houston Texas are one of the NFL's two remaining unbeatens, there's suddenly a feeling of concern for Gary Kubiak' team.
Their problem, however, doesn't appear as troubling as what the Green Bay Packers are experiencing.
Following a season-ending injury to All-Pro linebacker Brian Cushing, the Texans look to regroup Sunday night when they host a Packers...
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...