Found October 09, 2012 on 60 Max Power O:
Although no official word has come down, it appears that Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing may have torn his ACL last night against the New York Jets. Cushing went down when Matt Slauson illegally cut him from behind, something we're sure the NFL will be looking at today. "Crisis No. 1. I don’t know who told me one time, but he said there are always two or three crises in a season." Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said. "If this is our first one, then we’ve got to be ready for it. But one thing we learned last year was that we’re a team and we’re going to win and lose as a team. [The players] are focused on that. We already talked about it. And they understand. I know this team has tremendous character, and there are times you have to reach a little deeper than normal. If we have to do that, I think we’ll find a way.” The undefeated Texans have been in this situation before. Last season, after losing both QB Matt Schaub and WR Andre Johnson, they pulled it together a...
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  • I do think a line judge was very close to that play. A lot of the jet players,last night,could be handled for fondling on most of the pass routes. Looks loke the owners have told the system to overlook a lot and excite the fans?
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