It looks like the Houston Texans' defense will be just fine without Brian Cushing.
The Texans scuffled a week ago in their first game without the star linebacker, but bounced back Sunday with a dominant defensive performance in a 43-13 win over the Baltimore Ravens.
Matt Schaub threw for two touchdowns, Arian Foster ran for two more and the defense had a score and added a safety to help Houston bounce back from a 42-24 loss to Green Bay last week.
''When you lose (Cushing) and all of the sudden you come in last week, it's human nature to say: `OK, how are we going to be?' coach Gary Kubiak said. ''We walked out here and didn't feel good about it last week. What we found out today, we can still play great defense and expect to do that the rest of the year.''
Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said the team needed a game like this to forget about last week.
''We wanted to come out and make a statement,'' Phillips said. ''I thought it was a great game for us.''
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