Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/9/12
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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 block is legal. "I got cut," Cushing told USA Today. "I got cut on a run play. It happens. I was just keeping my head up. Whatever happens, happens. It's football. It's part of the game." Cushing was the Texans' leading tackler this season. Surviving injuries is not a new challenge in Houston. Coach Gary Kubiak said Monday night that the Texans were prepared to deal with adversity over the past two or three seasons when wide receiver Andre Johnson, quarterback Matt Schaub and defensive end Mario Williams -- who left in free agency to sign with the Buffalo Bills in March -- were lost for extended periods. Al...
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