Brian Cushing: This has been my favorite training camp

There aren't many players in the NFL who will admit to enjoying training camp, but things are different for Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing.The seventh-year player said he's enjoying this year's camp, as it marks the first time he isn't coming off knee surgery since 2012.“To be honest with you, this has been my favorite and maybe my best camp, just because I have a whole...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cushing Says Only Chicks Drink Starbucks

On Tuesday's "Hard Knocks" we all learned an important opinion of Brian Cushing. Only chicks drink Starbucks. The Texans...
Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Megan Cushing: Hottest Photos of Brian Cushing’s Wife

People got their first good look at Megan Cushing, Houston Texans’ Brian Cushing’s wife, courtesy of the HBO series Hard...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cushing Dominates Alfred Blue, Wins ‘Hard Knocks’ Episode 2 (Videos)

If you missed Episode 2 of HBO’s latest season of “Hard Knocks” on Tuesday night, we have a very important message to pass along: Please don’t mess with Brian Cushing. The Houston Texans linebacker often gets lost in a defense dominated by large personalities like J.J. Watt and Vince Wilfork. Yet Cushing, a former NFL Rookie of the Year and Pro Bowler, is no slouch, especially...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Texans facing a make-or-break season in 2015

With the Houston Texans serving as the subject of this season's installment of "Hard Knocks," every aspect that goes into shaping the 2015 roster will be documented for a national television audience.But the drama and the tough decisions won't end when the cameras stop rolling at the end of camp. The Texans have a number of players who need to step up during the season in order to...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Healthy Brian Cushing Could Be Key to Houston Texans Defense

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) The Houston Texans beefed up their defensive unit in the offseason, utilizing both free agency and the draft to add Vince Wilfork, Kevin Johnson and Benardrick McKinney to a depth chart that already boasts J.J. Watt, Johnathan Joseph and should be returning the injured Jadeveon Clowney in the near future. While all of those additions and holdovers...
Via The Sports Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

10 best players on the Houston Texans 2015 roster

The Houston Texans have a very promising season ahead of them. However, they aren’t clear cut division winners because their main rival are the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have a very talented team, and arguably the best quarterback in the NFL right now, Andrew Luck. The Texans have some great players on their roster and they have to work hard if they want to dethrone the Colts...
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Four Houston Texans who have to produce in 2015

The Houston Texans are poised to make a playoff run this season. They missed the playoffs the past couple of seasons and this season they have a good chance to turn that around. In order for them to make it, there are a few players that need to produce to ensure a playoff spot. Jadeveon Clowney After being drafted first overall during the 2014 NFL draft, The Houston Texans had...
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Houston Texans forgotten star, poised for a comeback year in 2015

The Texans made some big offseason moves on the defensive side of the ball, including former All-Pro lineman Vince Wilfork. He will definitely be a help anchoring down the middle of the line, and free up some double teams for JJ Watt. As big of an addition as Wilfork may be, and including getting Jadeveon Clowney back from knee surgery, the biggest returning factor is that of Brian...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Two stats that prove the Houston Texans are as dynamic as any in the NFL

When scrolling through Twitter today, I came across these two tweets from the Houston Texans official Twitter account of their public relations staff: The @HoustonTexans defense led the AFC and ranked third in the @NFL allowing only 293 yards per game over the last seven games of 2014 — Texans PR (@TexansPR) June 23, 2015 #Texans @ArianFoster averages 4.54 yards per carry over...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Quarterback Competition: Who should start at quarterback for the Houston Texans?

The Houston Texans have the star power in place with players such as: J.J. Watt, Arian Foster, Brian Cushing and DeAndre Hopkins to be a playoff team in 2015. The only thing holding the Texans back could be sub-par quarterback play. An intense quarterback competition is brewing in Houston between Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallet. While Mallett may have more upside, Hoyer is unquestionably...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Cushing earns praise during Houston OTAs

Coming off consecutive season-ending knee surgeries, Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing failed to make a major impact last year. As the team wraps up OTAs, his head coach believes Cushing is looking more like his old self. Bill O'Brien singled out Cushing for his performance during the team's offseason program. “He’s come back and he’s had a hell of an offseason,” O’Brien...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Top Five Houston Texans Players of All-Time

It's been 14 years since the Houston Texans entered the NFL. It's 14 years since David Carr became the first Texan ever drafted (no, he's not on the list). Their first season ended 4-12. The team's gone a long way since then, clinching two divisional championships.There's been a lot of good players, and a lot of not so good players. Here's my top five all-time Texans list:5) Matt...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Texans will debut on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ on August 11

HBO Sports and NFL Films announced Wednesday that the Houston Texans will be featured on the 10th season of ‘Hard Knocks.’ The one-hour show will kick off Tuesday, Aug. 11 (10:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. The season finale is Sept. 8. “We are thrilled that the tenth edition of HARD KNOCKS will spotlight a team in a division that we have not featured previously...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Texans Defense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt restructures deal to free up $8 million for Texans

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt has restructured his contract to free up $8 million of salary-cap room for the team, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. Watt, theunanimous choice as NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2014, has agreed to turn a $10 million roster bonus he was due into a signing bonus. In his fourth pro season, Watt had...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Cushing played part of 2014 with broken wrist: Report

Brian Cushing has had a recent run of bad luck when it comes to his health. One that no NFL player would even wish upon his biggest rival. The Houston Texans linebacker tore his ACL in 2012 and broke his leg and tore his LCL in 2013 and now, despite the fact that he played 14 games in 2014, claims he was hiding an injury that required surgery this offseason: A broken wrist. ...
Via The Other Paper
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing Absolutely Crushes Browns QB Brian Hoyer

With the injuries that he has suffered over the last few years as well as this season it is easy to forget what a beast the Houston Texans have at linebacker in Brian Cushing. Tack on all the attention that J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney (in spite of not playing much) get and Cushing has almost become the 'other guy.'So in his return to action Sunday against the Browns after a two...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Arian Foster, Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing

The Houston Texans, with Ryan Mallett as their new starting quarterback, head north to Cleveland to take on the Browns on Sunday afternoon. A big blow to the their offense will be the downgrade of Arian Foster from questionable to out. ESPN reports that Foster will not make the trip as he continues to rehab his injured groin. #458295502 / Arian Foster injured...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles LB Connor Barwin Destroying Carolina's O-Line and Cam Newton

Pretty much since the Houston Texans let Connor Barwin go the team has had issues with keeping linebackers healthy. With Brian Cushing having issues again this season and rookie Jadeveon Clowney unable to contribute much yet it sure would be nice if the Texans had a guy as capable as Barwin to pick up the slack.How capable is he? Well--did you see how bad he destroyed the Carolina...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Cushing, Clowney inactive for Texans against Eagles

Getty Images The Houston Texans will be without Brian Cushing and Jadeveon Clowney when they play the Philadelphia Eagles today. Cushing had been expected to play in this game but his knee continues to be bothersome. He could return as soon as next week. “Obviously, I want to play and I hope to play, and the coaches want me to play. That’s the plan,” Cushing said after practicing...
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans sit Cushing vs. Titans with Clowney active

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Houston Texans have deactivated their top tackler, linebacker Brian Cushing, for their game against the Tennessee Titans with a sore knee, but top draft pick Jadeveon Clowney is active. This will be the first game Cushing has missed this season. His knee kept him from practicing all week, and Akeem Dent will start in his place. Clowney is active for the...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans Injury Report: Linebackers Jadeveon Clowney, Brian Cushing Both Sit Out Thursday

By the looks of the Thursday injury report, the Houston Texans might not get their rookie linebacker back for the Monday night game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field Rookie linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (knee), who has been sidelined since the season opener, did not participate in practice Thursday and there’s already speculation that he […] Texans Injury Report:...
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October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Fitzpatrick Delivers Passionate Pregame Speech Before Facing Bills (Video)

Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick was fired all the way up before Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Although defensive end J.J. Watt and linebacker Brian Cushing typically lead the pregame huddles, the two players decided to turn the honor over to their bearded signal-caller, who was overflowing with emotion about facing his former team. The normally reserved...
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cushing's return great relief for Texans' defense

HOUSTON - Of all the story lines for the Houston Texans heading into the Sunday's season opener against the Washington Redskins, Brian Cushing's return to action on the defense has often been overlooked. Cushing last played for the Texans on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 7 last season, where he suffered a season-ending knee injury that required surgery. While news...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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