Posts Tagged ‘Brian Cushing’

Texans LB Brian Cushing on Slauson’s fine: “That’s not going to change how my knee feels”

For the first time since his season ended with a torn ACL, Texans LB Brian Cushing met the media. And because we are here in Houston, we were there to listen. First, the newsworthy stuff. Cushing hasn’t heard from Jets G Matt Slauson, who was fined $10K for his hit on the former USC star that ended his season. He doesn’t expect to. Nor, by the way, did Cushing seem to care one way or the other that Slausin was fined for the cut block. “That’s the thing,” Cushing said. “That’s not going to change how my knee feels or whether I can get back on the field. That’s up to me now, the doctors, rehab as much as I […]

Cover Two Podcast: Chat with Cushing; Tebow talk

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is playing better than just about any defender in the NFL and is the driving force behind Houston’s vastly improved defense. He joined the Cover Two Podcast to discuss his strong start.

Texans seek players to fit new 3-4 defense

The Texans struggled on defense last season, surrendering the fourth-most points (26.7 per game) in the NFL, and that led to two key changes.

Texans’ McNair would like a team full of Cushings

If Texans owner Bob McNair is passionate about anything, it’s building a team of players full of passion.

Roundup: Jackson wants to catch passes, not flak

Eagles WR DeSean Jackson exchanged barbs in the media with former Eagles QB Donovan McNabb last week. Now, according to The Philadelphia Daily News, he’s done talking about anyone who is not currently on Eagles’ roster.

Texans’ Cushing denies taking banned substance

Texans LB Brian Cushing said Thursday that he didn’t ingest or inject anything into his body, and he denied taking any substances banned by the NFL.

Breakdown of the Cushing revote

The Associated Press held a revote for the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award Wednesday, with a nationwide panel of 50 sports writers and broadcasters voting to give Texans LB Brian Cushing the award again.

Cushing will hold news conference

Texans LB Brian Cushing is scheduled to hold a news conference at 1 p.m. CT on Thursday to discuss his four-game suspension from the NFL.

Sanchez stunned by Cushing’s suspension

Jets QB Mark Sanchez, who was Texans LB Brian Cushing’s roommate in college, said on Wednesday that he couldn’t believe it when he heard the news of Cushing’s suspension for a banned substance.

Cushing’s failed tests break ground

Brian Cushing will still be eligible for the AP Defensive Player of the Year Award, but if the voters thought he should win it again, a quick survey might have told them not to take the measures they’re about to take.

Cushing’s suspension could cost him down the road

In addition to the stigma of being stripped of his 2009 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award in the wake of a four-game suspension for using a banned substance, there is another issue for Texans LB Brian Cushing: How does this affect his wallet?

Maualuga tries to comfort old pal Cushing

Bengals LB Rey Maualuga said Monday night that he has gained perspective on many things after his January DUI arrest in Kentucky forced him to confront a drinking problem.

Texans will look to Adibi, Sharpton in Cushing’s place

The Texans, who will be without LB Brian Cushing for the first four games of 2010, will shift Zac Diles and let Xavier Adibi and rookie Darryl Sharpton compete for a starting spot, according to the Houston Chronicle.

Roundup: Chargers linemen ‘livid’ at LT

Former Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson certainly did not ingratiate himself to his teammates on the way out of town.

Rookie LB Cushing will start for Texans

Texans rookie LB Brian Cushing will start Sunday against the Patriots, according to a league source.

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