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Texans | Brian Cushing medically cleared

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:24:00 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) was medically cleared Thursday, April 17.

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Texans | Brian Cushing discusses rehab

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 18:15:35 -0800

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) said Friday, Jan. 3, that he still has a while left in his rehab from knee surgery. "I probably have about another month-and-a-half, two months until I'm 100 percent," Cushing said.

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Texans | Brian Cushing set for surgery

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 09:10:08 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (leg, knee) will have surgery Tuesday, Oct. 22, after he fractured his left leg and tore his lateral collateral ligament in his knee in Week 7.

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Texans | Brian Cushing out for season

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:48:51 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (leg, knee) will miss the rest of the season after breaking his left leg and tearing the lateral collateral ligament in his knee in Week 7. He's expected to need three months of recovery time.

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Texans | Brian Cushing to have surgery

Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:40:24 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (leg, knee) suffered a broken fibula and a torn lateral collateral ligament in the team's Week 7 game, and will have surgery in the next couple days.

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Texans | Brian Cushing on crutches

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 17:30:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) was on crutches after the Week 7 game against the Kansas City Chiefs due to the left knee injury he suffered during the game. He is believed to have a torn lateral cruciate ligament in his left leg which will likely require surgery. The injury is not believed to be as bad as last season when he missed 11 games due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the same knee, but he is expected to be sidelined for the remainder of the season. He is also believed to have a broken leg, according to sources. He will have an MRI Monday, Oct. 21.

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Texans | Brian Cushing goes down

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:16:57 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) left the Week 7 game against the Kansas City Chiefs in the third quarter due to an apparent left knee injury. He immediately went to the ground, ripping off his helmet while clutching his left knee in obvious pain.

Fantasy Tip: Cushing was carted off after being hit with a chop block. He missed 11 games last season due to a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, so there is a lot of concern in Houston right now.

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Texans | Brian Cushing fined for late hit

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:45:50 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing was fined $7,875 by the NFL for a late hit in the Week 6 game against the St. Louis Rams.

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Texans | 12 players listed as probable

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 15:52:24 -0700

Houston Texans FS Greg Jones (ankle, illness), WR Keshawn Martin (shoulder), WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), C Chris Myers (biceps), OG Brandon Brooks (toe), OG Wade Smith (knee), OT Duane Brown (toe), OT Derek Newton (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Darryl Sharpton (foot), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (toe) are listed as probable for Week 7. Jones, Martin, Smith and Sharpton were limited during practice Friday, Oct. 18, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Texans | Seven players fully practice

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 15:40:44 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), C Chris Myers (biceps), OG Brandon Brooks (toe), OT Derek Newton (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (toe) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 17.

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Texans | Six fully participate in practice

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 17:25:56 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (biceps), OT Derek Newton (knee), SS Eddie Pleasant (toe) and WR DeVier Posey (Achilles') practiced fully Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Texans | 15 probable for Week 6

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:19:57 -0700

Houston Texans LB Darryl Sharpton (foot), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Bryan Braman (neck, knee), Brandon Brooks (toe) and OT Duane Brown (toe) were all limited in practice Friday, Oct. 11, and are probable. FS Ed Reed (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (bicep), OT Derek Newton (knee), S Eddie Pleasant (ankle), WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), DE Antonio D. Smith (quadriceps), OT Ryan Harris (elbow) and DE J.J. Watt (nose) all fully participated in practice and are probable for Week 6

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Texans | Nine players take part in practice

Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:14:05 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), C Chris Myers (biceps), OT Ryan Harris (elbow), OT Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (quadriceps), DE J.J. Watt (nose), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 10.

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Texans | Eight players take part in practice

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:52:10 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), C Chris Myers (biceps), OT Derek Newton (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (quadriceps), DE J.J. Watt (nose), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (ankle) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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Texans | Brian Cushing cleared

Fri, 04 Oct 2013 12:05:24 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (concussion) has been cleared to play in Week 5 against the San Francisco 49ers.

Fantasy Tip: Get Cushing into your starting lineups in IDP leagues.

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Texans | Seven limited during practice

Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:46:34 -0700

Houston Texans FB Greg Jones (foot, groin), OG Wade Smith (knee), OT Duane Brown (toe), DE J.J. Watt (groin, nose), LB Bryan Braman (hamstring, shoulder), LB Brian Cushing (concussion) and FS Ed Reed (abdomen, hip) were limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 3.

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Texans | Eight do not practice

Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:05:50 -0700

Houston Texans OG Brandon Brooks (toe), LB Brian Cushing (concussion), LB Tim Dobbins (hamstring), FB Greg Jones (foot, groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (rest), LB Darryl Sharpton (foot, hip), OG Wade Smith (knee) and DE J.J. Watt (groin, nose) each did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 2.

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Texans | Brian Cushing feeling better

Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:45:17 -0700

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said LB Brian Cushing (concussion) is feeling better but will enter the concussion protocol.

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Texans | Brian Cushing suffers concussion

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:49:58 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (concussion) suffered a concussion during Week 4's game against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Texans | Nine players probable for Week 4

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 16:21:59 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), TE Garrett Graham (hip, groin), C Chris Myers (back), OG Wade Smith (knee), OT Derek Newton (knee, calf), LB Brian Cushing (knee, ankle), CB Brice McCain (knee), FS Ed Reed (hip) and SS Eddie Pleasant (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 27, and are listed as probable for Week 4.

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Texans | Five players take part in practice

Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:37:50 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), C Chris Myers (back), OT Derek Newton (knee, calf), LB Brian Cushing (knee, ankle) and CB Brice McCain (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 26.

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Texans | Five fully practice

Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:07:19 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee, ankle), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (back), T Derek Newton (knee, calf) and WR DeVier Posey (Achilles') were all limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 25.

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Texans | Nine probable

Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:56:13 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (rest), LB Joe Mays (quadriceps), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (back), OT Derek Newton (knee, calf, elbow), WR DeVier Posey (Achilles', foot), LB Darryl Sharpton (hip) and OG Wade Smith (knee) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 20, and are probable for Week 3.

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Texans | Eight practice in full

Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:00:27 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (rest), LB Joe Mays (quadriceps), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (back), OT Derek Newton (knee, calf), WR DeVier Posey (Achilles', foot) and LB Darryl Sharpton (hip) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 19.

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Texans | Eight practice in full

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 13:24:28 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee), TE Garrett Graham (hip, groin), LB Joe Mays (quadriceps), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (back), OT Derek Newton (knee, calf), WR DeVier Posey (Achilles', foot) and LB Darryl Sharpton (hip) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 18.

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Texans | 14 players listed as probable

Fri, 13 Sep 2013 15:24:54 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), TE Garrett Graham (hip), C Chris Myers (back), OG Wade Smith (knee), OT Duane Brown (ankle), OT Derek Newton (knee), DE Tim Jamison (foot), DE J.J. Watt (quadriceps), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Joe Mays (quadriceps), LB Brooks Reed (back), LB Darryl Sharpton (concussion), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Shiloh Keo (Achilles') are listed as probable for Week 2. Smith was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 13, while the other players fully practiced.

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Texans | 13 players fully practice

Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:38:19 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), TE Garrett Graham (hip), C Chris Myers (back), OT Duane Brown (ankle), OT Derek Newton (knee), DE Tim Jamison (foot), DE J.J. Watt (quadriceps), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Joe Mays (quadriceps), LB Brooks Reed (back), LB Darryl Sharpton (concussion), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Shiloh Keo (Achilles') fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 12.

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Texans | 10 practice in full

Wed, 11 Sep 2013 16:03:42 -0700

Houston Texans OT Duane Brown (ankle), LB Brian Cushing (knee), TE Garrett Graham (hip), S Shiloh Keo (Achilles'), LB Joe Mays (quadriceps), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Myers (back), WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), LB Brooks Reed (back) and LB Darryl Sharpton (concussion) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Texans | Nine players listed as probable

Sat, 07 Sep 2013 15:42:36 -0700

Houston Texans TE Garrett Graham (hip), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hamstring), LB Sam Montgomery (Achiilles'), LB Brooks Reed (back), CB CB A.J. Bouye (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (knee) fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 7, and are listed as probable for Week 1.

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Texans | 10 players fully practice

Fri, 06 Sep 2013 15:13:52 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), TE Garrett Graham (hip), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hamstring), LB Sam Montgomery (Achilles'), LB Brooks Reed (back), CB A.J. Bouye (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 6.

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Texans | Nine players fully practice

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 17:13:55 -0700

Houston Texans WR DeVier Posey (Achilles'), TE Garrett Graham (hip), LB Brian Cushing (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (hamstring), LB Sam Montgomery (Achilles'), LB Brooks Reed (back), CB A.J. Bouye (knee), CB Brice McCain (knee) and SS Eddie Pleasant (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 5.

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Texans | Brian Cushing extension numbers

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 15:00:47 -0700

Updating a previous report, Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing agreed to terms on a six year contract extension that pays $55.643 million, with $21 million guaranteed.

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Texans | Brian Cushing gets extension

Tue, 03 Sep 2013 14:07:43 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing will sign a six-year contract extension Tuesday, Sept. 3. Terms of the extension were not disclosed.

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Texans | Brian Cushing makes preseason debut

Sat, 17 Aug 2013 18:50:24 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (Achilles') made his preseason debut Saturday, Aug. 17, against the Miami Dolphins. It was his first action since suffering a torn Achilles' tendon Oct. 8, 2012.

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Texans | Brian Cushing expected to play

Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:00:46 -0700

Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said he believes LB Brian Cushing (knee) will be able to play in the team's second preseason game. Cushing said he plans to play in the game.

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Texans | Brian Cushing a full go

Sun, 04 Aug 2013 12:21:30 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) is receiving more repetitions in practice, and is a full-time participant now, according to head coach Gary Kubiak.

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Texans | Brian Cushing takes part in drills

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 11:14:25 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) participated in seven-on-seven drills during practice Thursday, Aug. 1. He said he did not have any problems with his surgically repaired knee and was able to cut and run.

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Texans | Concerned about ILB depth

Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:38:01 -0700

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said he is concerned about the team's lack of depth at inside linebacker. LBs Tim Dobbins and Cameron Collins have been working with the first-team defense because LBs Darryl Sharpton (groin) and Brian Cushing (knee) have not been able to participate in team drills. Kubiak said the team will keep an eye out on who is available at the position during the preseason.

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Texans | Brian Cushing cleared

Wed, 17 Jul 2013 11:22:14 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) has received clearance from Dr. James Andrews to participate once training camp begins. The team likely will limit Cushing's participation early in camp.

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Texans | Brian Cushing expects to get clearance next month

Sat, 15 Jun 2013 08:21:06 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) said he expects to receive medical clearance from Dr. James Andrews by July 17.

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Texans | Brian Cushing injury update

Fri, 31 May 2013 11:11:46 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) expects to be back for Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season, and possibly for the first day of training camp.

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Texans | Brian Cushing says no contract talks yet

Wed, 29 May 2013 15:01:35 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing said there has not been any contract talks with the team at this point. He said his major concern right now is to fully recover from his torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Texans | Brian Cushing says he will be ready for season

Mon, 20 May 2013 14:04:27 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) said he will definitely be ready for the start of the regular season and is pretty sure he will be ready for the start of training camp.

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Texans | Brian Cushing injury update

Mon, 06 May 2013 18:12:08 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) is expected to be ready for Week 1 of the regular season, according to head coach Gary Kubiak. "I'm watching him today, he sure looks like he's ready to go," Kubiak said Monday. "I know that it's not time to turn him loose yet, but he's come a long way. What'd he miss, 11 games last year plus two playoff games? You don't get that time back in this league, so I know he's chomping at the bit and ready to go."

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Texans | Brian Cushing will not take part in workouts

Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:14:11 -0700

Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak said LB Brian Cushing (knee) will not participate in offseason workouts. Cushing should be ready for the start of training camp.

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Texans | Brian Cushing injury update

Wed, 20 Feb 2013 07:44:33 -0800

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) hopes to begin jogging by next week in the next step of his rehab process. "Really looking forward to that," Cushing said. "Really, where I stand right now is just looking forward to the next step always and what's coming up and my progression. It's been a long, long journey and I still have a lot to go, but you know, it just makes me cherish playing that much more, because when it's taken away for you, you realize how much you love it."

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Texans | Won't pursue Percy Harvin or Mike Wallace

Tue, 12 Feb 2013 13:10:57 -0800

The Houston Texans will not pursue WR's Percy Harvin (Vikings) or Mike Wallace (Steelers) this offseason, according to John McClane of the Houston Chronicle. Instead, the Texans will focus on re-signing their own veteran players and extending players like LB Brian Cushing and DE Antonio D. Smith.

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Texans | Brian Cushing could start camp on PUP list

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:17:47 -0800

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) could start training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list because he is returning from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Texans | Brian Cushing ahead of schedule

Wed, 06 Feb 2013 14:09:41 -0800

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said LB Brian Cushing (knee) is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament.

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Texans | Brian Cushing undergoes surgery

Thu, 25 Oct 2012 17:12:51 -0700

Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing (knee) underwent surgery Thursday, Oct. 25, to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament and things reportedly went well.

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