• Brian Cushing suffers torn ACL; will miss the rest of the 2012 season

    Summary of 33 articles · Updated Oct 13, 2012
    • Cushing takes high road on Slauson’s low block

      Texans linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a torn ACL when Jets guard Matt Slauson dove at Cushing’s knee on Monday night.  Asked whether Cushing regards the hit as a dirty play, Cushing opted to avoid the debate. “Whether it was or it wasn’t, I’m
    • Would League Have Fined Slauson Without Matthews’ Rancor?

      By now, we’ve all seen the news that Jets offensive lineman Matt Slauson was fined $10,000 for “an illegal peel-back block” on Brian Cushing in the Jets most recent game against the Houston Texans on Monday night.  PFT has the dirty on the rul
    • Exception to “peel back” block rule may apply to Slauson hit

      The NFL has fined Jets guard Matt Slauson for his ACL-tearing blow to Texans linebacker Brian Cushing, reportedly claiming that the hit constitutes an illegal “peel back” block. So what is a “peel back” block?  Here’s the rule, from Rule 12, Se
    • Jets coach says block on Cushing wasn’t dirty

      While Texans coach Gary Kubiak said the team is waiting on the league to determine whether Jets guard Matt Slauson's cut block on linebacker Brian Cushing was legal or not, Jets coach Rex Ryan, never one to shy away from offering his opinion, came to th…
      Source: chron.com
    • Kubiak calls Cushing injury “a big blow,” won’t call block dirty

      Texans coach Gary Kubiak confirmed today that linebacker Brian Cushing has suffered a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season. “It’s what we thought, obviously, he tore his ACL and we lost him for the year, and he’s going to have surgery
    • Texans 23, Jets 17: Next man up, Cushing edition. Sigh.

      The saddest 5-0 fanbase? Houston Texans fans sad (and angry) at likely losing Brian Cushing for the season to a cheap-hit knee injury. Not just sad because of what it does for the team, but because nobody loves and lives football more than Cushing. And.…
      Source: chron.com

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