Brian Cushing RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Forte, Brian Cushing among big names available before trade deadline

    CBS Sports "The NFL trade deadline usually passes with a whimper, and this year might be no different, but several clubs are exploring fairly significant moves with Tuesday's cut-off to make trades approaching, and there is at least a modicum of feeling throughout the league that things may pick up this..." November 01

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Cushing played part of 2014 with a broken wrist. It happened gradually and he isn't even sure when exactly it happened. #Texans

  • Cushing, Clowney practice, could play against Browns

    Houston Chronicle "Inside linebacker Brian Cushing and outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney are expected to play against Cleveland, but running back Arian Foster is “definitely day-to-day,” according to coach Bill O’Brien. Foster, who’s nursing a groin injury, was asked how he felt and said, “great.” Foster..." November 13

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Bill O'Brien says "there is no accuracy to that report" by Pro Football Talk that Brian Cushing will not play this week."

  • Brian Cushing will miss at least a week with knee issue

    Pro Football Talk "When discussing highlights of Pittsburgh’s Monday night win over the Texans on Tuesday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, Ross Tucker noticed that Houston linebacker Brian Cushing was having trouble moving. He was, because of his knee. Per a league source, Cushing will miss at least..." October 22

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    Drew Dougherty @DoughertyDrew

    "Oh yeah."-O'Brien on if he expects Brian Cushing & Arian Foster to play vs. Colts.

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Brian Cushing said he's not sure when he'll be able to go full speed but he knows he'll be ready for opener against Washington.

  • Texans’ Brian Cushing focusing on Week 1 return

    Houston Chronicle "While Texans general manager Rick Smith and coach Bill O’Brien locked in on the 2014 NFL draft, linebacker Brian Cushing had a more pressing issue to attend to this weekend: his inaugural youth football camp at Pearland High School. Teaming with area high school and college coaches, Cushing led..." May 05

  • Brian Cushing says he's 100 percent healthy for Texans "In the past two seasons Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has played in a grand total of 12 games due to knee injuries. The former Defensive Rookie of the Year tore his ACL in 2012 and broke his fibula and tore his LCL in the same knee seven games into the 2013 season. On Wednesday,..." April 17

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    Brian Cushing @briancushing56

    It's not how many times you fall down but how many times you get back up. Life is tough but I'm the toughest SOB it's ever seen. Ill be back

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Sorry ... On Cushing -- It's a torn LCL and a broken leg. Again will need surgery.

  • Cushing’s season-ending injury leaves Texans in familiar dilemma

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans know what it’s like to play without middle linebacker Brian Cushing. It’s a feeling they had to get accustomed with after Cushing went down with a season-ending knee injury last year. It’s a feeling they’ll have to live with again this season. Cushing suffered both a fractured..." October 21

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Cushing can't put his weight on his left knee. He's going to the cart.

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Cushing is officially out for the game per press box announcement. #Texans

  • Brian Cushing practices hard despite heavy pockets

    Houston Chronicle "Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips had a couple of funny lines about inside linebacker Brian Cushing and his new $52 million extension. “Brian had his best practice today” Phillips said. “I thought he would be loaded down heavy but he was moving pretty good." September 07

  • Texans' cost for Cushing extension could be as low as 1 year, $12.2M

    CBS Sports "The Texans built ample protection into their six-year extension with linebacker Brian Cushing which while it has a max value of around $56 million could end up being far less. Cushing who has been suspended for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing drugs in the past and who is..." September 06

  • Texans, Brian Cushing agree to long-term contract extension

    Pro Football Talk "The Houston Texans are locking up linebacker Brian Cushing for the long haul. Cushing and the Texans have agreed on the terms of a long-term contract extension a league source tells PFT. Although Cushing was entering the final season of the five-year contract he signed as the Texans’..." September 03

  • Brian Cushing signs 6-year, $55.643 million extension

    Houston Chronicle "Inside linebacker Brian Cushing signed a six-year contract extension today that includes $21 million guaranteed and is worth $55.643 million. As the Texans’ first-round pick in 2009 Cushing signed a five-year contract worth $15.9 million. To free up $5.5 million the Texans restructured..." September 03

  • After 9 months of rehab, Cushing’s ready to play football

    Houston Chronicle "Even though he wasn’t allowed to actually play with his friends Friday Brian Cushing was one happy (training) camper. Are you kidding? He was on a football field again doing football things while surrounded by football players. Heaven. Football’s fun. Rehab isn’t. “It just feels right to..." July 27

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Dr. Andrews has cleared Texans LB Brian Cushing (ACL). He'll be ready to go for training camp, but the team is expected to ease him in.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dr. James Andrews cleared Texans LB Brian Cushing today. He will be ready for training camp. The team will ease him back into it.

  • J.J. Watt could become best ever, Brian Cushing says "Those who see Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's dominance up close and personal on a regular basis are running out of superlatives. Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips predicted after one season that Watt would end up with a Hall of Fame bust in Canton. One year later, Phillips..." July 03

  • Brian Cushing not focusing on expiring contract

    Houston Chronicle "We’ve heard a lot from Texans linebacker Brian Cushing so far this offseason about the status of his rehab. By all accounts, it’s going very well. What’s been talked about less is the fact that the 2009 first-round draft pick is entering the final year of his contract. The Texans typically..." May 29

  • Brian Cushing 'looks like he's ready,' Gary Kubiak says "Brian Cushing told the Houston Texas' team website in mid-April that he is preparing to be "110 percent" in time for career-best season after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament early last October. So far, so good. Owner Bob McNair said early this offseason that the team's best linebacker..." May 07

  • Slauson wants to apologize to Cushing

    Fox Sports Southwest "The offensive lineman who ended Brian Cushing's season and inspired a new NFL rule would like Cushing to know he's sorry. Matt Slauson of the New York Jets hit Cushing, an inside linebacker for the Houston Texans, low and from behind in a game early last season, tearing Cushing's ACL. The NFL..." March 31

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