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56 Brian Cushing ILB

Houston Texans

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
15%1%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
7481.5111

Player Updates

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Texans place Brian Cushing, others on PUP
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Texans announced Monday that linebacker Brian Cushing, rookie defensive tackle Louis Nix and linebacker Trevardo Williams would begin training camp on the Physically Unable to Perform list. They are allowed to come off the list at any time between now and the start of the regular season. 

Cushing is coming back from a torn knee ligament and a broken fibula. Head coach Bill O'Brien is unsure when exactly he'll return to practice. Nix has a meniscus injury he's dealing with. Williams was placed on IR before last season with an injury. 

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Brian Cushing can't put timetable on return to the field
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Texans inside linebacker Brian Cushing didn't practice this spring and hasn't put on pads in a game since Oct. 20. That's when he tore a knee ligament and broke his fibula.

While he vowed to be ready for the season opener, Cushing would not put a timetable on his return to the practice field. "I know when it’s go-time, and I need to ramp it up and get on the field, I’ll be there," he told the team's website.

"I’m still working out every day," he added. "I’m just trying to be the best I can possibly be, come time for the camp. Come time for the season. The training staff’s done an unbelievable job."

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Brian Cushing should return for training camp
by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is expected to return during training camp, coach Bill O’Brien said Monday, reports the Houston Chronicle.

Cushing has been unable to fully participate in OTAs thus far but has remained active with the team during the sessions.

"He's out there everyday and he's one of the leaders of our football team," O’Brien said.

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Brian Cushing should be ready for season opener
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

Texans linebacker Brian Cushing, who tore a knee ligament and broke his fibula Week 7, isn't sure what he'll do during OTAs. But he's on track to be fully ready for the season opener.

"There's a lot more time to get ready for the season but I feel I'm well on my way to 100 percent," Cushing told CSNHouston.com. "I'm excited really for these next upcoming months to really just perfect myself and how I feel and to get ready overall."

OTAs start May 27.

"We're still kind of discussing that internally right now, just to try to figure out what we want to do, what kind of drills and whatnot I can take part in," Cushing said. "But I think I'll be doing a good amount and we'll see where I am and how I feel and kind of just discuss it as a group."

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Brian Cushing says he's 100 percent
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

Posting a picture of himself with his son from a beach, Texans linebacker Brian Cushing said via Twitter that he's been cleared for football. Cushing missed the last nine games of last season with a knee injury. 

"Quick Trip to Pensacola with my lead blocker, better believe I'm 100% #beachday #cleared #fivesixback," he wrote. 

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/9/13SD1010
29/15/13TEN01.500
39/22/13BAL0000
49/29/13SEA0001
510/6/13SF0000
610/13/13STL0000
710/20/13KC0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
P18/9/14@ ARI8:30 pm
P28/16/14ATL8:00 pm
P38/23/14@ DEN9:00 pm
P48/28/14SF8:00 pm
19/7/14WAS1:00 pm
29/14/14@ OAK4:25 pm
39/21/14@ NYG1:00 pm
49/28/14BUF1:00 pm
510/5/14@ DAL1:00 pm
610/9/14IND8:25 pm
710/20/14@ PIT8:30 pm
810/26/14@ TEN1:00 pm
911/2/14PHI1:00 pm
Bye: Week 10
1111/16/14@ CLE1:00 pm
1211/23/14CIN1:00 pm
1311/30/14TEN1:00 pm
1412/7/14@ JAC1:00 pm
1512/14/14@ IND1:00 pm
1612/21/14BAL1:00 pm
1712/28/14JAC1:00 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2009Houston Texans1613386.04744266.520010
2010Houston Texans127653.0231.5000.0004
2011Houston Texans1611476.0384252.5505
2012Houston Texans53023.070111.0102
2013Houston Texans74836.0121.511818.01813
TOTAL56401274.0127118506.220124
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2009Houston Texans1600200000
2010Houston Texans1200100000
2011Houston Texans1600200000
2012Houston Texans500100000
2013Houston Texans700100000
TOTAL5600700000
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/249
Birthdate:
1/24/1987
Age:
27
Hometown:
Park Ridge, NJ, USA
School:
USC
NFL Experience:
6
Awards:
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