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ILB Brian Cushing - Houston Texans

6-3, 243Born: 1-24-1987College: USCDrafted: Round 1, pick 15

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Cushing broke his fibula and tore his LCL during Week Seven of the 2013 season. He was medically cleared as of early April, and looks set to fully participate in regular season this year - he may be limited during training camp as he gets back into 'football shape'.

Summary

Cushing was a defensive star as a rookie, posting 133 tackles on his way to winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year award. Cushing again led the Texans with 114 tackles in 2011, but he's played only 12 games since then and developed a troubling injury history. Cushing is hoping to be ready for week one heading into 2014. He should have a lot of room to operate behind J.J. Watt if he can stay healthy, but at this point that is a big if. (May 6)

FBG Staff Rankings

ILB Redraft - 16, 8, 16, 32
Overall Redraft - 26, 12, 21
ILB Dynasty - 18, 17, 23
Overall Dynasty - 31, 24, 48

Stats and Projections

YEARGTKLASTSCKFFFRINTPDTD
2011 HOU 16 76 38 4 2 0 2 5 0
2012 HOU 5 22 7 0 1 0 1 2 0
2013 HOU 7 37 11 2 1 0 1 2 1
2014 PROJ-Rudnicki 16 78 * * * * * * *
2014 PROJ-Norton 16 87 * * * * * * *

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Latest News

Texans | Three defensive players placed on PUP list (Mon Jul 21, 06:13 PM) - Houston Texans DT Louis Nix (undisclosed), LB Brian Cushing (undisclosed) and LB Trevardo Williams (undisclosed) have been placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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2014 Schedule

1vs Washington Redskins
2@ Oakland Raiders
3@ New York Giants
4vs Buffalo Bills
5@ Dallas Cowboys
6vs Indianapolis Colts
7@ Pittsburgh Steelers
8@ Tennessee Titans
9vs Philadelphia Eagles
10--- BYE WEEK ---
11@ Cleveland Browns
12vs Cincinnati Bengals
13vs Tennessee Titans
14@ Jacksonville Jaguars
15@ Indianapolis Colts
16vs Baltimore Ravens
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