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ILB Brian Cushing - Houston Texans

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

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He is listed as questionable on this week's official injury report.

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From Mark Wimer's Monday injury report (Mon Oct 27): Cushing was unable to practice last week due to his injured knee, and he was inactive on Sunday after being listed as questionable to play on Friday.

General News (Fri Oct 31): partially participated in Friday's practice and is questionable to play this weekend.

General News (Thu Oct 30): did not practice on Thursday.

General News (Wed Oct 29): did not practice on Wednesday.

Recent Stats and Projections

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5 at DAL 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 vs IND 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 at PIT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 vs PHI PROJ-Norton 0 * * * * * * *

Latest News

Texans | Friday injury report (Fri Oct 31, 05:33 PM) - Houston Texans LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) has been ruled out for Week 9 against the Philadelphia Eagles. LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee, illness), LB Brian Cushing (knee) and CB Darryl Morris (ankle) are questionable, while RB Alfred Blue (ankle), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), LB Whitney Mercilus (shoulder), LB Brooks Reed (groin), CB Jumal Rolle (wrist) and LB John Simon (ankle) are probable. Tarpinian, Clowney and Morris didn't practice Friday, Oct. 31. Cushing, Blue, Joseph, Reed and Simon were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Texans | Thursday practice report (Thu Oct 30, 07:07 PM) - Houston Texans LBs Brian Cushing (knee), Brooks Reed (groin) and Jeff Tarpinian (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. RB Alfred Blue (ankle), LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and LB John Simon (ankle) were limited. DE Tim Jamison (groin), LB Whitney Mercilus (shoulder) and CB Jumal Rolle (wrist) practiced fully.

Texans | Wednesday practice report (Wed Oct 29, 07:25 PM) - Houston Texans LB Jadeveon Clowney (knee), LB Brian Cushing (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), LB Brooks Reed (groin) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. RB Alfred Blue (ankle), CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and LB John Simon (ankle) were limited, while DE Tim Jamison (groin) and LB Whitney Mercilus (shoulder) practiced in full.

Texans | Week 8 Inactives (Sun Oct 26, 11:47 AM) - The Houston Texans have declared LB Brian Cushing, CB Darryl Morris, WR DeVier Posey, LB Jeff Tarpinian, OT Jeff Adams, S Josh Aubrey, QB Tom Savage inactive for Week 8.

Our View: Cushing hasn't looked like his old self this year, so it is not as big a blow to the Texans defense to lose him as it might appear.

Texans | Friday injury report (Fri Oct 24, 05:20 PM) - Houston Texans CB Darryl Morris (ankle) and LB Jeff Tarpinian (knee) have been ruled out for Week 8 against the Tennessee Titans. LBs Jadeveon Clowney (knee), Brian Cushing (knee), Brooks Reed (groin) and John Simon (ankle) are questionable, while LB Akeem Dent (wrist), DE Tim Jamison (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (knee), LB Mike Mohamed (calf) and DT Jerrell Powe (shoulder) are probable. Morris, Tarpinian and Cushing didn't practice Friday, Oct. 24. Clowney, Reed, Simon and Joseph were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Schedule

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11@ Cleveland Browns
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13vs Tennessee Titans
14@ Jacksonville Jaguars
15@ Indianapolis Colts
16vs Baltimore Ravens
17vs Jacksonville Jaguars