Posts Tagged ‘brian cushing’

Gridiron Gab Week Six Preview – Green Bay at Houston

It’s hard to believe that the Packers enter week six with already three losses, and based on who they play Sunday night, they easily could be 2-4 when it’s said and done. The Pack travel to Houston to play the undefeated Texans, who are coming off a Monday night win, but lost LB Brian Cushing […]

Texans Lose LB Brian Cushing for the Year with Torn ACL

Texans head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed that inside linebacker Brian Cushing is lost for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament. He suffered the injury in the second quarter of the Texans 23-17 victory over the Jets Monday night. An MRI Tuesday morning revealed the damage. He’ll have surgery in a couple of weeks, […]

Gridiron Gab Week One Preview: Miami at Houston

The “Hard Knocks” team of 2012, the Miami Dolphins, are looking to change their image with new coach Joe Philbin, and Sunday they kickoff 2012 with a matchup vs the AFC South champs from 2011, the Texans. Miami is a young team with a new starter at QB in rookie Ryan Tannehill. The rook was […]

Gridiron Gab Links – AFC Morning Edition 8/24

Jets head coach Rex Ryan told the media today that wide receiver Santonio Holmes would play in the team’s preseason game Sunday. – NFL.com The Raiders have had a decent camp so far on defense, and as they break camp, they are hoping to carry it over into the third preseason game of 2012. – […]

Texans at Titans Friday Injury Report

Houston Out: WR Andre Johnson (hamstring) Doubtful: FB James Casey (chest) Questionable: G Antoine Caldwell (ankle) Probable: G Mike Brisiel (shin), T Duane Brown (knee), LB Brian Cushing (elbow), WR Jacoby Jones (groin), CB Johnathan Joseph (shoulder), QB Matt Leinart (left thumb), S Danieal Manning (fibula), LB DeMeco Ryans (hamstring), QB Matt Schaub (chest, hip), […]

Giants lay the hammer down on the Texans in 34-10 win

The Houston Texans were outmatched this afternoon in their 34-10 loss to the New York Giants.  The Giants played their best game of the season, driving the ball at will, running successfully with both running backs, utilizing a renewed punting game and playing excellent defense.   The Texans, on the other hand, were an all-out […]

NFL Commissioner Goodell Upholds LB Brian Cushing’s Suspension

This Thursday NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the original four-game suspension placed on Texans linebacker Brian Cushing earlier this summer for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. ”At the request of Texans owner Bob McNair, Commissioner Goodell reviewed additional medical information presented on behalf of Brian Cushing. The club and Cushing were notified today that […]

Texans Owner Lobbys Goodell for Reduction on Cushing Suspension

Last night, FOX 26 News broke the news that Texans owner Bob McNair  would meet with NFL Comissioner Roger Goodell with new and perhaps conclusive evidence that Brian Cushing was not taking banned substances to raise his hCG level.  McNair, who paid the path for this evidence, contends that his Rookie of the Year linebacker […]