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56 Brian Cushing ILB
Height/Weight: 6-3/249 | Birthdate: 1/24/1987 | Birthplace: Park Ridge, NJ, USA | Team: Houston | College: USC | NFL Experience: 6 | Owned/Started%: 67/55 | Average Draft Position: 202.00
HOU
 
Projections
matchupTklSckFFFumRecPassDefINTTDSafety
Week 5 (@DAL) - Average4.10.10.00.00.20.000.0
Week 5 (@DAL) - Dave Richard00000000
Week 5 (@DAL) - Jamey Eisenberg00000000
2014 Season - Average51.52.01.002.51.000
2014 Season - Dave Richard582102100
2014 Season - Jamey Eisenberg452103100
 
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
4370000
 
 
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Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
10/01/2014Matthew Stafford, QB DET
Janoris Jenkins, CB STL
J.J. Watt, DE HOU
Lavonte David, OLB TB
Muhammad Wilkerson, DE NYJ
Paul Worrilow, ILB ATL
Brian Cushing, ILB HOU
Alfred Morris, RB WAS
Morgan Burnett, SS GB
09/25/2014Brian Cushing, ILB HOU
John Brown, WR ARI
Lavonte David, OLB TB
09/25/2014Michael Crabtree, WR SF
Luke Kuechly, MLB CAR
Brian Cushing, ILB HOU
Lamar Miller, RB MIA
 
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Texans struggle to stop the run during Week 3 loss
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/21/14) The Texans defense had its worst performance of the season during a 30-17 loss Week 3 at N.Y. Giants. Not only did the Giants total three touchdowns and three field goals, but they finished with 419 yards, which included 176 rushing yards from Rashad Jennings.

The Texans did force a fumble down inside the 5-yard line as the Giants were driving for a score in the first half. They also got a sack from J.J. Watt, while linebacker Brian Cushing finished with a team-high 17 tackles (eight solo). Safety Kendrick Lewis had a team-high 11 solo tackles and finished with 12 total tackles and one forced fumble.

The Texans will look to rebound Week 4 vs. Buffalo.

Texans have 11 injured players ruled active for Week 2
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/14/14) The following injured Texans have been ruled active for Week 2 at Oakland: A.J. Bouye (shoulder), Brian Cushing (ankle), Arian Foster (ribs), Garrett Graham (back), Tim Jamison (groin), Andre Johnson (ankle), Johnathan Joseph (foot), Elbert Mack (foot), Mike Mohamed (quadriceps), Jay Prosch (hand) and J.J. Watt (ankle, illness).
Texans list 10 as probable Week 2
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(9/12/14) The Texans have listed 10 players as probable Week 2 against the Raiders.

Tight end Garrett Graham WR Andre Johnson, CB Johnathan Joseph, CB A.J. Bouye, OL Tyson Clabo, LB Brian Cushing, RB Arian Foster, DE Tim Jamison, CB Elbert Mack, LB Mike Mohamed, OL Chris Myers, OL Derek Newton, FB Jay Prosch, OL Xaier Su'a-Filo, DE J.J. Watt and DT Louis Nix II are all probable heading into the game.

Defensive end Jadeveon Clowney was the only player ruled out for Week 2. 

Brian Cushing played 65 percent of the snaps
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(9/9/14) Texans linebacker Brian Cushing played 65 percent of the team's defensive snaps Week 1 as Houston manages his comeback from a broken leg and torn knee ligament, reports ESPN.com.

"He wants to be out there," coach Bill O'Brien said. "I think in critical situations, he will be out there."

Cushing made five tackles in the win over Washington.

Texans clear 10 injured players for Week 1
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(9/7/14) Texans cornerback A.J. Bouye (shoulder), tackle Tyson Clabo (ankle), linebacker Brian Cushing (ankle), defensive end Tim Jamison (groin), cornerback Johnathan Joseph (foot), linebacker Mike Mohamed (quadricep), center Chris Myers (toe), running back Jay Prosch (hand), guard Xavier Su'a-Filo (back) and linebacker Justin Tuggle (knee) were all cleared to play Week 1 vs. Washington. They were all listed as probable on the injury report.
 
 
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SeptemberTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSTklAstTotSacksIntYdsLgTDPass DefFFRecYdsTD
9/7WASW 17-6Yes2350000000000
9/14@OAKW 30-14Yes5160000000000
9/21@NYGL 17-30Yes89170000000000
9/28BUFW 23-17Yes8190000010000
Total  423.014370000010000
OctoberTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSTklAstTotSacksIntYdsLgTDPass DefFFRecYdsTD
10/5@DAL              
10/9IND              
10/20@PIT              
10/26@TEN              
NovemberTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSTklAstTotSacksIntYdsLgTDPass DefFFRecYdsTD
11/2PHI              
11/16@CLE              
11/23CIN              
11/30TEN              
DecemberTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GamedateOppResultGSTklAstTotSacksIntYdsLgTDPass DefFFRecYdsTD
12/7@JAC              
12/14@IND              
12/21BAL              
12/28JAC              
Yearly TotalTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GSTklAstTotSacksIntYdsLgTDPass DefFFRecYdsTD
  423.014370000010000
 
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
2014Houston Texans43723.0140000.0001
TOTAL60438297.0141118506.220125
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2009Houston Texans1600200000
2010Houston Texans1200100000
2011Houston Texans1600200000
2012Houston Texans500100000
2013Houston Texans700100000
2014Houston Texans400000000
TOTAL6000700000
 
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