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Brian Cushing Ready to Lead the Texans D in 2012

By Jason Cole Yahoo Sports Linebacker Brooks Reed was getting an IV in the Texans’ locker room just before halftime of the game against the Browns last November when suddenly the equipment crew burst in with a bunch of bloody towels. “I’m like, ‘What the heck happened?’ ” Reed said. “Somebody said, ‘It’s crazy, Cushing […]

Falcons at Texans Wednesday Injury Report

Atlanta Did not participate: DE John Abraham (not injury related), TE Tony Gonzalez (not injury related), CB Brent Grimes (knee), CB Kelvin Hayden (toe), WR Julio Jones (hamstring), C Todd McClure (not injury related), LB Stephen Nicholas (quadriceps), RB Michael Turner (groin), DT Vance Walker (groin) Limited participation: T Sam Baker (back) Full participation: CB […]

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), […]

Texans Hoping Big Things From Brian Cushing in 2011

In 2009, Texans linebacker Brian Cushing won NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year after posting 133 tackles, with four quarterback sacks and four interceptions. 2010 was a much tougher season for Cushing. Suspended for the first games of the season for violating the league’s substance abuse policy during his rookie year, Cushing had 76 tackles, […]

Texans Second Round Pick Can’t Wait to Get Started with Defensive Talents

The Houston Texans second round pick, Arizona defensive end and upcoming Houston Texans outside linebacker Brooks Reed, is excited to be joining a talented group of front defensive players.  The Texans front seven will include: OLBs Brooks Reed & Connor Barwin, MLBsDeMeco Ryans & Brian Cushing, DEs Mario Williams & J.J. Watt, and DT Earl […]

Kubiak Presents Questions, Challenges for 2011 Texans Defense

John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Houston Texans head coach Gary Kubiak is still in the midst of putting together next season’s Texans defense.  This offseason, we’ve seen Zach Diles, Eugene Wilson and Bernard Pollard go nontendered or unsigned.  Glover Quin may move to free safety and Troy Nolan and Dominique Barber could compete […]

Texans Play Normalcy of Big Tweaks to 30th Ranked Defense

The Houston Texans said two weeks ago not to be surprised if the new defensive regime breaks mold of the 2010 third-worst defense.  Since then, word has come out about (2010 position – name) defensive tackle Earl Mitchell, middle linebacker DeMeco Ryans, outside linebacker Brian Cushing, defensive ends  Connor Barwin and Jesse Nading, cornerback Glover […]

Texans Moving Linebackers and Ends, Mario Staying Put for Now

The Houston Texans new linebacker coach, Reggie Herring, shed some new light on the future of the Texans’ defense.  Now a 3-4 defense, players like defensive end Mario Williams and outside linebacker Brian Cushing have been rumored to be moving positions.  However, Herring set the record straight with HoustonTexans.com’s Nick Scurfield.  Herring said he will […]