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These Contract-Year Players Having Disappointing Seasons

National Football Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

By Joe Fortenbaugh, National Football Post The contract-year player is a curious creature. With an agent whispering promises of riches in the ear w...

Texans Lose Pro Bowl Linebacker For Season

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 12.21.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON — HOUSTON (AP) — Texans Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Cushing is out for the season with a left knee injury that will require surgery. Cu...

Texans' Star Injured

AP | Posted 10.20.2013 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Texans running back Arian Foster was ruled out of Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a ha...

Rally Or Collapse?

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 11.09.2013 | Sports

SAN DIEGO — Even when the Houston Texans fell behind by three touchdowns on the road in the second half of their season opener, Matt Schaub and ...

Football Season Means ACL Tears

Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano | Posted 12.14.2012 | Sports
Dr. Josh Dines and Dr. Rock Positano

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are one of the more common injuries to the knee, and the incidence of such tears is even greater in high-demand athletes. Unfortunately, football stars Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets and Brian Cushing of the Texans can attest to this firsthand.

WATCH: Low Block Ends Cushing's Season

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 12.09.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON — Linebacker Brian Cushing is out for the season with a torn left knee ligament, leaving the unbeaten Houston Texans without their top t...

Colts Top Texans With Last-Minute Touchdown

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 02.22.2012 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — Reggie Wayne will always remember Thursday night's catch. The man with the expiring contract caught a 1-yard touchdown pass from...

The Lamest Excuses in Sports

Posted 12.31.2011 | Sports

We all know a lame excuse when we hear one. We were spouting them out when we were nine years old and wanted to stay home from school to play Tecmo Bo...

10 Things We Learned From NFL Week 15

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

It may be the holiday season, but don't try convincing Giants' head coach Tom Coughlin that it's better to give (or punt) than to receive. If you're...

WATCH: Texans Teammates Fight, Helmet Flies Off

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

In the middle of Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, two Houston Texans teammates fought each other after the defense sacked quarterback Kerry...

NFL Week 15 - Tweet Dreams

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @JasonWitten Can you believe our luck? The Redskins already stink, and now they're starting Rex Grossman...

NFL Week 14 - Tweet Dreams

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @Jared Allen69 Jenn Sterger keeps texting Brett Favre pictures of legal documents. #aretheyreal @BigMik...

NFL Week 9 - Tweet Dreams

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @JayCutler6 Customs asked me if I had anything to declare. I told them, "Yes - my offensive line is a jo...

NFL Week 3 - Tweet Dreams

Scott Swanay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Scott Swanay

Hypothetical tweets from real NFL figures! @OfficialBraylon Tried to blow a .17 to match my uniform number - just missed! LOL #FearTheBeer @Beanie...

NFL Offender Makes Ridiculous Excuse For Positive Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Houston Texans linebacker and reigning NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Brian Cushing is speaking out about why he thinks he tested positive for hCG (...

Brian Cushing Wins Rookie Of The Year Revote Despite Drug Suspension

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — A positive drug test notwithstanding, Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is still The Associated Press NFL Defensive Rookie of t...

Brian Cushing Tested Positive For Fertility Drug

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing tested positive for HCG, a fertility drug that is on the NFL's banned substance list. A pers...

Brian Cushing Suspension: What Is The Fallout?

Bleacher Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Houston Texans' linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming 2010 season for violating the league's substance ...

Brian Cushing SUSPENDED: Possible Steroid Violation Downs Texan

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON — Texans linebacker Brian Cushing was suspended for four games on Friday for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substan...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

There were 41 arrests of rioting fans in Montreal after the Canadiens ousted Pittsburgh. You would think that a city with a rich hockey history would know how to celebrate.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has been approved by the NBA as the new owner of the New Jersey Nets. He says he plans to give Nets fans "plenty to cheer about."

Brian Cushing REVOTE: Rookie Of The Year Award, Pro Bowl Slot To Be Re-Decided

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — Houston Texans owner Robert McNair said he knew during the 2009 season that linebacker Brian Cushing had "an issue" with the NFL, but...

Brian Cushing, NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year: Award Winner Is Texans LB

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — From the first practice in training camp until the last game, Brian Cushing was a tackling machine for the Houston Texans. That's ex...