Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is out for the season with a torn ligament in his left knee.
Cushing was hurt in the second quarter of the Texans’ 23-17 win over the New York Jets on a low block by guard Matt Slauson. Cushing walked off the field on his own, but didn’t return.READ MORE: Rebuilding Together Atlanta Awarded National Grant For Westside Revitalization Projects
Coach Gary Kubiak said Tuesday that Cushing has a torn ACL and will need surgery.READ MORE: DPH Follows FDA And CDC Guidance Pausing J&J Vaccinations In Georgia
Tim Dobbins moved into Cushing’s spot in the lineup, and finished with four tackles and a pass deflection.
The Texans (5-0) play Green Bay (2-3) in Houston on Sunday night.MORE NEWS: Watch The Derek Chauvin Trial Live
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