Brian Cushing

Behind the Face Mask
A Father’s Life Lessons
A Father’s Life Lessons
We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans
By Robert Klemko
Muscle and Medicine
The Business of Getting Better—and the Best
The Business of Getting Better—and the Best
Injured players are relying on team doctors less and less in their quests to get back on the field. The complicated reasons for getting a second opinion can leave NFL surgeons in an awkward position
By Andrew Brandt
Open Field
The MMQB Podcast: Episode 3
Julius Thomas, Brian Cushing, Cameron Wake, along with The MMQB's Jenny Vrentas and Andy Benoit, join me
By Peter King
One on One With
Video: Brian Cushing, Houston’s Loneliest Man No More
Video: Brian Cushing, Houston's Loneliest Man No More
The Texans' linebacker discusses the isolation of spending a season on the sidelines, and what it's like to finally be back out on the field again
By Peter King
Deep Dive
A Case Study of the Mondays: Week 1
A Case Study of the Mondays: Week 1
A battle of mobile QBs as Philadelphia and Washington square off in an NFC East showdown; Cushing returns to the field as Houston looks to rock San Diego’s rebuilding project
By Andy Benoit
Postcards From Training Camp
Video: Houston’s Mega-Watt Power
Video: Houston's Mega-Watt Power
He emerged as the most dominant defender in the league last year. Now J.J. Watt, and the Texans, can be even better
By Peter King
Deep Dive
Texans Preview: The Supporting Cast Must Take a Leading Role
Texans Preview: The Supporting Cast Must Take a Leading Role
But Matt Schaub—the NFL’s rifleman without the arm—will ultimately determine if Houston’s season is Super Bowl or bust
By Andy Benoit
Open Field
Brian Cushing Wants to Hit Something
Brian Cushing Wants to Hit Something
The Texans linebacker went ‘a little crazy’ after a knee injury ended his 2012 season. Just wait till he gets back on the field
By Jenny Vrentas