Posts tagged Brian Cushing

Clay Matthews Denies Steroid Use

Green Bay Packers’ linebacker Clay Matthews has been the subject of questions since USC teammate Brian Cushing, a linebacker for the Houston Texans, was suspended four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. We were among those quick to wonder whether Matthews, who went from a walk-on at USC to a first-round NFL […]

James Jones Hands It To Brian Cushing

Green Bay Packers’ receiver James Jones is making the rounds. Earlier this week he was kicking your kid’s ass at arm wrestling. Now, he’s giving Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing the business. Jones was asked by a Milwaukee radio station what he thought of Cushing winning the defensive rookie of the year in the AP […]

Brian Cushing Beats Clay Matthews For Rookie Of The Year… Again

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Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing won the defensive rookie of the year again, in an unprecedented re-vote by the Associated Press, which hands out the award. The re-vote was called after Cushing was suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on steroids and related substances. Cushing didn’t receive anywhere near the […]

Clay Matthews Will Get Another Shot At Defensive Rookie Of The Year

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Now that Houston Texans’ linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for violating the league’s policy on steroids and related substances, the Associated Press, which presents the NFL’s Defensive Rookie of the Year Award, has decided to re-vote for the honor. Cushing will remain on the ballot, but there’s a chance he won’t win the award […]

Clay Matthews And The White Elephant In The Room

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On Friday, Green Bay Packers’ outside linebacker Clay Matthews’ former teammate at USC and reigning defensive rookie of the year, Brian Cushing, was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on steroids and related substances. There’s been quite a bit of chatter that Cushing, who plays for the Houston Texans, […]

Cushing Wins Defensive Rookie of the Year

Cushing beat Matthews handily

Both Fox Sports and ESPN have reported that Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been named NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year. Cushing was a runaway winner, receiving 39 of a possible 50 votes. Buffalo Bills safety Jairus Byrd finished second with six votes, followed by Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews with three, and […]

How Good Are USC’s Rookie Linebacker Trio?

Theyre all a bunch of longhairs, too.

The Green Bay Packers know first hand how good Clay Matthews is. Matthews has made a major impact on the Packers No. 1 ranked defense this season, culminating in his winning NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his play against the Baltimore Ravens. Matthews tallied six tackles, two sacks and a forced fumble in […]