View Full Version : Brian Cushing focused on getting healthy, helping team

10-14-2012, 08:40 AM
On Friday afternoon at Reliant Stadium, Texans linebacker Brian Cushing met with the media for the first time since suffering a season-ending torn ACL on Monday night against the New York Jets.

Cushing quietly walked to his locker from the training room toward the end of players’ media availability period, which is usually short and uneventful on Fridays. He walked without crutches, without noticeable discomfort and, aside from a sleeve covering the lower half of his injured left leg, looked the same as he did a week ago.

The defensive captain stood at his locker for several minutes answering questions from a small group of reporters.

How are you doing, Brian?

“I’m doing well,” he said. “It’s all part of the game, so the next step is just to get healthy and get back on the field as fast as I can.”

How tough is it for you to deal with all this?