Originally Posted by beerlover
This is the "Cushing Effect" as Texans adjust to life with Brian rest of this season into the playoffs. As a collective, we tend to under estimate the value he brought to the table, coaching staff made adjustments & players role/assignment influenced to fill gaps.
Now that you mention it, I wonder why we haven't seen as many threads & posts about how we don't need Brian Cushing similar to the threads & posts we had last year after losing another impact player on defense.
I mean we're playing better offensive teams than we did last year & we're still top 5.
Originally Posted by Rey
Problem is our olb's do rush. They just don't do a whole lot when they do.
It's obvious when they are not rushing or playing the run. But when you see them rushing the passer they aren't getting there very often.
Most of the time, not even close