Some of Cushing’s favorite NFL moments occur before games, when he sees opponents looking at him during warmups. He loves sensing their intimidation. And he’s ready to feel that again, for himself and for the Texans.
“Week 1, they’ll be looking at me, just knowing,” Cushing says of the Chargers, who host the Monday night opener.
He does pull off this opposite of AJ spectrum well. He comes across as intense but not a dick to other players. AJ just has this amble onto the field f@#k it, stop me attitude - talk slow, walk slow, let the play show (well unless Innegan is involved).