Originally Posted by infantrycak
A lot of people thought he was.
But to answer directly, there are two hits in the discussion on Cushing. One was clearly dirty and was fined by the NFL. The other was unnecessarily low but legal - draw your own conclusion.
Definitely draw your own conclusion on the most recent injury but I don't fault Charles for going low. He was giving up a lot of weight and Cushing had a couple of extra steps to accelerate. If Charles goes too high he risks getting blown up himself and a hit on his QB.