Cushing... concussion

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  1. NitroGSXR

    NitroGSXR Super Sic #58

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    Cushing is down and out with a concussion.

    Our defense looks like they're hurting themselves in this game. Bloody face aside, JJ Watt's arm looks to be bothering him.
     
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    They were never the same after Cushing left the game ....:foottap:
     
  3. BullNation4Life

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    and wont be next week against SF. Highly doubt Cushing plays next week...
     
  4. utahmark

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    Why? All of our other players have been playing the week after a concussion.
     
  5. BullNation4Life

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    The new policy states, in part: "Once removed for the duration of a practice or game, the player should not be considered for return-to-football activities until he is fully asymptotic, both at rest and after exertion, has a normal neurological examination, normal neuropsychological testing, and has been cleared to return by both his team physician(s) and the independent neurological consultant."

    He doesn't get clear by one, even if the other clears him, he sits
     
  6. CloakNNNdagger

    CloakNNNdagger Site Contributor

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    They haven't. But it all depends how they progress through the protocol.
     
  7. utahmark

    utahmark markbeth

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    Didn't both Hopkins and AJ return the week after they had concussions?
     
  8. Mr teX

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    AJ did, nuk did not
     
  9. infantrycak

    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    Hopkins was preseason. Right or wrong tons of players are coming back the next week after concussions.
     
  10. Bulls on Parade

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    I can't imagine Brian Cushing not being ready to play on Sunday Night, primetime game on NBC, against the 49ers. He will likely be cleared to return by the end of the week and he has a full day to prepare on Sunday unlike an ordinary day game.
     


  11. Seegara

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    Just like I said, extremely injury prone.
     
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    infantrycak Mod. Staff Member

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    And still wrong. Concussions can happen to any player.
     
  13. ThaJokaa

    ThaJokaa True Texans Fan

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    He was fine, he passed all the protocols but they didnt let him get back on the field
     
  14. thunderkyss

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    This is what they said about Andre. He was right as rain before Wednesday practice. Hope this holdd true for Cush.
     

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