Cushing

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  1. m5kwatts

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    Wow, this guy is the best player on our defense. Yes, right now he is. Over Mario and Demeco. This dude is a super stud.
     
  2. Thorn

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    cushing rocks
     
  3. TexanSam

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    Defensive rookie of the year!
     
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    He is a beast. He needs to cut back on the boneheaded plays he makes from time to time. He's had like 2 or 3 personal fouls and got away with another one today. But other than that he has been fantastic, I agree.
     
  5. mariowillshine15

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    I like that nastiness though. It lets other teams know we wont take any of their crap.
     
  6. Ben Frank

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    Cushing's a beast!
     
  7. HoustonFrog

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    I was going to say the same. He is great right now and flys to the ball but the meatheaded plays might kill ya at times and he has gotten away with a few
     
  8. nunusguy

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    He's really been impressive and the most surprising thing to me is that he's looked better in the NFL than he did in the games I saw him play at USC IMO, of course that wasn't too many games but then he's only played in 4 here.
    But he seems quicker, more mobile than the college tapes I saw on him ?
     


  9. m5kwatts

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    I agree, he looks like he's as fast as a linebacker will ever need to be. People look at his 260 weight and assume he can't move, from the looks of it he's got high end linebacker speed.
     
  10. m5kwatts

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    By the way, how come when we lose we're soft but when we win and Cushing is busting skulls were "meatheads" playing out of control?
     
  11. gtexan02

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    Anyone else thrilled we passed on the other USC LBs? Cushing has been rock solid. He was in on or one step away from almost EVERY tackle I saw today.
     
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    Aren't you so glad that we got him instead of Clay Matthews?
     
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    7 tackles, 1 safety, 3 QB hits, and how many other near tackles? Wow what a game
     
  14. m5kwatts

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    Hes a bigger faster better tackling football player and plays 3 downs, Matthews comes off the field a lot
     
  15. Mari-OWNED!

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    Requesting a picture of Cushing posed with his arms wide open after he made the safety.

    +1 internets for anyone who is awesome enough to find it. I'm having trouble right now.
     
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    Cushing is going to be a bad a$$ player, he just needs to watch out for the illegal hits.

    I couldn't find that pic, but there are some great ones here.

    Here is a good one of the safety:

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    I like this one too.

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    Jersey worthy!
     
  18. hradhak

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    There's definitely a lot of upside with Cushing.
    Considering that this first 4 games was his "preseason" I can't wait to see him in the regular season.

    I'm glad they didn't call the personal foul on him, but he's gotta keep it clean, otherwise his good plays can turn big negatives into 15 yard positives.
     
  19. Hardcore Texan

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    All of our LB's are looking pretty tough, the trick now is to get the DL and DB's to match them.

    Overall the D looked good today but how much of that is because of the terrible offense of the Raiders? I hope it's a confidence booster because Arizona is going to present a huge challenge, especially to the DB's.
     
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    Hitting people and being aggressive = good
    Shoving QB in head and late hits=not good and costly

    Pretty easy difference
     

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