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Report: Houston Texans LB Brian Cushing Out 6 Weeks With Torn MCL

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing suffered a knee injury in the team's game against the Chicago Bears.

Fortunately for the Texans and for Brian Cushing, the veteran linebacker didn't injure his ACL and won't need surgery. He'll miss six weeks with a torn MCL, according to's Ian Rapoport.

The 29-year-old Cushing has missed time for a plethora of injuries in recent seasons. In 2012, he tore his right ACL and missed 11 games. The following year, his season was done after seven contests due to a broken fibula.

Last season, Cushing stayed healthy for all 16 games, recording 110 tackles.