Brian Cushing hit with 10-game PED ban

by Pat Lenihan | Wed, Sep 13th 7:40pm EDT

Texans ILB Brian Cushing received word today from the NFL that he will be suspended 10 games for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing drugs. It is the second such violation of the nine-year veteran’s career as he already served four games back in 2010. (Houston Chronicle)

Fantasy Impact:

Brian Cushing was already ruled out of Houston’s Week 2 Thursday night matchup against Cincinnati after suffer a concussion on Sunday in the Texans loss to Jacksonville. With the addition of the suspension Cushing will be out of action until Week 13. Houston will now have to look to rookies Zack Cunningham and Dylan Coyle to replace the void at ILB.

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