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In addition to an offseason wrist surgery, Cushing underwent arthroscopic surgeries on his left knee and left ankle after the season's end, MyFoxHouston reports.

Cushing implied that all three surgeries should be non-issues for his preparation for the 2015 season, as he expects to be ready to participate in OTAs. Despite the apparently minor nature of Cushing's recent surgeries, his career-long durability issues are becoming harder to ignore.

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Cushing underwent offseason surgery to address a broken wrist, the Houston Chronicle reports.Cushing said he had been playing with the wrist for a while and noted it kept getting worse and worse. He's expected to need three months to recover.

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Cushing (knee) had six tackles, two quarterback hits and a pass defensed in Sunday's win over the Browns.

Cushing had missed the Texans' previous two games due to soreness in his surgically repaired knee. Those two week plus Houston's bye in Week 10 gave Cushing plenty of time to heal up.

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Cushing (knee) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Browns.

Cushing was limited in practice all week, but he'll suit up for the first time since Week 7 and look to bolster a Houston run defense that is allowing 4.2 yards per carry to opposing backs this season. Provided he's not limited, the IDP start should see plenty of opportunities to rack up tackles against the run-heavy Browns.

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Cushing (knee) will definitely play in Sunday's game against the Browns, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Cushing, who was limited at practice all week, may not have a full workload, but he's expected to play for the first time in three weeks.

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Cushing (knee) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Browns, the Texans' official site reports.

Cushing was limited at practice Friday, but we'd expect the linebacker, who has 50 tackles and a sack in seven games to date, to be out there Sunday, though it's uncertain how close to a full workload he'll be up for in his anticipated return to action.

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Cushing (knee) was limited at practice Thursday, but indicated he was feeling good after three weeks off, the Texans' official site reports.

Head coach Bill O'Brien said Cushing has been moving around well despite the inside linebacker being limited at practice.

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Cushing (knee) is expected to play Week 11 against the Browns, the Houston Chronicle reports.

Cushing had been inactive the last two games as his twice surgically repaired left knee has been acting up.

Brian Cushing LB HOU 4 Months

Cushing (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles, the Texans' official site reports.

Cushing - who has 50 tackles and a sack in seven games to date - will be held out Sunday, though given that he had reportedly a shot to suit up this week, he seems a solid bet to return to action after the Texans' Week 10 bye.

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Head coach Bill O'Brien said Cushing (knee) was "moving around pretty good out there" during Friday's practice session, the Houston Chronicle reports.

The coach's comments suggest Cushing, officially listed as questionable, is likely to play Sunday against the Titans. Kickoff is at 1:00 ET.