Brian Cushing

NFL: Brian Cushing draws 10-game drug ban

NFL: Brian Cushing draws 10-game drug ban

Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been suspended for 10 games by the NFL for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy.

It’s the second time Cushing has been suspended; the former USC star missed four games in 2010 under the same policy, testing positive for a fertility drug.

Currently in the NFL’s concussion protocol after being injured in Houston’s opening loss to Jacksonville, Cushing will be eligible to return Nov. 28.

Gano wins job

Graham Gano has officially won the Carolina Panthers’ kicking job.

The Panthers waived rookie kicker Harrison Butker, the team’s seventh-round draft pick. The roster move was...

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