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LB Brian Cushing Cleared to Play

NFL via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing has been cleared to play.

The Texans announced via their twitter account that Cushing, who suffered a season-ending ACL injury last sesaon,  received full clearance from Dr. James Andrews to return and will be ready for training camp.

Cushing was injured on Oct. 8 of last year on an illlegal "peel back" block by New York Jets guard Matt Slauson. Slauson was not flagged for the penalty but was later fined $10,000 by the NFL

The 26-year-old Cushing is entering his fifth NFL season. In 2011 Cushing played all 16 games, compiling 114 tackles, four sacks, two forced fumbles and two interceptions.

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