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Brian Cushing

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Texans, ILB Age: 33 Exp: 9 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#15 overall), 2009 College: Southern California Agent(s): Drew Rosenhaus (Rosenhaus Sports)

Inactive

 

Texans – The Athletic


  • Previous Contracts

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    2014-2019

    Contract: 6 yr(s) / $52,500,000
    Signing Bonus $9,000,000
    Average Salary $8,750,000
    Total Guarantees $21,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $15,000,000
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA

    2009-2013Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $15,900,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,180,000
    Total Guarantees $8,338,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $310,000 - $1,206,000 - - - - $1,516,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $302,059 - - - - $6,000,000 $2,919,000 $9,221,059
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $774,000 - - - - - - $774,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $1,153,000 - - - - - - $1,153,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $1,143,000 $6,671,911 - - - - - $7,814,911
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $2,000,000 - $937,500 - - $6,000,000 - $8,937,500
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 - $1,093,750 - - - - $5,093,750
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $5,000,000 - $1,015,625 - - - - $6,015,625
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,264,706 - $390,625 - - - - $2,655,331
    9 seasons $16,946,765 $6,671,911 $4,643,500 - - $12,000,000 $2,919,000 $43,181,176
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    9 seasons Player Cash Earnings $16,946,765 $6,671,911 $4,643,500 - - $12,000,000 - $43,181,176
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 09/13/2017, 10 games, $4,956,250

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 12/26/2014, $16,537

      Roughing the Passer against Joe Flacco (BAL)


    • Player contract details by year 05/07/2010, 4 games, $92,941

      PEDs


    • Player contract details by year 10/16/2009, $5,000

      Roughing the Passer against JaMarcus Russell (OAK)


    • TOTAL: $5,070,728

  • Transactions

    Feb 19 2018Released by Houston (HOU), clearing $7.6M in cap space
    Sep 13 2017Suspended 10 games for violating the league's PED policy (2nd offense), forfeiting $4,956,250 in 2017 salary/bonus with Houston (HOU)
    Dec 26 2014Fined $16,537 Roughing the Passer against Joe Flacco (BAL)
    Sep 3 2013Signed a 6 year $52.5 million extension with Houston (HOU)
    Aug 1 2009Signed a 5 year $14 million contract with Houston (HOU)
    Apr 25 2009Drafted by Houston (HOU): Round 1 (#15 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2017 HOU 5 5 5 165 16.6 1.5 16 8 8
    2016 HOU 13 13 13 613 64.9 65 38 27
    2015 HOU 16 16 16 988 95.0 110 63 47 1
    2014 HOU 14 14 14 724 64.8 1 72 41 31 1
    2013 HOU 7 7 7 330 32.7 2 48 37 11 1 1
    2012 HOU 5 5 5 246 23.4 30 23 7 1 1
    2011 HOU 16 16 16 4 114 76 38 2 2
    2010 HOU 12 12 12 1.5 76 53 23 1
    2009 HOU 16 16 16 4 133 86 47 2 4
    Totals 104 104 104 3,066 - 14 664 425 239 9 8