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Brian Cushing set for surgery

Updated: October 22, 2013, 9:58 AM ET
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Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing is scheduled for surgery Tuesday with Dr. James Andrews to repair damage to his knee suffered Sunday, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder.

Cushing tore his LCL and fractured his left leg when blocked by Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles in the third quarter of the Texans' 17-16 loss Sunday and is out for the season.

It's the second straight year Cushing has been lost for the season with a left knee injury. He tore ...

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