09 Oct 2012
The Texans have lost middle linebacker Brian Cushing for the year with a torn ACL. As their only interior defender of any value, as well as the only linebacker on the roster that plays on dime downs, this is a huge blow for the defense. Bradie James will be counted on to take over the dime looks, and Tim Dobbins will take over when Houston needs two linebackers.
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Our offseason Four Downs series continues with a division-by-division look at each team's biggest remaining holes and their most notable UDFA signings. In the NFC North, quality wide receivers and defensive backs are in short supply.