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Ray Rice: 'You can't think you can replace a guy like Cushing right away'
Ray Rice: 'You can't think you can replace a guy like Cushing right away'

This marks the Ravens' first game without middle linebacker Ray Lewis because of a torn right triceps tendon suffered against the Dallas Cowboys. The Houston Texans have already endured a similar damaging blow, losing star linebacker Brian Cushing to a torn left anterior cruciate ligament on a low block by New York Jets offensive guard Matt Slauson. During their first game without Cushing last week, the Texans lost, 42-24, to the Green Bay Packers as quarterback Aaron Rodgers delivered six touchdown passes. "Obviously, Cushing, he's such a huge presence," Ravens Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice said. "I feel like he anchored that defense. He...

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