NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Cushing suffered a torn MCL, per a source informed of the injury. Cushing won't require surgery but will miss six weeks.
Cushing has suffered a myriad of injuries over the course of his NFL career, including a broken fibula and torn LCL back in 2013.
Here are some other injuries we are tracking on the first Sunday of the 2016 season:
Julio Jones said he tweaked his left ankle -- the same injury he suffered in the preseason at Miami. Jones said he's not concerned about the injury.
Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin was evaluated for a concussion in the fourth quarter, the team announced.