Brian Cushing Still Defensive Rookie Of The Year; World Does Not Spin Off Axis

As DreKeem said in this FanShot, Brian Cushing retained DROY honors, becoming the first two-time Defensive Rookie of the Year in NFL history. Much gnashing of teeth, beating of breasts, and won't-someone-please-think-of-the-children hysteria has begun, and it's not likely to end anytime soon.

What does Brian Cushing think about it all? Click on the jump.

In an interview with KRIV after news of "Re-Vote 2010" broke, he had this to say:

"I'm very, very happy," Cushing said of keeping the AP award in an interview with FOX 26 Sports and the Houston Chronicle. I'm very honored to get it, to keep it.

"It means a lot. Just the fact that people would stick by me and stay honest with me. Very, very excited and just honored. I really am."

Cushing admitted waiting for the revote to be announced was tough.

"It was," Cushing said. 'It was stressful. You heard some speculations about a revote. I didn't think it would really go through.

"It did, unforutnately, but you know what nothing changed and I'm just happy again, I am."

Cushing knew there was a chance he would lose the award.

"There was doubt," Cushing said. "I heard people talk. He should, he shouldn't. I'm just happy that the results are still the same."

Although Cushing is still your Defensive Rookie of the Year, he did lose his spot on the All-Pro team, which would seem a bit illogical, which in turn makes sense, considering how absurd this entire process has been. Click here for ESPN's story about all things Cushing, which includes quotes from some of the AP voters. Then celebrate and/or proclaim the end of the world as you see fit in the Comments below.

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