Cushing played at such a higher level than the other rookies that even if you knock him down a couple pegs for cheating, he was still the correct rookie of the year. Particularly since there's precedent for this, as Julius Peppers won even though he got suspended *during* his rookie year.
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And about damned time too. http://www.nfl.com/teams/story/SD/7608060 As far as I can tell from this and ESPN's coverage, the total moneys the same as that Rivers rejected earlier but the structuring of incentives is different.