Brian Cushing tested positive for slightly elevated levels of hCG (a non-steroidal substance produced naturally by the body). [hCG] is in seminal fluid and slightly elevated levels can be discovered in the event that a test occurs soon after ejaculation.Adam Schefter on why Houston Texans OLB Brian Cushing failed the drug test. Well that's just embarrassing. What's worse? Steroids, or being suspended for getting caught after a little "me" time?