On Wednesday the Cleveland Browns gave Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts for a future first round pick.
Richardson, 23, has been bothered by injuries and has hardly exemplified the model of top level running back when healthy but getting him is seen as a plus for the Colts who recently lost backup Vick Ballard to a season ending ACL tear.
So… if losing Richardson is a plus for the Colts that would mean that his loss would be a minus for the Browns. Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is one that sees it that way.
Not much time to follow NFL lately. What motivates @Browns to trade promising 2012 3rd pick for likely 23rd-27th pick? What am I missing?
— Dan Gilbert (@cavsdan) September 19, 2013
Dan you are missing the fact that the Browns suck, running backs are a dime a dozen and getting anything for the injured/ineffective Richardson is probably a plus for the Browns this season. They are starting their third string quarterback in Week 3 for Pete-sake.
As for the Colts thi...