We all know Trent Richardson has been embarrassingly bad this season, but the Indianapolis Colts continue to insist that they're happy with their decision to trade a first-round pick for Richardson earlier this year.
That's not surprising, because...well, what would you expect them to say at this junction? Richardson is still on the roster and they can't admit defeat this early.
But when you look at the numbers, it's hard to believe Chuck Pagano, Ryan Grigson and co. on that.
This season, Richardson and Maurice Jones-Drew are the league's only two backs with over 125 carries but fewer than 3.0 yards per attempt. He's scored just two touchdowns on 146 touches and has zero runs of 20 yards or more -- something 85 offensive players have done at least once this season.
Buried in the Jaguars' completely inept offense, Jones-Drew has still managed to score four touchdowns, but his longest run is only 17 yards. However, that's still longer than Richardson's season-high of 16. ...