Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Trent Richardson to Cleveland: Cash and Carry Cleveland was desperate. How desperate? They were willing to trade up from four to three just to ensure that they would get the game changing back they wanted and needed. Yes, it is a passing league. But if they were going to give Colt McCoy a chance, then they needed to put weapons around him to ensure that he had the opportunity to prove his worth. Today, they made a strong first step. Trent Richardson may not be the fastest player in the Draft, but he is the most complete. He has enough speed to break to the edge, yet has the gritty tenacity to punch runs up the middle. He has great hands catching passes out of the backfield, and he has the patience and vision to make the right cuts when he  needs to or follow his blockers. The Cleveland Browns stated they would have been fine selecting other players, but their actions say differently. And although it cost them several draft picks to move up just one spot, it was the right deci...
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