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Trent Richardson underwent a knee scope earlier this month, and with health concerns and no experience, his fantasy value dipped as a result. But could he in fact be back for the Browns season opener against the Eagles?
Mike Holmgren didn’t want to commit to anything, but he was encouraged enough from what he has seen to state that there is “a chance” that the Browns first round pick suits up one September 9th. Holmgren and the Browns brass don’t want to rush Richardson back and risk further injury, but they also don’t want to send out to the wolves with little talent at his disposal.
From a fantasy perspective, this is good news for Richardson owners, but I still would leave him on the bench for week one. The Eagles added some experience to their linebacking core, making them a solid bet to finish in the top half of the league against the run. Even if Richardson suits up, he will need time to adjust to the speed of the NFL game, and thus won’t produce huge numbers right away. This recent news doesn’t change my ranking of Richardson (14th RB and 28th overall), a player I am projecting to get better as the season progress and make a big splash in the fantasy football playoffs.
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Trent Richardson might not be available for the Cleveland Browns in Week One. Coming off his second knee procedure in six months, the Browns are not committing to having rookie RB Trent Richardson in the lineup for Week One of the NFL season. Richardson, who underwent a scope of his knee on August 9, has not returned to the field for the Browns as of yet and is running in a pool...
According to Adam Shefter, the Browns are expecting rookie running back Trent Richardson to play in the season opener against Philadelphia.Fantasy Spin:Richardson had a minor procedure on his left knee two weeks ago and hasn't encountered any setbacks in his recovery. If Richardson really is on pace to make it back in time for Week 1, he could become a late second-round pick...
Cleveland Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson, who had knee surgery on Aug. 9, is expected to be ready to play in the Browns' regular-season opener, ESPN reported Thursday, based on a source. He is not likely to do much work for the time being, though, as he continues to heal from what was termed routine arthroscopic surgery. Richardson was the third overall pick...
According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Browns president Mike Holmgren said "there's a chance" Trent Richardson (knee) will be in the lineup in Week 1, but he added that the team wouldn't rush him back before he's ready.Fantasy Spin:Richardson had two knee scopes since February and is on schedule in his recovery from the latest one. While you should plan to...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter expects the Browns’ Trent Richardson to be back for week 1, despite having a 2nd knee surgery earlier this month. Both surgeries were about as minor as they come as the 3rd overall pick in the NFL Draft and it doesn’t look like they’ll cost him any games yet. However, it’s hardly a good sign that he’s had two surgeries and rookie running backs have...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Browns running back Trent Richardson (knee) has started running in a pool and could run outside next week.Fantasy Spin:Even if the Browns limit Richardson's workload in Week 1, he's still a steal at his current third-round ADP.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Cleveland Browns expect rookie running back Trent Richardson to be ready to go for the season opener.
“Browns first-round pick Trent Richardson is expected to play in Cleveland’s regular-season opener vs. the Eagles, though the team Is likely to limit his workload until he has more time to heal from his most recent knee surgery...
According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer, Browns president Mike Holmgren came out and said there’s a chance rookie running back Trent Richardson will be ready for the season opener.
#Browns‘ Holmgren told @sportstime ohio said “there’s a chance” Trent Richardson will be back for opener Sept. 9 but team will be smart
— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot...
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