Found February 22, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
he Colts' trade for Trent Richardson -- they gave the Browns the No. 26 overall pick for the running back -- doesn't look great after the former Alabama standout ran for just 458 yards on 157 carries once he got to Indy. But Colts GM Ryan Grigson and coach Chuck Pagano were adamant about defending Richardson and the deal at the 2014 NFL Combine. Asked if he would do the deal again, Grigson said flatly "yes" and added that he's "optimistic" about Richardson's future. "He's a tough, good, talented football player that has a broad skill set," Grigson said. "He's still learning what we do and we're optimistic about his future." He then added that the team is in a "great place" with Richardson. "We have expectations for Trent and we I think he's in a great place," Grigson said. "We're in a great place with him." Pagano was equally bombarded with questions about Richardson and wa...
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