Found October 16, 2012 on Cleveland Sports 360:
The Cleveland Browns took a huge chance drafting Trent Richardson to fill the number one spot at running back knowing he has undergone multiple knee surgeries. Richardson has already missed the entire preseason do to knee problems. Here we are at week 6 in the 2012 season and Richardson had to be held out of much of the second half of the game against the Bengals due to a rib and cartridge injury. Richardson was surprised by the power of the N.F.L. players, the guy was shocked one guy could bring him down, T-Rich said they weren’t able to due that in college. Welcome to the N.F.L. Mr. Richardson.Now the question is can Richardson’s body sustain a career on the N.F.L. level? The pros don’t mess around when it comes to hitting and running-backs are guys that get hit hard and often. The average time for a running back in the N.F.L. is 4 years, just about the length of Richardson’s pro contract. With him already missing time the Browns have to wonder if the guy can last for 4 years. Hi...
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