CLEVELAND - The gashes are a souvenir from a game he'll remember.
And, yes, Kurt Coleman remembers it.
"I didn't have a concussion," Coleman said. "My head was fine."
In the first quarter of Sunday's season opener in Cleveland, the Eagles safety got trucked -- there's no better way to say it -- by Browns rookie Trent Richardson. It'll be on every weekend highlight reel because Coleman's helmet got knocked off.
Coleman got the last laugh. He had two interceptions, including one on the last real play of the game to seal 17-16 win for the Eagles.
He had two bloody souvenirs, too, both on his face. The collision with Richardson left noticeable gashes on the bridge of Coleman's nose and on his upper lip. His helmet had been knocked loose before he got in position to meet Richardson, and it slipped down over his eyes so he never actually saw it coming.
That's no way to meet the 230-pound Richardson.
"I knew he was coming," the 195-pound Coleman said. "My helmet cut me up when it...