Originally written August 13, 2012 on MyTeamRivals.com:
Injuries happen in the NFL. It’s pretty much inevitable. Between grueling practices and preseason games, the fantasy football owner of now has to keep their fingers crossed that high-ranking fantasy options can not only stay healthy during the regular season, but can stay upright throughout August. One such player who has made the news in the past week has been Browns RB Trent Richardson. Richardson made headlines last week when he flew to see the now infamous Dr. James Andrews regarding soreness in his surgically-repaired knee. The news likely wouldn’t have made it so high up in the fantasy world if Richardson hadn’t already undergone a scope on the same knee back in February. Luckily for owners, the scope was a small procedure to remove a “hang nail particle” of loose cartilage that would have caused irritation and soreness during the season. The Browns insisted that he could have played through it, but erred on the side of caution and had Richardson undergo the procedure anyway, ...
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