Found August 09, 2012 on Fox Sports Ohio:
CLEVELAND -- A facility for offensive linemen might be reviving the career of a Cleveland Browns running back.Montario Hardesty was in a tough place last season, struggles on the field exaggerated by criticism off.But as Fridays preseason opener in Detroit approaches, he has a chance to re-establish himself. With Trent Richardson out due to knee surgery, Hardesty will get the start.Success will come because of what he did in the offseasonIm definitely excited, Hardesty said after the Browns Family Night practice. I love this game Im playing for a living. I put a lot of hard work in and I finally had a chance to get back healthy.Hardestys work came at LeCharles Bentleys O-Line Academy, a facility in Avon run by the former Saints and Browns center whose career was cut short by a staph infection. Bentley usually doesnt take backs -- among the linemen in his group are Jason Pinkston, Shawn Lauvao and Oneill Cousins of the Browns -- but in Hardestys case he made an exception.I know what ...

Browns vs. Lions – 1st Quarter Recap – Browns Starters Struggle

The Browns faced the Lions in the GLC and the first quarter was certain to be the most interesting as Brandon Weeden and company would take most of their reps before departing. Here’s how it went. Brandon Weeden had a mixed first drive. He threw the ball to the ground a couple times and eventually fumbled the ball away. Not before he threw a pass to Mohamed Massaquoi for a reception...

Browns hope to have Richardson for opener

CLEVELAND -- A blue afternoon for the Browns ended a little brighter as coach Pat Shurmur said the team is "hopeful" running back Trent Richardson will be able to play in the season opener. Noted orthopedic surgeon James Andrews is scheduled to perform an arthroscopic procedure on Richardson's left knee on Thursday. "We're hopeful he'll be back quickly...

What to make of the Browns' receivers

Berea, Ohio - Surrounded by over a dozen reporters armed with cameras, microphones, voice recorders, and notepads, Colt McCoy was asked to comment on the news that rookie Brandon Weeden would top the QB depth chart this preseason. With an expression on his face like his girlfriend just ripped his heart out, McCoy answered a few questions before taking a jab back at the Browns'...

Browns Pre-season Forecast and The Mystery of the Great Lakes Classic Trophy

We wrote a fan forecast for the 2012 Browns for Kissing Suzy Kolber so click here to go there to check it out (our part starts in the grey box). Big night tonight, of course, with kickoff in Detroit at 7:30, but not as big as Browns/Lions pre-season matchups used to be. Of course, it will always be a paradigmatic subject of intense historical and scientific interest that not only...

Joe Haden Facing Drug Suspension

Cleveland cornerback Joe Haden is facing a four-game suspension for failing a drug test for the prescription drug Adderall, which is among the league's list of banned substances.Fantasy Spin:The Browns will already be without defensive tackle Phil Taylor (torn pectoral muscle), linebacker Chris Gocong (torn Achilles tendon) and linebacker Scott Fujita (three-game suspension)...

Report: Trent Richardson will undergo another knee scope, injury could linger

AP Photo According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson will undergo another knee scope in order to remove a “hang nail particle.” The bad news is that Dr. Michael Kaplan of ESPN believes Richardson’s injury could linger throughout the season. Kaplan explained that the reason for the possible knee scope on Richardson’s knee would be...

Browns RB Richardson may have minor knee surgery

Cleveland Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson is scheduled to have arthroscopic knee surgery Thursday to remove a "hang nail particle" of loose cartilage in his left knee, but he is expected to be back before the regular season opener, according to The small particle, which has caused swelling, was found after an MRI on the knee and is expected to be...

Fantasy Football Alert: Trent Richardson heading to the surgeon guru

In another example of why I don’t draft my fantasy football teams until at least after the second week of the pre-season, Cleveland Browns rookie RB Trent Richardson is now reportedly heading back for a visit with legendary sports surgeon, Dr. James Andrews. It was revealed yesterday that rookie Richardson could sit for the Browns first exhibition game this week. The Alabama back...

Joe Banner still rumored to be taking over for Mike Holmgren in Cleveland

AP Photo Jason La Canfora of is still hearing that former Eagles president Joe Banner will end up taking over for Mike Holmgren as the president of the Cleveland Browns. La Canfora says that since the owners official vote to approve Jimmy Haslam as the new owner of the Browns won’t happen until October, changes within the front office likely won’t happen until 2013.

Report: Trent Richardson may undergo another knee scope

AP Photo According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson is tentatively scheduled to undergo another arthroscopic procedure on his knee, in order to clean up loose cartridge particles. Mortensen gave some more detail of theprocedure. Richardson’s surgery would be considered as proactive minor procedure; a “hang nail particle” not related...

Trent Richardson getting a second opinion on his knee

AP Photo According to Jason La Canfora of, Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson is headed to Florida to visit with Dr. James Andrews to get a second opinion on his knee. There was just a reported released that Richardson’s knee look fine after undergoing an MRI, but it looks like that might be the case, since he’s going for a second opinion.

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Trent Richardson's ailing left knee may be more seriously injured than the Cleveland Browns thought.

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