Found May 25, 2012 on Cleveland Frowns:
Tony Grossi caught up with the greatest athlete to ever wear a Cleveland uniform, Jim Brown, to follow up on Brown’s pre-draft statements that Trent Richardson was a “good working” running back, “very efficient,” but not “outstanding.” Brown clarified these statements by explaining that while Richardson might have top level strength, he doesn’t have the quickness or speed to match. He also hedged his position. “I’m basing [my opinion] on highlights, and highlights show the best of you,” Brown said. “But here’s the deal, he can change everything that I’ve said.” Which seems plenty fair from the greatest football player of all time. Just one man’s opinion, of course. But things got especially interesting when Grossi explained to Brown that, “Browns fans believe you’re a bitter man and that’s why you’re saying these things about Richardson.”  Brown’s response: “That’s so petty and so ridiculous. Anyone that thinks that I’m a guy that goes around bashing anybody

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