Found October 18, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
The Browns are one of the league's worst teams through six weeks, but they're trending up with an upset win over Cincinnati last week.  But, with an utter lack of talent on the roster, the future success of the Browns lies in their run game and highly touted rookie running back Trent Richardson and the Cleveland running game. The rookie hasn't been particularly effective thus far this season, averaging less than four yards per carry, but he's flashed the potential that made him the third overall pick. The Colts, on the other hand, just allowed Shonn Greene to have a career-high day, as the Jets' running game single-handedly turned the game into a rout.  So how will the Colts attempt to stop the rookie? Will they be able to?  The first step to stopping the running game is the nose tackle.  Unfortunately, the Colts' nose tackle has been severely lacking all season.  Antonio Johnson's season has been an utter disappointment through six weeks. While m...
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