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ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on SportsCenter Tuesday afternoon that the Cleveland Browns are currently discussing the possibility of shutting down Trent Richardson (ribs) through their Week 10 bye.
Werder termed Richardson’s rib-cartilage injury “serious,” and hinted it was aggravated on a “direct hit” in the second quarter of last week’s loss to Indianapolis, a game where the back amassed a mere eight yards on eight carries. “Following the loss, Richardson stated that while he wanted to be in the game and it pained him to be on the sidelines, the injury was far more serious than most people realized.
“The team (is) now discussing whether to hold him out through the bye week to allow him to heal,” Werder said. “The fear being that if they don’t, he’ll be debilitated by his injury all year long. There’s internal conflict about shutting him down, though, because Pat Shurmur the coach has to win some games here. They’ve only got one victory and Jimmy Haslam the new owner says he wants a stronger finish if he’s going to bring back the coaching staff.”
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After today’s game against the Colts, Browns running back Trent Richardson told the media that his rib injury is worse than people think.Richardson left today’s game early and never returned because of his ribs.“Coach didn’t think I was as I usually am,” said Richardson, per the Akron Beacon-Journal. “That’s something I have to swallow. It’s a process trying to...
Trent Richardson’s transition to the NFL hasn’t gone as well as expected.
Many believed the former Alabama running back would excel in the NFL, but now Richardson isn’t even playing like himself.
Blame it on a painful rib cartilage injury, Richardson was embarrassed watching tape of himself. ”It really didn’t look like me,” he said. – Yahoo Sports
It hurt me inside not being out there. I didn’t want to come out. [Coach Pat Shurmur] knows what’s best, he made his decision. You will have to ask him [if it was the right decision]. For me, I thought I should have been in the game, but that’s any athlete, anyone who has that fight in him and is competitive. [...] [The injury] is worse than people think. I’m not myself out...
According to Evan Silva of Rotoworld.com, ESPN’s Ed Werder has reported that the Cleveland Browns are thinking about shutting down running back Trent Richardson for the next three weeks because … Continue reading »
Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson participated in today’s walk-through. Head coach Pat Shurmur doesn’t believe he suffered any setbacks by playing last week. Richardson’s status remains up in the … Continue reading »
While Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson was
able to start Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, the rookie was
eventually removed from the game by coach Pat Shurmur, reports Kareem Copeland
"We just kind of didn't
feel like he could play as effective as he'd been," Shurmur said. "He
wanted to play."
Browns running back Trent Richardson doesn't expect to miss any games despite being limited by rib injuries the past two weeks.Fantasy Spin:This report comes from Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal. Even if Richardson does play he won't be at 100 percent. Backup running back Montario Hardesty has gotten 22 carries the past two weeks and could be in for another heavy...
Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur wouldn’t rule anything
out when it comes to running back Trent Richardson. After the back was benched
during the second half of Sunday’s matchup against the Indianapolis Colts,
Shurmur indicated that Richardson could be rested for a week or two due to his
rib injury, reports Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer.
"You just watch...
According to team beat writer Scott Petrak, Browns coach Pat Shurmur said running back Trent Richardson (ribs) looked "way better" in Wednesday's practice than he did at the same time last week.Fantasy Spin:The Browns were contemplating shutting Richardson down for three weeks and having him return following the team's bye week. The running back has been more positive...
Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur was encouraged from what he saw from running back Trent Richardson during Wednesday’s practice. He says Richardson looked better than he did last Wednesday. … Continue reading »