Found October 22, 2012 on Waiting For Next Year:
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 there, not running hard like I do. – Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, who carried eight times for eight yards in the team’s recent 17-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Shurmur replaced Richardson mid-game, stating that the player simply wasn’t being effective. The Browns, in turn, were forced to throw the ball 40 times. [Related: Browns Survey Results: 85% predicted Browns victory]

Trent Richardson says his injury is worse than people think

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...

Browns might sit Trent Richardson for the next three weeks

According to Evan Silva of, 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 »

Trent Richardson Injury: Rib Injury Could Sideline Browns RB

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...

Trent Richardson Injury: Browns RB Benched

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 of "We just kind of didn't feel like he could play as effective as he'd been," Shurmur said. "He wanted to play." ...

NFL Rumors: Browns considering shutting down Trent Richardson

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...

Browns rushing game stalls in Indianapolis

BEREA The Browns headed to Indianapolis thinking they would be able to successfully run the ball against the banged up Colts. Just a week earlier, the Jets ran rough shod over Indianapolis. However, the Browns rushed for just 55 yards on 17 carries for a dismal 3.2 average. Pat Shurmur was asked what the problem is with the running game. Is it that Trent Richardson isnt healthy?...

Browns lose very winnable game to Colts 17-13

Jimmy Haslam shows how he feels about the decision to punt in the 4th quarter If Pat Shurmur thought he was embroiled when the team was 0-5 he ain’t seen nothing yet. Pat Shurmur will be able to say things to defend himself, but the second-guessing is just too obvious on this day to be baseless. Yes, Shurmur called what should have been a go-ahead TD pass to Josh Gordon on 3rd...

Phil Taylor to start practicing this week

During his Monday press conference with the Cleveland media, Pat Shurmur revealed that Phil Taylor will be returning to practice after missing the first seven games of the season. And not a moment too soon, considering that Ahtyba Rubin wasn’t able to play the full game against the Colts with his calf injury. Maybe someday the Browns will have a full complement of defensive linemen...
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