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.
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