Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 4/18/13
BEREA Its hard to say that a rookie had a disappointing season when he accounted for 11 touchdowns and accounted for over 1,300 yards of offense, but thats how Trent Richardson felt at the end of last season. When Richardson summarized his rookie season at the conclusion of 2012, he admitted he was disappointed in his production, while also disclosing he played the majority of the season with fractured ribs. Richardson got off to a slow start after missing the majority of training camp after arthroscopic knee surgery on his left knee on Aug. 9. In Week Six against the Bengals, he suffered the rib injury. He played through the injury for the next nine games before he sat out the season finale against the Steelers with an ankle injury, despite being just 50 yards shy of hitting the 1,000-yard mark. Richardson finished with 950 yards rushing and caught 51 passes for 367 yards with a score. However, when a player is drafted third overall, expectations are higher. Richardson declared he...
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