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Highly touted Cleveland Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson gave dynasty league and early drafters a bit of a scary when news that he had soreness in the knee he had surgery on in February.
Things really got tense when word came out that he will travel to see Dr. James Andrews. is also talk of a second scope. That is not news you want to hear for somebody that likely went with the first pick in dynasty drafts and a first or second pick in re-drafts. Any mention of Dr. Andrews’ name makes hearts stop.
Throw on top of it the fact that there was some speculation that his carries could be scaled back in the early part of the season. You want to hear glowing reports of how well he’s handling training camp and how well he’s adjusting to the rigors on the NFL life. If he misses the entire preseason, this will be a reality.
Don’t let the knee and reduced carries talk scare you away. Richardson is the best rookie running back prospect since Adrian Peterson. With his size and speed combination the worries should be put to rest. Richardson played in the nation’s top conference and ran for 1679 yards and 21 touchdowns. He added 29 catches for 338 yards and three more scores.
Clearly he has the goods to be an every down back in this league. With a rookie starting at quarterback for the Browns, his fellow classmate Richardson is going to be leaned on heavily. It may take some time, but you win at the end of the year and not at the start.
Hopefully your opponents will panic when it becomes your draft day and he slides to you. Just don’t expect him to slide very far as very big things are expected from him. With a solid offensive line, anchored by Joe Thomas, and a huge workload, you could be looking at a top ten fantasy performer.
Obviously there will be some risk, but there could be plenty of reward as well.
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