Found August 28, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
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When Browns head coach Rob Chudzinski place Montario Hardesty on the I.R. yesterday, it spoke volumes about his inexperience as a head coach in the NFL.  Hardeesty was the favored coming into the 2013 season to back up Trent Richardson. Even though Hardesty had his knee surgically touched up, he was only expected to miss one or two game in the regular season. The team placed him on the I.R. yesterday and now are faced with using Brandon Jackson and  Chris Ogbonnaya as the back up to T-Rich. This may be fine if Richardson stays healthy this season. But so far that hasn’t been the case and with the way the Cleveland Browns offensive line run blocks, it is possible that Richardson gets injured again this season. With Hardesty rushed to the I.R. Chudzinski shelved the one guy in the Browns backfield that had the ability to hit the holes hard. Hardesty out rushed Richardson per carry last season. He was able to burst through the holes the team did make and he usually did it for positive ...
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  • Another POS article based more on personal dislike than truth. Hardesty has had a series of knee injuries and reports were that his knee was worse than first realized. The coach does not wantonly put players on IR, that is a call between team docs, the GM, coaching staff and owner, as well. Apparently, the inexperience of journalism is showing in the writer of this column.
  • Great post ASD. Last week he touted for Lawrence Vickers to be given a deal, saying that he was 'proud to have Vickers as a friend'. Vickers had apparently been on this idiots podcast. Now he say the same about Hardesty, who once again, he claims to be a friend of, and someone who went on his podcast too. Personally, I am surprised that anyone associated with the Browns, in any way, will even talk to this fool, but it seems they do, and when they do, he befriends them and tries to get them jobs on the team. Whatever happened to the first rule of journalism - impartiality. This guy doesn't know the meaning of the word and sucks up to anyone he can to further his own cause, trying to get himself accepted. He is an awful writer, an even worse fan, and how the hell he ever gets featured on any site is totally beyond me.
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