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If you are a Colts fan you are jumping up and down for joy as Richardson just gave you the ammo to not only win the AFC South but also make a deep run in the playoffs. On the other hand, if you’re a Browns fan you may want to close your eyes. Jim Irsay tweeted moments before the trade was official that he had completed a “monster” like type of trade, and well before you say he was drunk tweeting again, unfortunately for Browns fans he wasn’t... Read more

Re-grading the 2012 NFL Draft

After just one season, we have our first official “bust” from the 2012 NFL Draft. Third overall pick Trent Richardson has been traded from the Cleveland Browns to the Indianapolis Colts for a first-round pick in 2014.With this news in mind, let’s look back at the players who were considered the cream of the crop in this draft class. Some of them have lived up to the expectations...

Indianapolis Colts: Trent Richardson trade and preview of week 3 matchup

It’s already been an exciting week 3. The Indianapolis Colts traded their 2014 first-round pick to the Cleveland Browns for running back Trent Richardson. Richardson was the 3rd overall pick in 2012, behind Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. Trent Richardson trying on his Colts helmet for the first time (Photo credit: Richardson was thought to be the best running back...

Trent Richardson: New Town, New Threat

As we all know, earlier this week, the Colts front office made tremors run through the NFL by acquiring the Cleveland Browns third-overall draft selection of 2012 NFL draft for their first selection of the 2014 draft. Richardson, now steps into one of the most dangerous offenses in the NFL that only lacked one crucial [...]

Making sense of the Trent Richardson trade

The Cleveland Browns shocked the world this week when they made a dramatic trade just two weeks into the NFL regular season. They sent second-year running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for the Colts’ first-round draft pick next year. What made this move such a splash is that midseason trades are […]The post Making sense of the Trent Richardson trade...

Colts ready to get serious with Trent Richardson

I guess somebody listened to me. At least, that’s what I’m going to tell people. Earlier in the week I criticized the Colts offense and lack of confidence in the run game. I noted that the team needed to: Have confidence, play with balls, and punch that ball in when needed because you have confidence that your guys can do it.  If you don’t have that confidence, change the...

The Trent Richardson Trade Examined

The surprise trade of Trent Richardson from the Cleveland Browns to the Indianapolis Colts after only the second game of the season was a real head scratcher to some as it shows to the players and fans that management has given up on the season, but to the Browns brass there were good reasons for making the trade but do they hold up under a microscope ?      From the Colts...

49ers defense banged up with Colts looming

The reeling San Francisco 49ers defense already had plenty to be concerned with this week before the added distraction of Aldon Smith's arrest. First and foremost: Quarterback Andrew Luck, running back Trent Richardson and the new-look offense of the Indianapolis Colts. The 49ers look to rebound from last week's tough loss in Seattle with a banged-up lineup. San Francisco...

Trading Places: Trades that Could Rock the League

We've just witnessed a huge trade happen on Wednesday, with last year's 3rd overall pick in the draft, Trent Richardson, going to the Indianapolis Colts.It was a win-win for both teams. With the Browns' lack of an even mediocre passing game, they couldn't utilize Richardson. The Colts' running back, Vick Ballard, tore his ACL, and his replacement, Ahmad Bradshaw...

Eddie George Says Trent Richardson Is Lucky The Browns Traded Him (Video)

Cleveland can’t catch a break. Former NFL running back Eddie George gave his opinion to TMZ about the Browns trading Trent Richardson to the Colts, and he seems to think that the Browns did Richardson a favor. George, a former Heisman winner, said that “he was shocked to see Richardson traded,” but then added that Richardson “should be happy now, because he’s playing...

Holmgren rips Browns for Richardson trade, says he would have quit

The outrage surrounding the Trent Richardson trade -- Cleveland sent him to Indy for a first-round pick -- has been strong. Go ahead and add Mike Holmgren to the list of people who don't like it. Holmgren who actually drafted Richardson No. 3 overall in 2012 said if he was coaching the Browns they would've had to "fire me" after the deal they made. "I struggled...

Colts Take Down 49′ers On The Road.

Andrew Luck and the Colts went out west to face Colin Kapernick and the 49′ers and dominated the game winning 27-7. This was the first matchup between Luck and his former head coach Jim Harbaugh at Stanford. Newly acquired RB Trent Richardson scored on a 1 yard touchdown run on his first carry as a […]

Why the 49ers Colts matchup is the game of the week

There are a lot of factors in the 49ers Colts game that make this a must see matchup. I know that it is still early in the season, so I am not saying this is going to be a must win game for either team. With that said there are many storylines in this game. Here is a breakdown of a few of them. 1. Running Backs Trent Richardson! The trade between the Colts and the Brown is more embarrassing...

NFL Rumors: Cleveland Browns to target RB Ben Tate in free agency?

The Cleveland Browns shocked the NFL world this week after trading the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts needed help at the running back position after losing Vick Ballard for the season while the Browns are stockpiling draft selections for the 2014 NFL Draft. To fill the void left by Richardson’s trade, Cleveland moved...

Mike Holmgren On Browns: We Offered Our Entire Draft to Colts for Andrew Luck

Mike Holmgren has been on a rant the past two days over the Cleveland Browns decision to trade Trent Richardson to the Colts for a first round draft pick. Holmgren made it clear Thursday that he would have quit on the job had Browns ownership decided to trade Richardson while he was on the job. “I struggled with it,” Holmgren told the radio station. “Philosophically, if I am...
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