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NFL Injury Report:
Cleveland Browns coach Pat Shurmur wouldn’t rule anything
out when it comes to running back Trent Richardson. After the back was benched
during the second half of Sunday’s matchup against the Indianapolis Colts,
Shurmur indicated that Richardson could be rested for a week or two due to his
rib injury, reports Mary Kay Cabot of The Plain Dealer.
"You just watch him,
watch him practice, see where he's at physically and if he's ready to play,
he'll play," Shurmur said Monday. "If we see that this is bothering
him to the point where he can't perform, then we'll make those decisions as we
go. I just want to make the point though, that there was a lot going on out
there. It wasn't just Trent."
Richardson was removed from the Sunday’s game after proving
ineffective against the Colts during the first half. Following the game Shurmur
said the rookie just didn’t look right, and now it appears he’s considering
keeping Richardson out and allowing him time to fully recover as the team
approaches it’s bye week.
Entering Sunday’s game, Richardson had totaled 340 yards and
four touchdowns on 95 carries.
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While Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson was
able to start Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts, the rookie was
eventually removed from the game by coach Pat Shurmur, reports Kareem Copeland
"We just kind of didn't
feel like he could play as effective as he'd been," Shurmur said. "He
wanted to play."
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