Found August 06, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
After suffering a shin injury last week, Browns running back Trent Richardson isn’t expected to play in this week’s preseason opener against the Rams, according to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer. #browns RB Richardson (shin)hasn't been in team drills, will probably rest thurs in preseason opener vs rams. But it's mostly precautionary. — Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) August 6, 2013 All that matters is whether Richardson can stay healthy during the regular season and I have my doubts right now.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Trent Richardson not expected to play in the Browns preseason opener appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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