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After today’s game against the Colts, Browns running back Trent Richardson told the media that his rib injury is worse than people think.
Richardson left today’s game early and never returned because of his ribs.
“Coach didn’t think I was as I usually am,” said Richardson, per the Akron Beacon-Journal. “That’s something I have to swallow. It’s a process trying to get back. The injury I have is much bigger than what folks think it is, and I don’t want to do anything to hurt the team.
“I’m not myself out there right now. You look at me, I guess I’m not running hard like I’m used to, so I’m not out there right now. So it is worse than what people think it is.”
I get the feeling that Richardson won’t play next week, but we’ll see what happens as the week goes on.
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It hurt me inside not being out there. I didn’t want to come out. [Coach Pat Shurmur] knows what’s best, he made his decision. You will have to ask him [if it was the right decision]. For me, I thought I should have been in the game, but that’s any athlete, anyone who has that fight in him and is competitive. [...] [The injury] is worse than people think. I’m not myself out...
According to Evan Silva of Rotoworld.com, ESPN’s Ed Werder has reported that the Cleveland Browns are thinking about shutting down running back Trent Richardson for the next three weeks because … Continue reading »
Cleveland running back Trent Richardson has exited the game and is questionable to return.Fantasy Spin:Though the Browns haven't announced why Richardson is on the sidelines, we're guessing it has something to do with the rib injury that forced him from last week's game against the Bengals. Montario Hardesty has come on to take his place rushing for 24 yards on six carries.
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."
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...
ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on SportsCenter Tuesday afternoon that the Cleveland Browns are currently discussing the possibility of shutting down Trent Richardson (ribs) through their Week 10 bye.
Werder termed Richardson’s rib-cartilage injury “serious,” and hinted it was aggravated on a “direct hit” in the second quarter of last week’s loss to Indianapolis, a game where...