To be the best, you have to beat the best. Trent Richardson is taking aim at the greatest Brown of all-time, and the best running back in NFL history. Jim Brown himself may have fueled Richardson’s ambitions, throwing a few daggers the young running backs way.
The Hall of Fame running back commented that he “Wasn’t thrilled” with Richardson, calling him an “Ordinary talent.” Brown, never one to mince words, said: “I don’t see anything outstanding about him,” and “If you have everything around him, he can play his role.”
Ouch, Richardson hasn’t played an NFL down, but he has NFL confidence.
“I want to be the best thing that ever happened to Cleveland,” Richardson told Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com,“ I want to be that type of all-time guy when it comes down to it.”
Its obvious Richardson didn’t take Brown’s comment too kindly, and taking a subtle jab at the former all world running back indicates he’s in tune with Brown’s legacy. However, Brown’s legacy has not