Cleveland Browns Running Backs: A Fragile State of Affairs

August 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Browns vaunted running attack is the basis upon which the offense is built. With backs like last year's late-season phenom Jerome Harrison and rookie camp sensation Montario Hardesty, hopes within the organization and among fans are sky high.
Those euphoric feelings took a hit prior to training camp when Hardesty, who has a significant injury history dating back to college, including three knee surgeries, suffered a "twisted or a tweaked" knee depending upon the media report you read.
Yesterday, two more Browns running backs left the practice field with unknown, but likely minor, injuries. James Davis and Peyton Hillis both left the field and did not return.
On July 31st, it was announced that Hardesty would miss a couple of weeks. Today the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that he will miss the rest of training camp, which ends Thursday.
"He's in the next phase of his rehab so he'll probably be practicing next week," said Coach Mangini.
For Hardesty to...

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