Cleveland Browns: Why Fans Shouldn’t Worry About Trent Richardson’s Injuries

June 4, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Remain calm. All is well.
Browns fans have a preternatural interest to assume the worst. The first reaction I read to this morning's ESPN Cleveland's report that running back Trent Richardson would be out until August was, "Lets go ahead and not count on Richardson playing. Like Ever."
Since then, head coach Rob Chudzinski has said it is his "expectation" that Richardson will be available for the start of training camp (via The Plain Dealer) on July 26:
He's got a (muscle) strain right now and we don't want it to get any worse than a strain...We're just holding him. He could've gone. We're just being real precautionary about it. We don't want the muscle strain to get any worse.
So why all the doom and gloom?
So far, in less than 16 months, Richardson has undergone an arthroscopic procedure on his left knee in February of 2012, had a second scope on the same knee last August, a few weeks into training camp, broke some ribs in October against the Ci...

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