Running Back-Needy Browns Should Consider Greg Little in the Backfield

October 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cleveland Browns were all but written off after the shocking trade that sent star running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts following an 0-2 start to the season.
However, the Browns have found a way to pull even at 2-2 since the trade, thanks in large part to the emergence of quarterback Brian Hoyer and the return of wide receiver Josh Gordon from his two-game suspension.
If Cleveland can find a way to continue its momentum, it could be a legitimate contender in the suddenly shaky AFC North.
However, moving Richardson has left a hole in the Browns backfield.
It's not that Cleveland has been worse running the ball without Richardson. The team averaged 56 net rushing yards per game in the two games with the former first-round pick and 96 net rushing yards in the two games since the trade.
However, the trade has left the Browns without a young, explosive talent who can command the attention of defenses and consistently move the chains on the grou...

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