Trent Richardson to Raiders: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

March 17, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After the Indianapolis Colts signed running back Frank Gore this offseason, they deemed Trent Richardson expendable and promptly cut him. He didn't last long on the market, however, signing a new contract with the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday.
The Raiders made the news official on Twitter:
Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reported that it's a two-year deal for Richardson worth $3.9 million.
The Raiders provided comments from Richardson, who spoke about joining Oakland:
Scott Bair of CSN California and Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle passed along comment from Richardson after the deal:
Richardson also commented on his struggles at the pro level, via Tafur:
Raiders quarterback Derek Carr welcomed Richardson to the team:

Since being selected No. 3 overall in the 2012 NFL draft by the Cleveland Browns, Richardson has been a disappointment. While he had a pretty strong rookie season, rushing for 950 yards and 11 touchdowns, the Browns traded him in 2...

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