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NFL: Browns OC Turner Thinks RB Richardson Can Be Like Emmitt Smith or LT
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NFL: Browns OC Turner Thinks RB Richardson Can Be Like Emmitt Smith or LT

Jul 24 2013, 10:57pm CDT | by

Clevelend Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes running back Trent Richardson has what it takes to be as great as his former players Emmitt Smith or LaDanian Tomlinson.

Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson as the next Emmitt Smith or LaDanian Tomlinson? According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, this is certainly what Browns offensive...

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NFL: Browns OC Turner Thinks RB Richardson Can Be Like Emmitt Smith or LT

Jul 24 2013, 10:57pm CDT | by

Clevelend Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes running back Trent Richardson has what it takes to be as great as his former players Emmitt Smith or LaDanian Tomlinson.

Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson as the next Emmitt Smith or LaDanian Tomlinson?

According to Mary Kay Cabot of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, this is certainly what Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner thinks

"Just watching him and seeing him against us when I came here in October and then watching the tape, yeah, he's that type of runner. Obviously, he's the third pick in the draft. I think he has a lot of great days ahead of him. I always have a problem comparing players because each guy has his own unique style, but I think he's capable of doing great things."

Richardson happens to hail from the same Pensacola, Fla. high school as NFL greats Smith and Tomlinson. 

Turner also believes Richardson will be in for a 300-carry season, in spite of current pass-oriented trends. 

"Obviously, the trend in the league is to not do that, but I think it depends on your team and everyone around it. If that player is your best player, then I think it's probably a good thing to have him in the game and give him the ball. So I would hope Trent would have that many carries. That means he's playing healthy and playing at a pretty high level."

Turner was hired by the Browns to be their offensive coordinator back in January. When he coached the San Diego Chargers in 2012, he already marveled at Richardson's abilities at the running back position. 

The particular game that stood out was Cleveland's 7-6 victory in which Richardson had 122 yards on 24 carries which included a 26-yard run for a touchdown. 

Dan Hanzus of NFL.com says should Richardson get at least 300 carries and match his receptions from 2012 (51) , he would put himself in a position to have 350 touches next season. Such a number would put him in the top five in the NFL. Arian Foster led the way in this department with 391 in 2012.  

Richardson had 267 carries for 950 yards for 11 touchdowns in 15 games last season. 

 
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Colts’ Wayne to sit out game vs Steelers

Oct 24 2014 3:21pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Wayne was initially listed as day-to-day with an elbow injury before being ruled out Friday by coach Chuck Pagano. Wayne has caught 38 passes for 434 yards and one touchdown this season. He was not available for comment Friday. Pagano simply stated he isn’t ready to go. It’s the second straight season Wayne will ...
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Colts’ Wayne to sit out game vs Steelers

Oct 24 2014 3:21pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne will not play in the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday because of an elbow injury. Wayne was initially listed as day-to-day before being ruled out Friday by coach Chuck Pagano. Wayne has caught 38 passes for 434 yards and one touchdown this season. He was not available for comment Friday. Pagano simply stated he isn’t ready to go. Trent Richards ...
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Colts’ Wayne to sit out game vs Steelers

Oct 24 2014 3:21pm CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts will be without wide receiver Reggie Wayne against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Wayne was initially listed as day-to-day with an elbow injury before being ruled out Friday by coach Chuck Pagano. Wayne has caught 38 passes for 434 yards and one touchdown this season. He was not available for comment Friday. Pagano simply stated he isn’t ready to go. It’s the second straight season Wayne will be unavailable for Week 8. His injury ...
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Colts Will Be Without Reggie Wayne On Sunday

Oct 24 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: colts

Intro: The Colts final practice of the week concluded on Friday afternoon with Reggie Wayne and Trent Richardson still sidelined. What does the final injury report of ...
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Colts Will Be Without Reggie Wayne On Sunday

Oct 24 2014 1:45pm CDT | Source: colts

Intro: The Colts final practice of the week concluded on Friday afternoon with Reggie Wayne and Trent Richardson still sidelined. What does the final injury re ...
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T-Rich (hammy) questionable for Wk 8 at PIT - Trent Richardson | IND

Oct 24 2014 12:16pm CDT | Source: Rotoworld.com

Trent Richardson (hamstring) is questionable for Week 8 against the Steelers after missing practice every day t ...
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T-Rich (hammy) misses another practice Fri. - Trent Richardson | IND

Oct 24 2014 10:54am CDT | Source: Rotoworld.com

Trent Richardson (hamstring) remained sidelined at Friday's practi ...
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Richardson (hamstring) still not practicing - Trent Richardson | IND

Oct 23 2014 4:53pm CDT | Source: Rotoworld.com

Trent Richardson (hamstring) remained sidelined at Colts prac ...
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