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Trent Richardson 2013 Season Outlook9.17.13 -- Traded to Indy for a 1st round pick


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Posted 24 April 2013 - 03:03 PM

Trent Richardson had a fantastic rookie campaign amassing 1317 total yards including 950 on the ground. He also broke Jim Brown's team rookie record by scoring 11 TD's on the ground and catching 1 as well. Trent accomplished all this while sustaining 2 broken ribs in week 6 and playing through it for the rest of the season.
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Posted 24 April 2013 - 04:29 PM

Just a beast. I expect over 1700 total yards and double digit touchdowns this year.
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Posted 24 April 2013 - 07:57 PM

Makes me feel cautious for the price, for more than one reason:

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 08:55 PM

View PostProteus, on 24 April 2013 - 07:57 PM, said:

Makes me feel cautious for the price, for more than one reason:

http://www.waitingfo...eveland-browns/
That's disappointing. I had pretty high hopes on him this season but this also limits my expectations now. I'm not saying he's going to suck, but this definitely drops him down a couple of places for me.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 05:04 AM

Much ado about nothing. Every player in the league plays with pain. It's not like its a knee or ankle. Downgrade at your own risk.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 07:39 AM

I smell the #injuryproneswagbrigade coming ...



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Posted 25 April 2013 - 09:02 AM

View Postpetekrum, on 25 April 2013 - 05:04 AM, said:

Much ado about nothing. Every player in the league plays with pain. It's not like its a knee or ankle. Downgrade at your own risk.

Agreed, I would not downgrade him one bit based on this piece of news.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 10:24 AM

View Postrraayy3, on 25 April 2013 - 07:39 AM, said:

I smell the #injuryproneswagbrigade coming ...
I think we get it by now. You're the person in every draft who stocks up on the "elite talent" that slides in drafts due to them never completing a full season. #injuryprone #DMC


As for Richardson, I'm not sure if you guys skipped over the part or don't think it will effect him but them saying they plan to Hardesty, Ogbonayya, and Lewis takes away from his value in my opinion. Obviously we'll need to wait until July and August to see how they plan to use the backups. I can't speak for Proteus but the ribs don't concern me much, them using other RBs does.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:17 AM

I promise you that virtually every NFL player has some kind of nagging pain somewhere almost at all times, you just don't hear about it unless it's going to affect their game status. I'm curious where he got the idea that a rib injury like that would become chronic in nature, that would be unusual.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 11:38 AM

View PostRyan81, on 25 April 2013 - 10:24 AM, said:

View Postrraayy3, on 25 April 2013 - 07:39 AM, said:

I smell the #injuryproneswagbrigade coming ...
I think we get it by now. You're the person in every draft who stocks up on the "elite talent" that slides in drafts due to them never completing a full season. #injuryprone #DMC


As for Richardson, I'm not sure if you guys skipped over the part or don't think it will effect him but them saying they plan to Hardesty, Ogbonayya, and Lewis takes away from his value in my opinion. Obviously we'll need to wait until July and August to see how they plan to use the backups. I can't speak for Proteus but the ribs don't concern me much, them using other RBs does.

Holy crap, I missed that part of the article.  I didn't realize that Chud was threatening to unleash Hardesty, Oingo Bongnaya and Dion Warwick on teams....yeah, I'm not too worried about those guys hurting TRich's value.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 01:07 PM

View PostDocJ, on 25 April 2013 - 11:17 AM, said:

I promise you that virtually every NFL player has some kind of nagging pain somewhere almost at all times, you just don't hear about it unless it's going to affect their game status. I'm curious where he got the idea that a rib injury like that would become chronic in nature, that would be unusual.
You do realize the first part of this is a dumb argument right? Acquiring bumps and bruises =/= as going into the season with problems.


Marvin, draft him at the same price as you would have before. I don't give a s---. To think they won't take carries away from him isn't out of the question. In case you didn't notice, more and more teams are doing the same thing in the NFL. Ask Spiller/FJax, Giants RBs, Rice, Gore and others.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 01:12 PM

View PostRyan81, on 25 April 2013 - 01:07 PM, said:

View PostDocJ, on 25 April 2013 - 11:17 AM, said:

I promise you that virtually every NFL player has some kind of nagging pain somewhere almost at all times, you just don't hear about it unless it's going to affect their game status. I'm curious where he got the idea that a rib injury like that would become chronic in nature, that would be unusual.
You do realize the first part of this is a dumb argument right? Acquiring bumps and bruises =/= as going into the season with problems.


Marvin, draft him at the same price as you would have before. I don't give a s---. To think they won't take carries away from him isn't out of the question. In case you didn't notice, more and more teams are doing the same thing in the NFL. Ask Spiller/FJax, Giants RBs, Rice, Gore and others.

I'll never forget when they asked Marshall Faulk how much of his NFL carreer he was pain free and he responded "right before my first nfl carry, that's it", and then went on to say that's how it is for pretty much every player.
I'm not talking about pain/symptoms that affect performance.

He's still a first round pick even if they dial back his touches some.

Edited by DocJ, 25 April 2013 - 01:13 PM.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 03:11 PM

if boogieman becomes the 3rd down back and hardesty gets more than 5 carries ... then I'll be concerned.

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 04:07 PM

View PostJ.T. Marlin, on 25 April 2013 - 11:38 AM, said:

View PostRyan81, on 25 April 2013 - 10:24 AM, said:

View Postrraayy3, on 25 April 2013 - 07:39 AM, said:

I smell the #injuryproneswagbrigade coming ...
I think we get it by now. You're the person in every draft who stocks up on the "elite talent" that slides in drafts due to them never completing a full season. #injuryprone #DMC


As for Richardson, I'm not sure if you guys skipped over the part or don't think it will effect him but them saying they plan to Hardesty, Ogbonayya, and Lewis takes away from his value in my opinion. Obviously we'll need to wait until July and August to see how they plan to use the backups. I can't speak for Proteus but the ribs don't concern me much, them using other RBs does.

Holy crap, I missed that part of the article.  I didn't realize that Chud was threatening to unleash Hardesty, Oingo Bongnaya and Dion Warwick on teams....yeah, I'm not too worried about those guys hurting TRich's value.

Those three are all nickels trying to be dimes. Not even worth thinking about.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 04:50 PM

Yeah, it's fine. Talent at RB is never underutlized due to head coach caution. Spend that sixth pick. Spend it hard.
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 05:05 PM

View PostProteus, on 25 April 2013 - 04:50 PM, said:

Yeah, it's fine. Talent at RB is never underutlized due to head coach caution. Spend that sixth pick. Spend it hard.

I'm thinking Richardson is more of a 8-10th pick with Tron gone in a standard league.

Tron may be available in many leagues still @ 6-7th pick....yoink!
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Posted 25 April 2013 - 08:11 PM

View PostProteus, on 25 April 2013 - 04:50 PM, said:

Yeah, it's fine. Talent at RB is never underutlized due to head coach caution. Spend that sixth pick. Spend it hard.
After re-reading that article, I have actually decided to bump Richardson up a few spots on my board. How stupid of me not do so earlier.

View PostDocJ, on 25 April 2013 - 05:05 PM, said:

View PostProteus, on 25 April 2013 - 04:50 PM, said:

Yeah, it's fine. Talent at RB is never underutlized due to head coach caution. Spend that sixth pick. Spend it hard.

I'm thinking Richardson is more of a 8-10th pick with Tron gone in a standard league.

Tron may be available in many leagues still @ 6-7th pick....yoink!
If Tron is still available at even the 5th I would rejoice. I snagged him at 8th overall last year. Happy I was.

I'm thinking his ADP will be somewhere closer to 6 or 7. In the mocks I've done, I've seen him go as soon as 5 but as late as 8.

AD, Megatron, Charles, Martin, Foster are really the only guys I can see for sure going ahead of him in PPR leagues. Lynch doesn't get many receptions so it's possible someone takes Richardson over him. Rice and McCoy seem to be going later like 7-10. Same for Spiller.
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Posted 26 April 2013 - 10:42 AM

View PostProteus, on 25 April 2013 - 04:50 PM, said:

Yeah, it's fine. Talent at RB is never underutlized due to head coach caution. Spend that sixth pick. Spend it hard.

Just add him to your growing list of "do not draft" players.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 02:24 PM

View PostJ.T. Marlin, on 26 April 2013 - 10:42 AM, said:

View PostProteus, on 25 April 2013 - 04:50 PM, said:

Yeah, it's fine. Talent at RB is never underutlized due to head coach caution. Spend that sixth pick. Spend it hard.

Just add him to your growing list of "do not draft" players.
I wouldn't go that far, but I might pass on him for an elite WR late in the 1st so I guess the results might be the same.
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Posted 26 April 2013 - 02:44 PM

I'm starting to think he might be overvalued in ppr. Anyone else think he's not going to repeat those 51 catches this season? Turner and Chud are going to be more vertically minded but Turner offenses have historically had RB with lots of catches.

Great I just talked myself into a position and out of one in the same sentence. It's not even May 1st...
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