Browns Trade RB Richardson To Colts NFL, College
Published on September 19 2013 10:37 am
Last Updated on September 19 2013 10:37 am
Written by Millie Lange
(Cleveland, OH) -- Running back Trent Richardson is on the move. The Cleveland Browns have traded the former Alabama star to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2014 first-round draft pick. The Browns took Richardson with the third-overall pick in 2012. He rushed for 950 yards and 11 touchdowns during his rookie season. Browns CEO Joe Banner says they are not giving up on the season. Richardson had 31 carries for 105 yards in the Browns' first two games this season. The Colts needed help at running back after losing starter Vick Ballard to a torn ACL.
Reid Returns To Philly As Unbeaten Chiefs Face Eagles
(Philadelphia, PA) -- It will be a homecoming for head coach Andy Reid as he takes his unbeaten Chiefs into Philadelphia to face the Eagles in this week's Thursday night NFL matchup. Reid goes up against the team he coached for 14 seasons before making the move to Kansas City during the offseason. Reid says this game isn't about him returning to Philadelphia. The Chiefs have beaten the Jaguars and Cowboys for a 2-and-0 start, matching their win total from all of last season. The Eagles lost 33-30 at home to the Chargers this past Sunday to fall to 1-1. Michael Vick has thrown for 631 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions thus far for a 119.0 quarterback rating. The Eagles will retire the jersey of former longtime quarterback Donovan McNabb in a halftime ceremony.
Broncos Put Clady On IR
(Englewood, CO) -- The season is over for Denver Broncos left tackle Ryan Clady. The three-time Pro Bowler has been placed on season-ending injured reserve with a Lisfranc sprain in his left foot that will require surgery. Clady was hurt in Denver's Week Two win over the Giants. The former first round pick out of Boise State has started all 82 games in his NFL career.
Titans' Pollard, Texans' Jackson Fined 42K
(New York, NY) -- The NFL is fining Titans safety Bernard Pollard and Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson for hits in Sunday's game. Each were fined 42-thousand-dollars according to reports. Pollard's penalty was for hitting Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson in the head with his shoulder, resulting in a concussion. Jackson was tagged for his hit on Titans receiver Kendall Wright. Both players will reportedly appeal their fines.
Thursday, September 19 Schedule (Time Central)
7:25 p.m. - Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles
NCAA Football ("USA Today" Top-25 Poll)
6:30 p.m. - #4 Clemson Tigers at North Carolina State Wolfpack