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Trent Richardson

23-Year-Old Running Back – Indianapolis Colts

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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114

Yds

391

TD

2

Yds

203

TD

0

2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

While he offers an enticing power-speed combo at running back on paper not many 230-pound backs can run a 4.49 40 Richardson's field vision has proven to be rather awful to this point, as he strug...

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2014 ADP:  60.88

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Illness      FRI PRACTICE:   Full
HT: 5' 9"   WT: 225   DOB: 7/10/1991
College: Alabama  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Trent Richardson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $20.4 million deal with the Browns in July of 2012.

November 21, 2014  –  Trent Richardson News

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Richardson (illness) is probable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, the Colts' official site reports.

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Trent Richardson NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2012 20 Cle 15 267 950 11 3.6 2 0 3 0 0 51 367 7.2 1 70 0 0 0 0 3 0
2013 21 Cle 2 31 105 0 3.4 1 0 0 0 0 7 51 7.3 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 21 Ind 14 157 458 3 2.9 1 0 0 0 0 28 265 9.5 1 41 0 0 0 0 2 1
2014 22 Ind 9 114 391 2 3.4 1 0 0 0 0 22 203 9.2 0 27 0 0 0 0 2 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Trent Richardson Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2012 20 Cle 15 13.6 17.0 15.3 18 63 42 18 11 3 24 5.2 7 0 0
2013 21 Cle 2 7.8 11.3 9.6 16 53 15 8 5 4 26 4.6 2 1 0
2013 21 Ind 14 6.9 8.9 7.9 11 33 15 8 5 2 19 6.5 2 1 0
2014 22 Ind 9 7.9 10.4 9.2 13 43 18 11 6 2 23 7.5 4 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Trent Richardson – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Running Back
  1. Trent Richardson
  2. Dan Herron
  3. Zurlon Tipton
Indianapolis Colts

Snap Count Stats

315

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Trent Richardson was on the field for 315 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Trent Richardson was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 705 0
2013 542 0
2013 542 0
2014 315 0
Trent Richardson 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Den 29 0 6 20 0 3.3 0 0 3 31 10.3 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 Phi 30 0 21 79 0 3.8 0 0 1 16 16.0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0
3 @Jax 38 0 14 57 0 4.1 1 0 3 23 7.7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 0
4 Ten 48 0 20 47 1 2.4 0 0 4 52 13.0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
5 Bal 40 0 9 37 0 4.1 0 0 4 10 2.5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0
6 @Hou 43 0 17 41 1 2.4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
7 Cin 38 0 14 77 0 5.5 0 0 4 41 10.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8 @Pit
9 @NYG 21 0 7 33 0 4.7 0 0 2 9 4.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
10 BYE Bye Week
11 NE 28 0 6 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 21 21.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Jax
13 Was
14 @Cle
15 Hou
16 @Dal
17 @Ten

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Trent Richardson  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   225 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.48 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time
Not Available
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   30.25 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.50 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump
Not Available
Broad Jump
Not Available
Bench Press:   25 reps
GREAT
Indianapolis Colts Team Injury Report
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Trent Richardson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Richardson (illness) returned to practice Thursday, Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis Star reports.

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Richardson (illness) missed Wednesday's practice, Kevin Bowen of the Colts' official site reports.

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With Ahmad Bradshaw out with a fractured fibula, Richardson is in line to see added work in the coming weeks, NFL.com reports.

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Richardson's teammate Ahmad Bradshaw (leg) was using crutches and a protective boot, after Sunday's loss to the Patriots, Mike Chappell of The Indianapolis Star reports.

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Richardson (hamstring) gained 33 yards on seven carries and nine yards on two receptions in Monday's 40-24 win over the Giants.

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Richardson (hamstring) does not appear on the Colts' Thursday practice participation/injury report, the team's official site reports.

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Though Richardson was listed as active for Week 8's contest against the Steelers, he essentially served as the Colts' emergency running back for the game, per the Indianapolis Star. No longer listed on the team's injury report, however, Richardson is now poised to rejoin the Colts' backfield mix Monday night against the Giants.
Richardson (hamstring) was spotted at practice Thursday, Kevin Bowen of the Colts' official site reports.

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Coach Chuck Pagano indicated that Richardson (hamstring) will be ready to go this week as the Colts' prepare for next Monday's game against the Giants, the team's official site reports.

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Per Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star, while Richardson suited up for this past Sunday's game against the Steelers, he was viewed by the Colts' as an emergency option only after not practicing last week. In the absence of any setbacks, however, Pagano is hopeful that Richardson will see action in the team's backfield next Monday.

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2014

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2013

Despite battling injuries and playing for an offense that was among the league's worst, Richardson still managed 267 carries and 51 catches during his rookie season, albeit with meager 3.6 YPC and 1.9 yards-after-contact averages. The offense should improve this year with a new coaching regime that includes offensive coordinator Norv Turner, who loves to rely on his running backs, especially at the goal line. In fact Turner was the offensive architect behind arguably the two greatest fantasy running backs of all time (Emmitt Smith and LaDainian Tomlinson). At 5-9, 228, Richardson showed his power at the goal line, converting nearly 40 percent of his 18 rushes inside the 10-yard line into touchdowns, the third-highest mark of running backs with at least 15 such carries. Overall, it propelled him to 11 rushing scores (T-6th). Injuries, however, remain a concern Richardson had trouble staying healthy at Alabama, missed last year's entire preseason after undergoing knee surgery, played half the season with broken ribs and missed Week 17 to a high-ankle sprain. Moreover, at press time he was nursing a lower-leg strain that caused him to miss OTAs and mandatory minicamp. There was some talk Richardson would be out until August, but either way, he's expected back at full strength well before the start of the season.

2012

Becoming a full-time starter for the first time during his junior year at Alabama last season, Richardson totaled 2,017 yards with 24 touchdowns while getting 5.9 YPC. While there's no question he played in a system conducive for big stats in college (producing Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram in 2009), Richardson is widely viewed as the best running back prospect coming into the league since Adrian Peterson. He wasn't able to run the 40 at the NFL Combine after undergoing minor knee surgery, but he can make defenders miss with shifty moves, possesses breakaway speed in the open field and will immediately become one of the NFL's most powerful backs. While few rookie runners enjoyed sustained success last season, and plenty of owners were burned by Ryan Mathews the year prior, that doesn't mean a first year back can't make a major impact in 2012. The Browns are far from an ideal situation, as they averaged just 13.6 ppg last season, but it's possible Brandon Weeden is an upgrade at QB, and it's not like Cleveland's inept offense prevented Peyton Hillis from having a big season in 2010. Most important, team president Mike Holmgren already referred to Richardson as a "three-down back," and after Holmgren traded four picks to move up one spot in order to select him, Richardson will likely be asked to be a workhorse immediately. Richardson is a rookie playing for a bad team that has to face the Ravens and Steelers in 25 percent of its games, but he looks like a special talent who will be one of the league's few "every-down" backs in today's game.