Berea, OH: The notoriously bad luck and physical health of the nimble Cleveland Browns running back, Trent Richardson, came to a head this weekend when Richardson injured his head during a press conference to discuss the injury he sustained in practice.
After only one season, Richardson has sustained knee, rib, and ankle injuries, along with the injury to his pride due to being drafted by the Cleveland Browns. This past Thursday, Richardson missed practice due to a strain in his lower leg.
A press conference was held for Richardson, who wished to alleviate fears that he would join the ranks of NFL Draft busts like Ki-Jana Carter and Tim Couch.
“It’s not going to be like last year, being hurt and injured. Injury prone is not going to be me. I just can’t wait to get back out and running.”
-Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson
However, when Richardson leaned in to his microphone to answer a question by the press, he hit himself in the head, causing a daze that lead the 230 pound player to crash down into the podium, sustaining multiple injuries.
It is unclear how long Richardson may be out for, again, but analysts say that Cleveland should give Richardson a whole year off to heal.
“Cleveland is in a hard spot. On one hand, they have a lot of money invested into this young player that they don’t want to waste by having him on the sideline,” stated radio commentator Vance Bletcher. “On the other hand, they have a lot of money invested in a player that will be lining up behind a 31 year-old journeyman quarterback in Jason Campbell, a 29 year-old sophomore in Brandon Weeden, or some guy named Brian Hoyer. It’s a losing situation all around.”
When asked about Richardson’s latest injury, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam had no comment while he wept.