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Trent Richardson to carry load with Ahmad Bradshaw out

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09:12 AM ET 09.28 | You might recall this little transaction from a week ago when the Browns traded Trent Richardson to the Colts for a first-round draft pick. Obviously, that upset Indianapolis running back Ahmad Bradshaw, who outgained Richardson 95-35 in rushing yards in the Colts win against the 49ers on Sunday. This week, though, Indianapolis really will need Richardson to carry the load now against the Jaguars. The team announced Friday that Bradshaw is out Sunday because of neck discomfort. Coach Chuck Pagano could not identify when or how Bradshaw was hurt, but he said it was a "significant blow."

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September 28, 2013  09:28 AM ET

"He said it was a "significant blow."

A possible line from the Linda Lovelace movie?

September 28, 2013  09:31 AM ET

Ahmad Bradshaw is upset? He should file a hurt feelings report.

September 28, 2013  09:40 AM ET

For Mick....









Go Colts!!

September 28, 2013  09:48 AM ET

Those Big Shoes to Fill, but Trent now has 2 weeks to learn the playes!!!

September 28, 2013  09:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Go Colts!!

Hail to the Redskins!

September 28, 2013  09:50 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Those Big Shoes to Fill, but Trent now has 2 weeks to learn the playes!!!

Size 14.

September 28, 2013  10:07 AM ET

I am sure they will do just fine against the Jags even with their second best running back carrying the "load." Not exactly a heavy lift.

September 28, 2013  10:10 AM ET

"Neck discomfort?" You mean "This guy is a pain in the neck?"

September 28, 2013  10:38 AM ET
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"Neck discomfort?" You mean "This guy is a pain in the neck?"

It's Ahmad Bradshaw, the pain's about three feet lower.

September 28, 2013  11:45 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

For Mick....Go Colts!!

HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!!!

September 28, 2013  11:46 AM ET
QUOTE(#10):

HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!!!

*Cough, cough*

September 28, 2013  12:59 PM ET

Carrying a load is one way to keep guys from grabbing you from behind.

September 28, 2013  03:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#10):

HAIL TO THE REDSKINS!!!

DA BEARS!!

September 28, 2013  03:30 PM ET
QUOTE(#11):

*Cough, cough*

Today coughing.


Tomorrow crying.


HAIL!!

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September 28, 2013  03:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#12):

Carrying a load is one way to keep guys from grabbing you from behind.

I wonder how that has been going for AH?

September 28, 2013  10:31 PM ET

If you trade a first-round pick for a guy, you expect him to be on the field carrying the load every week, regardless of the other runningback's health.

 
September 29, 2013  10:17 AM ET

Bull. He is carrying more due to the high costs to acquire him.

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