They told me I better be in the best shape ever. They told me they’re gonna run the shoes off of me. They’re gonna pass me the ball more. … They’re going to do whatever they can … and they want me to be a leader for this team. Voice-wise, they want me to lead the group. They want me to get on that horse, man. They want me to be that stallion that’s gonna take this program to another level. They’re putting all this stress on me and all this faith in me, man, and so I know what my job is. I know what I gotta do.
— Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, Thursday on ESPNCleveland’s “The Hooligans,” when asked if the new coaching staff has made him aware of his role I’m 2013.
(Source: Sports Radio Interviews)