Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson began running in a pool Wednesday, as his rehab from a knee injury continues to progress. The team hopes to have him running on the field sometime next week.
Also from Holmgren: Trent Richardson will begin running in the pool today. Then the hope is to have him run on the field next wk.— Andre Knott (@DreKnott) August 22, 2012
Team president Mike Holmgren told reporters that his "fingers are crossed" that Richardson will be ready to play in the team's season opener on Sept. 9 vs. the Philadelphia Eagles.
Holmgren: if everything goes well fingers are crossed to have him ready for Sept9, but they will be cautious.— Andre Knott (@DreKnott) August 22, 2012
Richardson has been out of practice since early August when he got his knee scoped by Dr. James Andrews. It was the second surgery administered to Richardson by Andrews since the running back left the Alabama Crimson Tide.