• Cleveland Browns OC Norv Turner thinks Trent Richardson stacks up to his other pupils, Emmitt Smith and LaDainian Tomlinson

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jul 23, 2013
    Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner has coached some of the best running backs in the history of the game, including the NFL's all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith and former MVP LaDainian Tomlinson, and Turner thinks Trent Richardson stacks up. Norv Turner has coached Emmitt Smith and LaDainian Tomlinson, two of the best running backs in NFL history. And Turner isn't going to let the next Emmitt/L.T. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Tuesday that he would like to see Trent Richardson carry the ball at least 300 times during the regular season. Only five players did that in 2012, but Turner thinks it is the way the team can make the best use of a player he believes is “capable of doing great things” in the NFL. "If that player is your best player, then I think it’s probably a good thing to have him in the game and give him the ball," Turner told the Plain Dealer. I always have a problem comparing players because each guy has his own unique style, but I think he’s capable of doing great things.”
    • Norv Turner wants Trent Richardson to get 300 carries this year

      There’s been a move away from workhorse backs around the league in recent years, but the Browns are looking to kick it old school in 2013. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Tuesday that he would like to see Trent Richardson carry the ball at least …

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