• Holmgren rips Richardson trade

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Sep 20, 2013
    Holmgren traded up in that draft to select Richardson at No. 3 pick in 2012. “How do you make your team better by trading your best player?” Holmgren said. Former Cleveland Browns president Mike Holmgren blasted the team Thursday, questioning why it would trade second-year running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts and saying he would quit if the same move happened while he was a head coach. Holmgren, the former Cleveland Browns president, said he talked to Colts general manager Ryan Grigson about trading all of his picks in the 2012 draft to get the No. 1 overall pick to select Luck. The Browns made 10 selections in the 2012 draft after dealing away selections in the fourth, fifth and seventh rounds to move up to take Richardson. "Because if I disagreed with it vehemently, and I couldn't buy in, I mean, I'm not saying I'm right, I'm saying that's what I would do, because you have to be true to yourself in this business.''
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