Mary Kay Cabot's Keys to Cleveland Browns-Buffalo Bills
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 23, 2012
Unhappy with the Browns' 0-2 record and determined to avoid an 0-3 start against the Bills, Richardson approached defensive captain D'Qwell Jackson and asked him if he thought it was a good idea to speak up. Sunday will be momentous for Trent Richardson, who finally gets a chance to meet Browns icon Jim Brown, who called him ordinary on draft day. But Richardson reached another milestone midweek when he took it upon himself to address his teammates and urge them to change the losing culture. "I said, 'of course!,'" said Jackson. "He's going to be one guy we have to lean on and he should have a voice." Coming off his 145 yards of total offense and two touchdowns in Cincinnati, Richardson huddled the team after warmups on Wednesday and preached the winning mentality.