|Trent Richardson officially a Brown -- Mon Jul 23 10:45 pm --|
No. 3 overall pick agrees to terms
|As expected, the Browns have worked out a contract with the third overall pick in the draft. Running back Trent Richardson has agreed to terms, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
The contract pays Richardson a signing bonus of $13.341 million, along with base salaries of $390,000 in 2012, $1.321 million in 2013, $2.252 million in 2014, and $3.184 million in 2015. (Pro Football Talk)|
FF Today's Take: Expected to be the bellcow of the Browns' backfield from the moment he steps onto the field in training camp, Richardson is the rare rookie RB that is being drafted in the first round of fantasy drafts and has a shot at living up to his draft slot.