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Browns in need of a presence at running back

So much is made of the Browns’ long-running quarterback futility, but the unexpected trade of second-year back Trent Richardson resets Cleveland’s clock on finding a franchise running back. Since returning to the league in 1999, the Browns have never had one player lead the team in rushing more than twice, a dubious distinction not shared by any other NFL.

Year; Leading rusher; Yards (avg. per carry)

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