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Should Richardson be lowered in ranks?

Updated: August 9, 2012, 12:14 PM ET
By Eric Karabell
It's a bit too convenient to presume Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson is simply no longer worthy of a top-30 selection in fantasy football drafts because he has a pending arthroscopic knee surgery this week. Look at the other running backs going in the third round, from Adrian Peterson to Jamaal Charles to "picture of durability" Darren McFadden, and there are issues everywhere. Why should Richardson be excluded from the club?

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