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Ravens relinquish offseason pickup Trent Richardson, former No. 3 pick

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday waived using behind Trent Richardson, finale what competence have been a former first-round pick’s final event to lapse to a NFL.

Richardson, 26, a No. 3 collect in a 2012 draft, has been on 4 teams in a past 4 seasons and has not played in a joining given 2014. His career normal is 3.3 yards per carry.

Despite bouncing around from Cleveland to Indianapolis to Oakland, Richardson was assured in his possibility to get his career behind on track. In June, Richardson pronounced his story would finish by “putting on a yellow jacket,” referring to a Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Still, Richardson lasted usually 3 months with a Ravens since of a same conditioning and damage issues that have injured his career. A hamstring damage sidelined him for a initial week of offseason workouts, and a knee range caused him to start training stay on a physically incompetent to perform list.

Richardson was always deliberate a prolonged shot to make a Ravens. Baltimore has peculiarity abyss during using behind with Justin Forsett, Buck Allen, Terrance West, Kenneth Dixon and Lorenzo Taliaferro.

The Ravens filled Richardson’s mark by signing far-reaching receiver Chuck Jacobs.


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