10/18KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Trent Richardson to wear flak jacket: Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (chest, rib) will wear a flak jacket in Week 7 against the Indianapolis Colts. Richardson...[+] is expected to start in the game, and he said the extra padding won't change his rushing style. 'My game's not going to be no different,' Richardson said. 'I'm still going to play physical and play hard-nosed football, smash-mouth football. That's what I was brought up to do, and that's how I know how to play football.' RBs Montario Hardesty and Chris Ogbonnaya will step in if Richardson is limited at all, and head coach Pat Shurmur is confident in the backups if needed.
10/5KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Trent Richardson misses practice: Cleveland Browns RB Trent Richardson (personal) was not practicing in the early portion of practice Friday, Oct. 5, because his...[+] girlfriend was giving birth. RBs Montario Hardesty and Chris Ogbonnaya took first-team repetitions as a result.
News -- September 2012
9/5KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Eight players limited in practice: Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron (groin), DB Eric Hagg (illness), QB Thaddeus Lewis (thumb), RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle), DB...[+] Dimitri Patterson (knee), DB Ray Ventrone (hamstring), TE Benjamin Watson (thigh), and DB Usama Young (thigh) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 5.
News -- August 2012
8/30KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Several missing from practice: Cleveland Browns OL Oniel Cousins (leg), RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle), CB Dimitri Patterson (ankle), DT Scott Paxson (knee), SS...[+] Ray Ventrone (hamstring) and TE Benjamin Watson (undisclosed) were each missing from practice Tuesday, Aug. 28. It's uncertain if any of the players will be available for the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 30, against the Chicago Bears.
8/25KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Chris Ogbonnaya to miss rest of preseason: Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya (ankle) will miss the final two preseason games because of a high ankle sprain. He is expected...[+] to be ready for the start of the regular season.
News -- July 2012
7/23KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Backup RB battle to be heated: The only real competition at the running back position for the Cleveland Browns is to determine who will become the primary backup...[+] to RB Trent Richardson. The team likely will favor whoever proves to be the best receiving threat and pass protector, especially on third down. Contributions on special teams might be a deciding factor, too. Head coach Pat Shurmur said RBs Montario Hardesty and Brandon Jackson would both play this year, but it is uncertain who will have a more prominent role. RB Chris Ogbonnaya is also in the mix, and his ability on special teams will help his cause should one of the others falter or suffer injury.
7/9KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Brandon Jackson making strides: Cleveland Browns RB Brandon Jackson is healthy, and he has reportedly established himself as the No. 2 back in the depth chart...[+] battle with RBs Montario Hardesty and Chris Ogbonnaya. Jackson showed solid blocking and catching skills, as well, which is what the coaches expect in the West Coast offense.
7/9KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Chris Ogbonnaya helps himself on special teams: Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya might have a leg up in the battle for a roster spot with RB Montario Hardesty, as Ogbonnaya...[+] has also shown ability on special teams, especially on coverage. The Browns are adamant that they want their No. 3 running back to chip in on special teams. It's uncertain if Hardesty can, or is willing, to do so.
7/8KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Unlikely to keep four RBs: Cleveland Browns RBs Brandon Jackson and Chris Ogbonnaya might be fighting it out for the No. 3 running back job behind rookie...[+] RB Trent Richardson and RB Montario Hardesty in training camp and the preseason. It is unlikely the Browns will keep four running backs on the roster, so Jackson and Ogbonnaya might not make the roster. However, if Hardesty suffers an injury, Jackson might end up as the primary backup with Ogbonnaya as the No. 3.
11/20KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Chris Ogbonnaya surpasses 100-yard mark: Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya rushed for 115 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week...[+] 11.
11/13KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Chris Ogbonnaya effective Week 10Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya rushed for 90 yards on 19 carries against the St. Louis Rams in Week 10....[+]Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya rushed for 90 yards on 19 carries against the St. Louis Rams in Week 10.
11/9KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Thomas Clayton expected to see more time: Cleveland Browns head coach Pat Shurmur said RB Thomas Clayton will see more playing time in Week 10 but RB Chris Ogbonnaya will...[+] still be the featured running back.
11/6KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Chris Ogbonnaya held in check Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya rushed for 28 yards on 13 carries against the Houston Texans in Week 9....[+]Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya rushed for 28 yards on 13 carries against the Houston Texans in Week 9.
11/6KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Browns | Chris Ogbonnaya to start against former team: Cleveland Browns RB Chris Ogbonnaya will make the start in Week 9 against the Houston Texans, his former team. Ogbonnaya is getting...[+] the nod with RBs Peyton Hillis (hamstring) and Montario Hardesty (calf) inactive. 'I think there is a little irony (in starting against the Texans), but it's part of this league and you've just got to be ready to play,' Ogbonnaya said.