Shurmur didn't rule out resting Richardson for a week or two before the Browns' bye to get the rookie healthy.
"You just watch him practice and see where he's at physically," Shurmur said, via The Plain Dealer. "If he's ready to play, he'll play. If we see this is bothering him to the point where he can't perform, then we'll make those decisions as we go."
Those are concerning words for fantasy owners. It's a situation to watch closely this week.
Here were the other nuggets on a relatively quiet Monday for injuries:
- The Carolina Panthers placed cornerback Chris Gamble on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. It's a devastating loss for a defense that needs all the help it can get. Gamble can be up and down, but he was the best cornerback on the team.