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Former Colts RB Trent Richardson joins Saskatchewan of CFL

Posted: 6:43 AM, Sep 27, 2017
Updated: 2017-09-27 10:43:27Z
Former Colts RB Trent Richardson joins Saskatchewan of CFL

REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) -- Former Indianapolis Colts running back Trent Richardson has signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League .

Richardson played two seasons with the Cleveland Browns before he was traded to the Indianapolis Colts for a 2014 first-round draft pick. He played two seasons in Indianapolis before he was cut by the Colts.

Richardson rushed for 977 yards and six touchdowns in those two seasons with the Colts.

He received a tryout with Oakland in 2015, but did not make the team and was cut by Baltimore last year. Richardson has 2,032 yards rushing and 17 touchdowns in 46 NFL games.

He was arrested on a domestic violence charge in February, but the charge was dropped, according to AL.com.

Richardson was the third overall pick of the 2012 NFL draft.

He helped lead Alabama to two national championships after the 2009 and 2011 seasons and won the Doak Walker Award as the nation's top collegiate running back in 2011 before declaring for the NFL draft.

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