But a monster trade it was indeed: The Colts gave up their 2014 first-round draft pick for Cleveland Browns running back Trent Richardson, their 2012 first-round pick, taken third overall. The team was quick to confirm the news.
On the one hand, the trade now positions the Browns to take any number of top 2014 draft prospects, franchise quarterbacks included. Because of their draft-day dealings, they now have seven picks in the first few rounds—a pair of ones, a two, two threes and two fours.
But now the Browns have a running back problem.