Cleveland Browns rookie running back Trent Richardson will visit surgeon

CLEVELAND - Rookie running back Trent Richardson sat out at practice Tuesday with a sore left knee.

"Trent Richardson is traveling to Pensacola, Florida, where he will have his left knee further evaluated by Dr. James Andrews tomorrow," said Browns Head Coach Pat Shurmur in a news release.

The Cleveland Browns first-round draft pick and the number one pick overall in the 2012 NFL Draft is headed to see a surgeon for his knee.

Rookie running back Trent Richardson sat out at practice on Tuesday with a sore left knee.

The news means the number one pick overall in the 2012 NFL Draft may miss Friday's preseason game.

Throughout practice Tuesday, Richardson stretched with trainers, wearing a sleeve on his left leg.

The Browns take on the Detroit Lions at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ford Field.

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