The Cleveland Browns on Tuesday signed RB Daryl Richardson and placed WR Brian Hartline (clavicle) on injured reserve.
Hartline underwent successful surgery today by Head Team Physician Dr. James Voos at University Hospital. He appeared in 12 games this season and totaled 46 receptions for 523 yards and two touchdowns. Over his last four games, he averaged 7.5 receptions and 85.3 yards per game. He broke his collarbone on Sunday against San Francisco after registering eight catches for 107 yards.
Richardson is a 5-10, 200-pound veteran officially in his third NFL season out of Abilene Christian. Originally a seventh round pick by St. Louis in 2012, Richardson has appeared in 24 career games with three starts. He has totaled 690 rushing yards on 167 attempts and 38 receptions for 284 yards. He has spent time this season on the Jets and Texans practice squads. A native of Jacksonville, Fla., Hall graduated from Sandalwood High School.