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Anthony Richardson
ADP: 4.4
Bye: 14
Experience: 1
Age: 23.0
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 244
40 Time: 4.43
Burst Score (Rank): 135.40 (99%)

Injury PredictorAnthony Richardson's Injury Guide

Low Risk

Chance of Injury in 2024


% chance misses at least 2 quarters

Chance of Injury per Game


1- 17√1-% Inj/Season

Projected Games Missed 2024




Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable

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Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Sep 11, 2021 Non-NFL Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2 Richardson's hamstring issue first popped up in spring ball and lingered into the 2022 season, per CBS reporter Jenny Dell.
Nov 27, 2021 Non-NFL Knee Meniscus Tear Richardson said this injury originated in high school, and that he "tore it off the bone" on this date against Florida State. He underwent surgery in December, 2021.
Oct 30, 2021 Non-NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Richardson went down against Georgia. He was available only as the "emergency QB" the next week vs. South Carolina.
Sep 17, 2023 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Richardson suffered a concussion in Week 2 vs. the Texans. He returned in Week 4.
Oct 8, 2023 NFL Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Richardson sustained a season-ending injury to his throwing shoulder in the second quarter of Week 5 vs. the Titans. He underwent surgery in late October.

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Anthony Richardson, QB IND

8:56pm EDT 5/6/24

Anthony Richardson "progressing really well" from shoulder surgery

Colts QB Anthony Richardson is "progressing really well" from October shoulder surgery, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. "I'm told Richardson feels he's full go at this point," Fowler adds. "He's been throwing for a while now. He's gradually grown to where he can throw full time with minimal restrictions. The Colts could be deliberate. They could hold him out for OTAs, 11-man work, minicamp, but the feeling is he wants to get started." The Colts would be wise to play it safe with Richardson's return, but it continues to sound like he'll be back to 100% well ahead of Week 1. With a sixth-round best ball ADP, Richardson is one of the biggest risk/reward picks at his position.

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Colts QB Anthony Richardson (shoulder) "should be" ready for the start of OTAs next month, HC Shane Steichen said. Richardson underwent surgery on October 24 to repair a severe AC joint injury and was cleared to resume throwing in February. “I think what happened to him is gonna make him stronger,” Steichen said. “I know he’s super fired up and ready to roll through the spring practice and training camp and this season. ... I couldn’t be more excited to get him back going again. His limited sample size that he had in those first five weeks was impressive. He hit some plays I’ve never seen guys make.” Steichen added that keeping Richardson healthy is a priority but that he won't limit him as a runner. Richardson said earlier this offseason that he won't change his playing style, despite last year's injuries. There remains top-5 fantasy upside here.

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Colts QB Anthony Richardson was recently cleared to resume throwing, according to ESPN's Stephen Holder. Richardson had surgery on his right shoulder in October but is 6-8 weeks ahead of schedule in his rehab, per Holder. It sounds like Richardson will be able to participate in at least some of the offseason program and should be a full-go come training camp. Multiple injuries limited him to just two full games as a rookie last year -- but he finished QB4 in fantasy points both of those weeks. A healthy Richardson has easy top-5 fantasy upside in 2024 and beyond. See where he sits in our initial 2024 fantasy football QB rankings.

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Colts owner Jim Irsay says QB Anthony Richardson has decided to have surgery on his right shoulder, which will end the rookie's season. This was previously reported as the likely move and will mean QB Gardner Minshew starting going forward. Sam Ehlinger sits as the backup, with Kellen Mond on the practice squad. We'll see whether Indy makes any further moves at the position.

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Colts QB Anthony Richardson will "probably" miss the rest of the regular season, ESPN's Stephen Holder reports. The rookie might need surgery on his injured right shoulder. That came from Colts owner Jim Irsay, and it should mean Gardner Minshew starting the rest of the season. Richardson remains a high-upside asset for dynasty fantasy football teams. We're not projecting much difference for other Colts offensive pieces with Minshew in place of Richardson. If anything, the swap likely means more passing volume and less goal-line competition for the RBs.

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