"(The Colts) gave up a first-round pick. That's shows a lot of respect they have for me. Playing against these guys twice, once in the preseason, once in the regular season, just seeing these guys and how they vibe around each other when they were on the sideline and just jelling together. Just being in the locker room for these couple hours, it's been a big change, a big 360. All these guys are having fun and they're enjoying life right now. They're happy to come to work and they're ready to go."
He's still getting over the suddenness of leaving Cleveland after only one full season with the team.
"It was a surprise. But at the same time, like I said, it's another chapter in my life and with that I'm going to have a chip on my shoulder. I am going to play football like I know how to play football. However it goes with the Browns, good luck to the Browns the rest of the season," Richardson said.
"When I got the phone call, I really couldn't believe it. I talked to my family and stuff. Same with that, my family was real shocked. At the same time, they gave phone calls to different people too and everybody was like, 'That's a good move.' At the same time, I got to think about my kids' school and my house and this and that. At the same time it's , 'Hey, I'm in a better situation when it comes to playing for an organization that's ready to win.' "