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Barry Richardson

Barry Richardson - #79 - T

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 6"/ 319 lbs.
Birthday 05/15/1986
Birthplace Mount Pleasant, SC
College Clemson
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 6th round, 4th pick by Chiefs

Offensive tackle looking like potential weak link for Rams

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
With Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith struggling to hold their own against the Rams' starting DEs in training camp, offensive tackle is a major concern.

Rams add LB Haggan, OT Richardson

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Rams signed veteran free agents LB Mario Haggan and OT Barry Richardson, the team announced Tuesday.

Chiefs-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Bears DE Julius Peppers has the strength to win battles against Chiefs OLT Branden Albert.

Chiefs' O-line struggling at the wrong time

Posted Nov. 10, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
As the Chiefs enter the toughest stretch of their season with five consecutive games against 2010 playoff teams in Weeks 11-15, QB Matt Cassel cannot be pleased with the way his offensive line is playing.

Vikings-Chiefs matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup for Sunday's Vikings-Chiefs game.

Chiefs re-sign OT Richardson

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
OT Barry Richardson signed his restricted free-agent tender on Monday and will report to Chiefs training camp soon.

Pioli unlikely to change draft strategy regarding OT spot

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs pick at No. 21 overall in April's draft, it would make sense that they would be looking at offensive tackle, but Kansas City brass might not feel the same way.

Chiefs offer tenders to three

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have assigned tenders to DE Wallace Gilberry, CB Brandon Carr and OT Barry Richardson.

Chiefs in serious need of ORT overhaul

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
With their season coming to an abrupt end after getting throttled by the Ravens in their playoff opener, the Chiefs can now look ahead to areas they need to upgrade this offseason, including right tackle, where Barry Richardson started this ...

O-line the Chiefs' unsung heroes

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 9:14 a.m. ET
It has taken a team effort for the Chiefs to shockingly jump out to a 3-0 start, but the unsung heroes of the team's league-best running game have been the offensive linemen.

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Posted Oct. 28, 2012
Richardson was cleared of a concussion after leaving the game against the New England Patriots.||||||| Richardson was hurt in the fourth quarter and was cleared to return to Sunday's game.
Posted Aug. 01, 2011
Richardson has signed his restricted free agent tender with the Kansas City Chiefs,||||||| Kansas City had placed a second-round tender on Richardson, who started 16 games in a breakthrough year for the Chiefs last season. He filled in at right tackle after Ryan O'Callaghan hurt his groin in the preseason and also started once at left tackle in place of an injured Branden Albert.
Posted Oct. 17, 2009
The Kansas City Chiefs have promoted Richardson from the practice squad to the 53-man roster and released linebacker Justin Rogers.||||||| Richardson played six games for the Chiefs last season and was added to the practice squad after being waived out of training camp. He will provide depth against Washington on Sunday with starting left tackle Branden Albert out with an ankle injury.
Posted June 25, 2008
The Kansas City Chiefs signed Richardson to a three-year contract on Wednesday.||||||| The Chiefs selected Richardson with the first of two sixth-round picks in this year's NFL draft. Terms of the deal were not released. Richardson, a 6-foot-6, 319-pound lineman, played in 49 games at Clemson, including 45 starts in four years. He earned first-team All-ACC honors the last two seasons.

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