That said, the Jags decided to make a deal for the veteran tailback as Leonard Fournette is out with an hamstring injury indefinitely and Corey Grant is on season ending IR with a Lisfranc injury.
The Browns signed Hyde this offseason to a three-year, $15.25 million contract as a free agent from San Francisco.
Hyde, who started five of six games, leads the Browns with 382 yards and five touchdowns this season.
Browns general manager John Dorsey continues to revamp the team's roster and add picks.
As for Richardson, he was drafted by the Jags in the fourth-round (No. 129 overall) of this April's draft. He tried to return after missing two games earlier this season but re-injured his hamstring and has been sidelined since.
Making Jacksonville's offence even more stagnant, the team is without its top two left tackles, its top two tight ends and its leading receiver from 2017.
Following Cleveland's 38-14 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, head coach Hue Jackson admitted they needed to get Chubb the ball more. That's what you were seeing yesterday.