Just talk to any Tigers fan and you'll find out about the "Richmond roller coaster", but the skipper is urging his players not to buy a ticket.
Richmond captain Trent Cotchin has opened up about the controversial public comments about his wife Brooke, noting that "criticism doesn't just affect the people it's said about, it's the people that care about them as well".
Life has been breathed into the Tigers' season, but there are some potential pitfalls in their draw later this season.
The interpretation of the deliberate out of bounds rule has changed the way football is played in 2016.
Richmond coach Damien Hardwick has denied that Chris Yarran's future at the Tigers is in doubt, but conceded that the dashing defender was unlikely to play for the club in the short-term.
Chris Yarran's football future remains clouded with Richmond unable to say when their new recruit will play football at any level for the Tigers or whether he will line up at all this season.
The man Essendon secured through a trade for Jake Carlisle is set to play his first match of the season when he resumes from a calf injury in the VFL on the weekend.
Top Richmond defender Bachar Houli will miss up to 12 weeks of football while he recovers from a wrist injury.
Richmond young gun Daniel Rioli is flying to the Northern Territory to spend time with an ill family member and may not play against Fremantle this weekend.
In desperate trouble, Richmond recaptured a flair they have seldom shown in three years. Now, they should stick with it.
Richmond midfielder Shaun Grigg has downplayed his much-publicised chat earlier this month with Tigers football manager Dan Richardson, claiming that it was "just a general catch-up."
Relief was written all over the face of Damien Hardwick, after his tenacious Tigers beat Sydney by a point on Saturday night.
With a Sam Lloyd goal after the siren, Richmond at once beat Sydney, injected some hope into a season on death's door and restored pride to their long-suffering fans.
The Swans have now lost their last three games against the Tigers. As heartbreaking as this loss will be for the Swans, it was a defeat which was weeks in the making.
Richmond have lost another first-choice player, Defender Bachar Houli, for Saturday night's clash with Sydney.
Despite sitting in 15th spot on the ladder with a 1-6 record, Richmond coach Damien Hardwick is not giving up hope of finals this year and believes suggestions that his team requires a rebuild are premature.
Richmond will be without their skipper Trent Cotchin for at least another week as he continues to recover from a fractured cheekbone.
While the AFL ladder is beginning to take shape – with many experts believing the top ten will remain the same until September – there's another ladder which paints a picture about dominating teams.
Richmond captain Trent Cotchin is hopeful of returning for Saturday night's MCG clash with Sydney, but says his availability for the match will be guided by a meeting on Monday.