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Theo Riddick

26-Year-Old Running Back – Detroit Lions

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

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40

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141

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282

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2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Used almost purely as a receiving option the year before, Riddick was forced into a larger role in 2016, with mixed results, after Ameer Abdullah was injured. Riddick did have a couple of big performa...

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2017 ADP:  128.38

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  7

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 201   DOB: 5/4/1991  College: Notre Dame  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Theo Riddick Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $12.75 million extension with the Lions in September of 2016.

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Riddick rushed nine times for 35 yards and secured one of two targets for four yards during Sunday's 27-24 victory over the Bears.

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Theo Riddick NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 18 CFB 12 29 160 0 5.5 - - - - - 6 43 7.2 0 0 - - - - - -
2010 19 CFB 9 11 29 0 2.6 - - - - - 40 414 10.4 3 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 10 14 63 0 4.5 - - - - - 38 436 11.5 3 0 - - - - - -
2012 21 CFB 13 190 917 5 4.8 - - - - - 36 370 10.3 2 0 - - - - - -
2013 22 DET 14 9 25 1 2.8 0 0 0 0 0 4 26 6.5 0 8 12 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 DET 14 20 51 0 2.6 0 0 0 0 0 34 316 9.3 4 50 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 DET 16 43 133 0 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 80 697 8.7 3 99 0 0 0 0 1 1
2016 25 DET 10 92 357 1 3.9 2 1 0 0 0 53 371 7.0 5 67 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 26 DET 10 40 141 0 3.5 1 0 0 0 0 33 282 8.5 2 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 26 DET Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Theo Riddick

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Theo Riddick Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2009 18 CFB 12 1.7 2.2 1.9 2 13 - - - 1 4 - - - -
2010 19 CFB 9 6.9 11.4 9.1 1 3 - - - 4 46 - - - -
2011 20 CFB 10 6.8 10.6 8.7 1 6 - - - 4 44 - - - -
2012 21 CFB 13 13.1 15.9 14.5 15 71 - - - 3 28 - - - -
2013 22 DET 14 0.8 1.1 0.9 1 2 1 1 1 0 2 3.3 1 0 0
2014 23 DET 14 4.3 6.8 5.6 1 4 3 2 0 2 23 6.3 10 5 1
2015 24 DET 16 6.3 11.3 8.8 3 8 5 2 1 5 44 7.0 14 4 1
2016 25 DET 10 10.9 16.2 13.5 9 36 7 5 2 5 37 5.5 15 6 3
2017 26 DET 10 5.4 8.7 7.1 4 14 5 3 1 3 28 6.4 7 3 1
2017 Proj 26 DET Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Theo Riddick

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Theo Riddick – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

267

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Theo Riddick was on the field for 267 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Theo Riddick was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 470 107
2016 423 0
2017 267 0
Theo Riddick 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Ari 21 0 1 -1 0 -1.0 0 0 6 27 4.5 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
2 @NYG 27 0 9 20 0 2.2 0 0 3 17 5.7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Atl 34 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 4 38 9.5 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
4 @Min 18 0 4 4 0 1.0 0 0 1 8 8.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 Car 30 0 2 8 0 4.0 0 0 4 45 11.3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
6 @NO 35 0 2 8 0 4.0 0 0 5 45 9.0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Pit 30 0 4 21 0 5.3 0 0 2 24 12.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
9 @GB 25 0 5 11 0 2.2 0 0 4 62 15.5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10 Cle 17 0 4 35 0 8.8 1 0 3 12 4.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
11 @Chi 30 0 9 35 0 3.9 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
12 Min
13 @Bal
14 @TB
15 Chi
16 @Cin
17 GB

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Theo Riddick  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   201 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.68 sec
POOR
Shuttle Time
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Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   30.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.75 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   32 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   118 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press
Not Available
Detroit Lions Team Injury Report
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Theo Riddick: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Riddick rushed four times for 35 yards and caught all three of his targets for 12 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 38-24 win over Cleveland.

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Riddick secured all four of his targets for 62 yards and rushed five times for 11 yards during Sunday's 30-17 victory over the Packers.

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Riddick rushed four times for 21 yards and caught both of his targets for 24 yards during Sunday's 20-15 loss to the Steelers

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Riddick ran twice for eight yards and caught five of seven passes for an additional 45 yards during Sunday's 52-38 loss to the Saints.

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Riddick rushed twice for eight yards and brought in four of five targets for 45 yards in Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Panthers.

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Riddick rushed four times for four yards and caught one of two targets for eight yards during Sunday's 14-7 victory over the Vikings.

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Riddick didn't log any carries but secured four of nine targets for 38 yards during Sunday's 30-26 loss to the Falcons.

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Riddick rushed nine times for 20 yards and secured all three of his targets for 17 yards during Monday's 24-10 victory over the Giants.

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Riddick rushed once for minus-one yard and caught six of seven targets for 27 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 35-23 victory over the Cardinals.

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Riddick and Ameer Abdullah are listed as co-starting running backs on the Lions' first official depth chart of the season.

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Riddick (wrist) carried one time for no gain and failed to haul in his only target during Friday's 30-28 preseason loss to the Patriots.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

He's a one-trick pony, but it's a pretty good trick. Riddick became the seventh running back since the merger to go over 600 yards receiving without making it to 150 yards rushing. He led all running backs in receptions, and most of them came late 36 grabs in the fourth period. If you're in a standard league, you have permission to drop Riddick in the ranks. The Lions are overflowing with running backs, and Riddick doesn't have the size to play in all packages. But after unleashing Riddick's dynamic pass-catching ability, Detroit would be foolish to turn away from a talented player. Riddick can probably keep 80-90 percent of last year's receiving haul, and that makes him a handy player in PPR formats.

2015

Although he's rarely involved in the running game, Riddick proved his value as a receiver last year, splitting targets almost equally with Joique Bell and Reggie Bush. He was a weapon out of the slot, leading all running backs with 2.45 receiving yards per route. Riddick's smaller size and lack of elite speed may typecast him as a change-of-pace back, but he does run with surprising power and burst, and has enough elusiveness to make tacklers miss in the open field. Bush's departure seemed like a boon for Riddick's 2015 prospects, but the Lions perhaps slammed that door closed when they drafted Ameer Abdullah, a back with better running ability and pass-catching skills than Riddick, to take Bush's place. Riddick should still see plenty of targets in Detroit's pass-happy offense, but he might need an injury ahead of him on the depth chart to get increased work.

2014

Riddick saw nine carries in his rookie year and scored his first career touchdown in Week 16 versus the New York Giants. This season will be much of the same for Riddick who will see minimal carries behind Reggie Bush and Joique Bell in the Lions' dynamic offensive attack.

2013

Riddick will be a reserve running back for the Lions in 2013.