Detroit Lions
  • 5'9"
  • 201
  • 26
  • 4 years
  • Notre Dame
  • 2013 R6 O, None

Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2013 DET 14 17 9 25 2.8 1 0 8 4 26 0 51 1 0 0 1
2014 DET 14 70 20 51 2.6 0 0 50 34 316 4 367 4 0 0 4
2015 DET 16 142 43 133 3.1 0 1 99 80 697 3 830 3 0 0 3
  Avg 14 97 41 142 3.1 1 0 56 43 353 3 494 4 0 1 3

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2016 DET 10 159 92 357 3.9 1 0 67 53 371 5 728 6 0 2 4

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 1/9/2017 8:30am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) had his left wrist in a hard cast Monday, Jan. 9, but he said he hasn't had surgery on it.

    Huddle Up: Riddick had 53 catches for 371 yards and five scores through the air, and he had a 92-357-1 rushing line. It's not a lock that he'll be used as frequently as he was this season with the late-season emergence of Zach Zenner and the return of Ameer Abdullah (foot). At best, he'll be an RB3 in PPR leagues.

  • Posted: 12/31/2016 1:05pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Dec. 31. The team also promoted practice squad WR Jace Billingsley to their active roster.

    Huddle Up: Zach Zenner and Dwayne Washington will continue to see playing time with Zenner receiving most of the work. Zenner can be considered a No. 2 running back or a flex option in most leagues, while Washington probably can be avoided. Riddick may not be a starting running back next season but will still have a solid role on offense and can be a mid- to late-round option in point-per-reception leagues.

  • Posted: 12/30/2016 1:37pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) missed practice again Friday, Dec. 30, and he has been ruled out for the team's Week 17 contest Sunday, Jan. 1, against the Green Bay Packers.

    Huddle Up: With Riddick set to miss his fourth straight game, this will once again open the door for Zach Zenner, who is coming off the best performance of his career this past Monday night, so owners should strongly consider him as an RB2. Dwayne Washington also gets a boost, but he hasn't really proven anything to justify being deployed in standard leagues.

  • Posted: 12/29/2016 4:22pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) missed practice for the second consecutive day Thursday, Dec. 29.

    Huddle Up: Riddick has missed the last three contests and his lack of participation in practice this late into the week makes it likely he's going to miss a fourth straight. If that is indeed the case once again, owners should give consideration to Zach Zenner, who stepped in and performed admirably this past Monday night. Dwayne Washington also deserves a look, but Zenner is the better bet.

  • Posted: 12/28/2016 3:03pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.

    Huddle Up: Don't expect Riddick to suit up this week after missing the last two games. The Lions will likely save him for the postseason. One can do worse than starting Zach Zenner, if need be, after he found the endzone twice last week.

  • Posted: 12/27/2016 6:47am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) ramped up his side work in practice last week.

    Huddle Up: Riddick has a chance to return for the regular season finale against the Green Bay Packers. It's a midrange matchup, and he could be a flex candidate in PPR leagues.

  • Posted: 12/26/2016 4:14pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 16 game.

    Huddle Up: Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner will continue to share snaps at running back with Riddick sidelined. Washington probably will receive a few more touches than Zenner, but neither player should be fantasy options.

  • Posted: 12/24/2016 12:22pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 24, and is listed as doubtful for Week 16.

    Huddle Up: Riddick likely will miss another game, so owners should avoid him in all leagues. Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner should share snaps at running back in Week 16 but neither player is more than a flex option in deeper leagues.

  • Posted: 12/23/2016 11:15am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) was running on the side but did not participate in the open portion of practice Friday, Dec. 23.

    Huddle Up: With most of the league playing on Saturday this week, most owners probably aren't going to have the luxury of knowing whether or not Riddick will suit up Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. As a result, owners should go ahead and bench him at this point. Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner will likely split most of the work in the Detroit backfield, but neither player is worth a start this week.

  • Posted: 12/22/2016 10:06am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) is not participating in practice Thursday, Dec. 22, but is working with trainers on the sidelines.

    Huddle Up: Owners should monitor the situation during the week to see if Riddick has any chance to play in Week 16. He has missed the last two games because of his wrist injury and probably would be limited if he plays. Owners should look for other options to use and avoid Riddick.

  • Posted: 12/18/2016 8:54am ET

    Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) has been declared inactive for Week 15's game against the New York Giants.

    Huddle Up: Riddick did not practice at all during the week and will remain sidelined for the second consecutive game. Dwayne Washington will receive the bulk of the carries for Detroit this afternoon and is worthy of consideration as a flex option in deeper seasonal fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 12/18/2016 8:00am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) is not expected to play in Week 15's game against the New York Giants. He was listed as doubtful on the injury report and did not practice at all this week.

    Huddle Up: Dwayne Washington is expected to see the bulk of the carries this week but he should not be viewed as anything more than a possible flex play in deeper seasonal leagues. Zach Zenner could also see some playing time but isn't a viable fantasy option.

  • Posted: 12/16/2016 4:42pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 16, and is listed as doubtful for Week 15.

    Huddle Up: It looks like Riddick will miss another game, but owners should check the inactive list to make sure. Dwayne Washington may receive most of the work at running back in Week 15 but should only be considered a flex option in deeper leagues.

  • Posted: 12/15/2016 1:29pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 15.

    Huddle Up: This is the point in the week where missing practice starts to become a concern. If Riddick is absent again tomorrow then it could be another week of Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner. Be prepared for a backup plan if Riddick can't play. Kenneth Farrow would be a good starting option in place of Riddick, for example.

  • Posted: 12/15/2016 10:20am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) is not participating in practice Thursday, Dec. 15.

    Huddle Up: Riddick is in danger of missing his second straight game because of his injury, so owners should check on his status closer to game time. Dwayne Washington would receive more work if Riddick is ruled out but would not be more than a flex option in deeper leagues.

  • Posted: 12/14/2016 1:37pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.

    Huddle Up: Riddick missed last week's game and continues to recover from a wrist injury. His status will need to be tracked over the next few days, but if he can't go again this week then Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner (if he's active) would be the primary ball-carriers. Neither should be started in the fantasy playoffs, however.

  • Posted: 12/11/2016 8:54am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 14 games.

    Huddle Up: Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner probably will split carries with Riddick out of the lineup. Zenner could receive more work around the goal line, which will help his fantasy value. Owners could consider both players as flex options in deeper leagues.

  • Posted: 12/9/2016 4:21pm ET

    Detroit Lions LB Theo Riddick (wrist) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 9, and is listed as questionable for Week 14.

    Huddle Up: Riddick should be fine for the game and will receive most of the work at running back despite the injury. He should be considered a decent No. 2 running back in all leagues because of his production in the passing game in addition to the running game.

  • Posted: 12/8/2016 10:57am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) was participating during the media-access portion of practice Thursday, Dec. 8.

    Huddle Up: Riddick should be able to play in Week 14, but owners will need to monitor the situation to see if he suffers any setbacks. Riddick has not posted great numbers over the last few weeks but should still have a solid role in the offense. He can be a No. 2 running back in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 12/7/2016 2:02pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.

    Huddle Up: It seems unlikely that Riddick would sit this week after being able to play last week while not at 100%. If the shifty running back is unexpectedly sidelined, however, then Dwayne Washington would make for a sleeper option in deeper standard leagues.

  • Posted: 12/4/2016 9:14am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) is officially active for the team's Week 13 game.

    Huddle Up: Riddick should receive most of the work at running back against the New Orleans Saints and should also be involved in the passing game. He should be a solid No. 2 running back in all fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 12/4/2016 7:01am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) is expected to play in Week 13's game against the New Orleans Saints.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was limited in practice throughout the week and was listed as questionable on the injury report. He has been an integral part of Detroit's running and passing game and should continue to be viewed as a solid RB2 option, especially in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 12/2/2016 4:26pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 2, and is listed as questionable for Week 13.

    Huddle Up: Riddick should be able to play this week, but owners will need to check the inactive list to make sure. He has been a factor in the running and passing game and can be a No. 2 running back or a flex option in most leagues.

  • Posted: 12/1/2016 2:26pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

    Huddle Up: There are no indications that Riddick will be missing this game, as long as he doesn't have any setbacks between now and kickoff. He's one of the more underrated running backs this week as he should be heavily involved in the passing game in what could be a shootout with the New Orleans Saints. He has high-end RB2 upside in PPR leagues.

  • Posted: 11/30/2016 1:23pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.

    Huddle Up: Riddick had an off week last week, but he's primed for a rebound performance in a great matchup versus the New Orleans Saints. He should continue to split time in the running game, but his value in the passing game makes him an RB2 option in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 11/24/2016 1:21pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick only managed 58 yards from scrimmage Thursday, Nov. 24.

    Huddle Up: Riddick and the rest of the offense were definitely in one of their tougher matchups of the year against the Minnesota Vikings. He'll continue to lead the Lions in touches out of the backfield as long as he's healthy, though. Don't be terribly discouraged by this outing.

  • Posted: 11/23/2016 1:46pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 23, and is listed as questionable for Week 12.

    Huddle Up: Riddick should be able to play this week and probably will see the majority of snaps at running back. His ability to produce in the running and passing game is why he should be considered a No. 2 running back in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/22/2016 1:30pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited in practice Tuesday, Nov. 22.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was hampered last week, too, but he still turned in a nice day in the passing game. That could be the case again this week if he is active. Look for his practice status tomorrow. If he's still limited then he'll be considered questionable.

  • Posted: 11/21/2016 3:13pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited during practice Monday, Nov. 21. The Lions did not practice Monday, so this is an estimation.

    Huddle Up: Riddick did most of his damage in the passing game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 11 where he had 70 yards receiving. Riddick will continue to be the team's No. 1 running back and should be considered a solid No. 2 running back in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/20/2016 5:52pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (finger) said Sunday, Nov. 20, that he caught his hand in a helmet in the Week 11 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He said it shouldn't affect his ability to carry the ball going forward.

    Huddle Up: Riddick rushed for 13 yards, but hauled in eight receptions for 70 yards on a game-high 10 targets. He is a must-start fantasy option in PPR formats heading into the Thanksgiving game against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 12.

  • Posted: 11/20/2016 7:38am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) will play in Week 11's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Huddle Up: Riddick had been limited in practice throughout the week and was listed as questionable on the injury report. He should be viewed as a RB2 in standard fantasy leagues, with added value in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 11/18/2016 3:52pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 18, and is listed as questionable for Week 11.

    Huddle Up: Riddick probably will be able to play against the Jacksonville Jaguars and will be involved in the running and passing game. He should be considered a No. 2 running back in fantasy leagues and will be more valuable in point-per-reception leagues.

  • Posted: 11/17/2016 2:59pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited in practice for a second straight day Thursday, Nov. 17.

    Huddle Up: Riddick should be able to play as long as he doesn't suffer any setbacks. He's an RB2 in standard leagues and his receiving prowess gives him more value in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 11/16/2016 3:50pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.

    Huddle Up: While the Jacksonville Jaguars have been pretty good against the run this year, Riddick is versatile enough to cause problems for any defense. If he doesn't suffer any setbacks this week then he's an RB2 with more value in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 11/6/2016 8:49am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) is active for Week 9's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was a limited participant in practice throughout the week and was listed as questionable on the injury report. He should be viewed as a decent RB2 in PPR fantasy leagues despite the challenging matchup versus Minnesota.

  • Posted: 11/4/2016 3:48pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 4, and is listed as questionable for Week 9.

    Huddle Up: Riddick likely will be able to play this week and should receive a majority of the work at running back. He will be involved in the running and passing game and should be considered a No. 2 running back in most fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 11/3/2016 7:08pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was listed as a limited participant in practice Thursday, Nov. 3.

    Huddle Up: Riddick appears to be in the same boat as last week, as he was limited mid-week but able to play and flourish. He is a tremendous RB2 option in all PPR fantasy formats despite the fact he is facing a tough defense.

  • Posted: 11/2/2016 2:40pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) had a limited practice Wednesday, Nov. 2.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was limited mid-week last week as well and still turned in a stellar performance. He and the Lions face a tougher test in the Minnesota Vikings this week, but the Vikings did just give up over 150 rushing yards and a touchdown to Jordan Howard on Monday night. Riddick remains a solid RB2 option in PPR leagues.

  • Posted: 10/28/2016 3:45pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday,, Oct. 28, and is not on the injury report for Week 8.

    Huddle Up: Riddick likely will take over the starting running back job and should see plenty of touches during the game. He can be a solid No. 2 running back in most leagues and will be more valuable in point-per-reception leagues.

  • Posted: 10/27/2016 4:49pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was a full participant at practice Thursday, Oct. 27.

    Huddle Up: After getting in a limited session on Wednesday, it looks like Riddick will be on his way back from a two-game absence. Prior to landing on the sidelines, the 25-year-old tailback was the biggest piece of Detroit's running game, and he should resume his busy role against the Texans. His return might also hinder Golden Tate, who has stepped up big time the past two weeks in Riddick's absence. Zach Zenner and Justin Forsett also head back to the end of the line if Dwayne Washington suits up as well.

  • Posted: 10/27/2016 12:45pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) is expected to play against the Houston Texans in Week 8.

    Huddle Up: Riddick has missed the last two games because of the injury but probably will regain his starting job in Week 8. He can be a No. 2 running back or a flex option if he is active.

  • Posted: 10/26/2016 3:40pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 26.

    Huddle Up: Pay close attention to Riddick's progress this week since he's missed the last two games with the ankle ailment. He should be started as an RB2 in PPR leagues if he is active. He may not run as much if he does play with Dwayne Washington likely back.

  • Posted: 10/21/2016 6:55pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 21, and he has been ruled out for Week 7.

    Huddle Up: With Riddick out and Dwayne Washington questionable, Zach Zenner could be worth a flier in DFS formats if he ends up starting in Week 7.

  • Posted: 10/21/2016 11:19am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) missed practice for the third straight day Friday, Oct. 21.

    Huddle Up: It's not looking good for Riddick, who is trending toward missing his second straight game. Zach Zenner, Dwayne Washington, and Justin Forsett will likely share backfield touches this week against the Washington Redskins, with game script likely to determine which one will be the best play in fantasy. Golden Tate enjoyed his best game of the season by far last week with Riddick and Eric Ebron out, and a similar scenario could play out again this week.

  • Posted: 10/20/2016 3:15pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 20.

    Huddle Up: Riddick hasn't practiced yet this week and could be in danger of missing his second consecutive contest. If he has to sit out again, the Lions would likely go to a three-man committee of Justin Forsett, Zach Zenner and Dwayne Washington, making it very difficult to trust either of those options this weekend in any fantasy league.

  • Posted: 10/19/2016 5:00pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 19.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was not able to play in Week 6 and likely will have to practice this week if he wants a chance to play in Week 7. Owners probably should consider other options for their lineups and not hope that Riddick plays.

  • Posted: 10/14/2016 1:09pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 6 against the Los Angeles Rams.

    Huddle Up: With Dwayne Washington questionable due to foot and ankle sprains, newly signed Justin Forsett may have a bigger-than-expected role less than a week after joining the Lions. Forsett fits Riddick's role in this offense much better than Zach Zenner, so five to eight carries and three to five catches for the former Baltimore Raven should not be ruled out. That alone would put Forsett on the flex radar.

  • Posted: 10/14/2016 8:34am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) is out of practice Friday, Oct. 14.

    Huddle Up: This certainly sheds doubt on his status for Week 6, but he could still suit up against the Los Angeles Rams. He'd have a decent matchup if he's able to play and isn't limited. Check his status before kickoff for a possible flex play.

  • Posted: 10/13/2016 9:55am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

    Huddle Up: Riddick could be a game-time decision this week, so owners will need to keep an eye on the situation. He should be a starting option if he is active, but owners will need other options available if he misses the game. Justin Forsett could receive solid playing time in Week 6 if Riddick is not able to play and could be a flex option.

  • Posted: 10/12/2016 5:26pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 12.

    Huddle Up: It is not known if Riddick is in any danger of missing the team's Week 6 game, so owners should monitor the situation. Riddick could lose some carries to Justin Forsett but should still be a No. 2 running back in some standard leagues and most point-per-reception leagues.

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @IND 7 45 1 5 63 1
2 TEN 11 37 0 4 28 0
3 @GB 10 9 0 7 39 0
4 @CHI 11 31 0 4 27 0
5 PHI 11 49 0 6 33 2
8 @HOU 11 56 0 8 77 1
9 @MIN 14 70 0 1 6 0
11 JAC 4 13 0 8 70 0
12 MIN 9 45 0 5 13 0
13 @NO 4 2 0 5 15 1

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @SD 0 0 0 2 37 1
2 @MIN 1 5 0 5 41 0
3 DEN 0 0 0 8 66 0
4 @SEA 1 5 0 5 31 0
5 ARI 0 0 0 10 53 1
6 CHI 7 28 0 3 50 0
7 MIN 3 8 0 3 40 0
8 @KC 5 17 0 6 30 0
10 @GB 3 1 0 3 25 0
11 OAK 6 14 0 5 72 0
12 PHI 2 6 0 5 62 1
13 GB 1 4 0 5 27 0
14 @LA 3 18 0 7 44 0
15 @NO 2 3 0 2 27 0
16 SF 7 20 0 7 63 0
17 @CHI 2 4 0 4 29 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 NYG 1 4 0 0 0 0
2 @CAR 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 GB 3 16 0 0 0 0
4 @NYJ 1 2 0 0 0 0
6 @MIN 3 6 0 5 75 1
8 @ATL 3 5 0 8 74 1
10 MIA 3 0 0 2 5 1
11 @ARI 2 2 0 3 24 0
12 @NE 2 12 0 3 40 0
13 CHI 0 0 0 6 54 0
14 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 MIN 1 4 0 0 0 0
16 @CHI 0 0 0 2 10 0
17 @GB 0 0 0 5 34 1
P1 @DAL 0 0 0 4 39 0

2013 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @WAS 2 -2 0 1 8 0
4 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 @GB 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 DAL 1 7 0 1 7 0
10 @CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 @PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 GB 0 0 0 1 5 0
14 @PHI 4 12 0 0 0 0
15 BAL 0 0 0 1 6 0
16 NYG 2 8 1 0 0 0
17 @MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0

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