Detroit Lions
  • 5'9"
  • 201
  • 25
  • 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 12 69 25 75 3.0 1 0 44 34 292 2 367 3 0 0 2

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 3 47 28 91 3.3 1 0 19 16 130 1 221 2 0 1 1

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 9/27/2016 6:27am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick will enter a timeshare with RB Dwayne Washington, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.

    Huddle Up: Riddick had just nine yards on 10 carries last week, but he's a capable receiver out of the backfield. He'll be a flex consideration against the Chicago Bears this week.

  • Posted: 9/26/2016 5:28am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick played in 45 of the 68 offensive snaps in Week 3. RB Dwayne Washington played in 25 snaps.

    Huddle Up: Riddick had 10 rushes for just nine yards but caught seven balls for 39. Washington rushed 10 times for 38 yards, and he could start to see a bigger role. Riddick is an RB3, and Washington is a flex option against the Chicago Bears next week.

  • Posted: 9/21/2016 6:18am ET

    Updating an earlier report, Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah (foot) is out for the season, and RB Theo Riddick will get the first crack as the team's top back. RB Dwayne Washington and RB Zach Zenner will back him up.

    Huddle Up: Riddick has been productive as a receiver, but he hasn't really proven to be a consistent runner. Washington has the tools to do both and is the dark horse here. Riddick is likely already owned, and he's a low-end RB2 for now. Washington has flex appeal against the Green Bay Packers in Week 3.

  • Posted: 9/18/2016 2:03pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick ran 11 times for 37 yards and caught passes for 28 yards in Week 2 against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, Sept. 18. RB Ameer Abdullah (foot) left early, but Riddick wasn't able to capitalize on the extra work.

    Huddle Up: Riddick is primarily a PPR weapon for fantasy owners. Any increased workload in the running game is gravy. Watch Abdullah's status for Week 3, but Riddick is a midrange flex play either way against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field.

  • Posted: 9/17/2016 5:42pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick played 24 snaps and had seven carries for 45 yards in Week 1 against the Indianapolis Colts, and offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter said Riddick has spent a lot of time with running backs coach David Walker to improve his vision and ability to read blocks.

    Huddle Up: Riddick is one of the best pass-catching backs in the NFL, and if he continues to see a handful of carries, he will be a legit RB2 in PPR formats. For now, consider him a solid flex play in PPR leagues and must-have handcuff to Ameer Abdullah in standard leagues.

  • Posted: 9/11/2016 4:35pm ET

    Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (head) was able to return to the Week 1 game against the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth quarter after apparently passing his concussion evaluation.

    Huddle Up: Riddick left the game after having his bell rung, but apparently satisfied all of the league's mandated concussion requirements. That's good news for fantasy owners in fantasy leagues, especially PPR formats.

  • Posted: 9/11/2016 4:11pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (head) left the Week 1 game against the Indianapolis Colts due to a head injury. He is being evaluated for a concussion.

    Huddle Up: Before Riddick left he posted a rushing touchdown while also grabbing three receptions. When healthy he is a valuable RB3 in fantasy formats which reward points per reception (PPR). If he is forced to miss time it's good news for Ameer Abdullah, who figures to see even more touches.

  • Posted: 9/9/2016 9:04am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick agreed to a three-year contract extension worth $12.5 million Friday, Sept. 9, according to sources.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was a solid PPR option last season with 80 receptions and 830 yards from scrimmage. However, there could be a slight decline in his volume with Ameer Abdullah potentially taking a step forward in his second season. Riddick is also nothing more than a depth piece in standard leagues because he isn't a touchdown threat on the ground with one career rushing score through his first three seasons.

  • Posted: 8/19/2016 2:19pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick received all of the snaps with the first-team offense during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 18, in part because RB Ameer Abdullah (shoulder) did not play.

    Huddle Up: Riddick will have a solid role on offense even when Abdullah will be able to play again. He should be a valuable option for owners in point-per-reception leagues since he caught 80 passes last season. He could be a weekly flex option in PPR leagues and a No. 3 or No. 4 running back in standard leagues.

  • Posted: 6/10/2016 11:33am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick could have a bigger role running the ball in 2016, according to offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter.

    Huddle Up: With 46 more receptions (118) than rushing attempts (72) in three seasons, Riddick certainly has been classified in the Shane Vereen category of pass-catching backs, but he certainly looks to be line for more carries with only second-year Ameer Abdullah currently ahead of him on the Motor City RB depth chart.

  • Posted: 1/4/2016 8:47am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick posted two receptions in the Week 17 game against the Chicago Bears to set a club record for catches by a running back (78) in a single season.

    Huddle Up: Riddick was a valuable PPR contributor as Detroit's pass-catching back, worth keeping an eye on as things shake out in Detroit this offseason.

  • Posted: 10/13/2015 10:06pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick leads all running backs in targets (36), is tied for second in receiving touchdowns (2) and is fourth in receiving yards (228).

    Huddle Up: With 30 catches for 228 yards and the two TDs, Riddick has been the fantasy MVP for the winless Lions, and is an every-week PPR-league starting consideration.

  • Posted: 10/11/2015 11:48pm ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick had a team-high 10 catches for 53 yards and a touchdown in a 42-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 5.

    Huddle Up: The Lions simply can't run the football right now so Riddick is the best fantasy option as a receiver out of the backfield. He's a viable Flex play in PPR formats.

  • Posted: 10/6/2015 10:01am ET

    Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick ran once for five yards in the Week 4 game against the Seattle Seahawks Monday, Oct. 5, and he added five receptions for 31 yards.

    Huddle Up: Seattle's swarming defense limited what the Lions could do offensively, but Riddick again carved out PPR value with five receptions. It's a role he seems locked into, even with Ameer Abdullah on the roster, so if you're scraping for a PPR RB replacement for Lance Dunbar Riddick might be your low-cost alternative.

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

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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