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25 Theo Riddick RB

Detroit Lions

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
30%6%
Key Stats
GPAttYdsAvgTDsFum
919472.500

Player Updates

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Lions get contributions from several role players Week 12
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Lions received minor contributions from several role players in a 34-9 loss to New England on Sunday.

With Reggie Bush sidelined with an ankle injury, Theo Riddick worked as the team's No. 2 running back. He was limited to two carries for 12 yards and caught three passes for 40 yards.

Jeremy Ross nearly scored his third career touchdown, but saw a Matt Stafford pass bounce right off his fingers. He caught three of five targets for 35 yards. Eric Ebron also had some crucial drops and finished with only two catches for 23 yards. Corey Fuller saw two of Stafford's passes go through his hands in the end zone. He was limited to only one grab for 13 yards.

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Lions get minor contributions from role players
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

The Lions' role players didn't make a huge impact Week 11 at Arizona. Running back Theo Riddick ran twice for 2 yards and caught three of six targets for 24 yards. Rookie tight end Eric Ebron hauled in all four of his targets for 22 yards.

Fullback Jed Collins carried twice for 3 yards, and wideout Jeremy Ross had a 7-yard grab. They'll all visit New England in Week 12.

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Fantasy Analysis | 1416188411
Joique Bell stars in losing effort
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

Lions running back Joique Bell had another solid performance in Week 11, as he totaled 100-plus all-purpose yards in a 14-6 loss to the Cardinals.

Bell got the bulk of the work in the running game, rushing the ball 14 times for 85 yards. He was the only Lions player to run it more than twice, and he added three receptions for 30 yards, besting Theo Riddick's contribution of three catches for 24 yards.

Riddick is supposed to be the pass-catcher with Reggie Bush out, but that probably undersells Bell's abilities in that regard a bit. Bell is a solid all-around option, and should keep getting this much work as long as Bush is sidelined. He has solid Fantasy value moving forward, while Riddick remains just a low-end PPR option. 

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Fantasy Analysis | 1415572671
Lions backfield split still cloudy
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The Lions have a crowded house in the backfield, and Fantasy owners got a glimpse of that in Week 10's win over the Dolphins.

Reggie Bush, Joique Bell and Theo Riddick got plenty of work in Sunday, with the trio combining for five receptions and 17 carries overall, however Bell was the only one of the three to touch the ball more than five times. Still, it was Riddick who made the biggest play of the game among the three, coming down with an 11-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to win the game.

The Lions made it clear before the game they weren't going to have a No. 1 back, and that was certainly the case Sunday. And, with nobody really standing out good or bad, it will likely continue to be the case moving forward, making all three somewhat risky Fantasy options in any given game. The Lions face another tough matchup in Week 11, with the Cardinals on the way. 

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Lions RB Theo Riddick catches game-winning TD pass
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Lions running back Theo Riddick had only two catches on the day, and made one of them count for six, sealing a 20-16 victory over Miami in Week 10.

Riddick caught a swing pass at the back of the end zone for an 11-yard score with 29 seconds remaining in the game to give Detroit the lead and the win. He was targeted three times and finished with two catches for 5 yards and a score. He took three handoffs for no gain.

The Lions will travel to Phoenix to face the Cardinals in Week 11.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.AttYdsLgTD
19/8/14NYG1440
29/14/14CAR1000
39/21/14GB31660
49/28/14NYJ1220
510/5/14BUF0000
610/12/14MIN3630
710/19/14NO0000
810/26/14ATL3550
1011/9/14MIA3030
1111/16/14ARI2220
1211/23/14NE21290
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
1311/27/14CHI12:30 pm
1412/7/14TB1:00 pm
1512/14/14MIN1:00 pm
1612/21/14@ CHI1:00 pm
1712/28/14@ GB1:00 pm
Rushing
YearTeamGGSAttYdsAvgLgTD20+1st
2013Detroit Lions1409252.87102
2014Detroit Lions9119472.59002
TOTAL23128722.69104
Receiving
YearTeamGGSRecYdsAvgLgTD20+40+1st
2013Detroit Lions1404266.580001
2014Detroit Lions912121810.4413219
TOTAL231252449.84132110
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2013Detroit Lions1411212.01200
2014Detroit Lions900---000
TOTAL2311212.01200
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2013Detroit Lions1477.000000.0000
2014Detroit Lions911.000000.0000
TOTAL2388.000000.0000
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-9/200
Birthdate:
5/4/1991
Age:
23
Hometown:
Manville, NJ, USA
School:
Notre Dame
NFL Experience:
2
Awards:
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