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Running Back, Detroit Lions

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Draft: 2013 Round 6 (31)
College: Notre Dame
Ht: 5’11”  Wt: 200 DOB: 1991-05-04 Age: 25
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#41 6 13.05

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2013 DET 9 9 25 2.8 1 8 4 26 6.5 0 11.1 1.2
2014 DET 13 20 51 2.6 0 50 34 316 9.3 4 60.7 4.7
2015 DET 16 43 133 3.1 0 99 80 697 8.7 3 101.0 6.3
2016 DET 10 92 357 3.9 1 67 53 371 7.0 5 108.8 10.9
2016 (Projected) DET   53 205 3.9 0   73 599 8.2 3 98.4  

2016 Outlook
Depth Chart
Second in the NFL in receptions by a running back, Theo Riddick burst onto the scene in 2015 and gave the Lions not only a consistent receiving threat out of the backfield, but he gave fantasy owners some substantial value, especially in PPR leagues. And that is where Riddick’s value will continue to split. Because of his receiver-like stats, and role on the offense, (99 targets vs 43 rushing attempts) he has considerably more value in PPR leagues. Riddick remained a high volume receiver even after the offensive changes made mid-season, so that leads me to believe that approaching 80 catches again is certainly plausible. With such a low rushing yardage and touchdown ceiling, Riddick really becomes only a FLEX consideration in standard leagues. Should Abdullah falter though, Riddick could be valuable with additional touches.
Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB2 Theo Riddick
RB2RB3 Dwayne Washington
RB3RB4 Zach Zenner
RB4RB1 Ameer Abdullah
RB5RB5 Michael Burton
Lions Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Not looking good for Marvin Jones
Expected to sit with thigh injury
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Dec 4, 8:15 am

Detroit Lions
Lions WR Marvin Jones (thigh) is a long-shot to play vs. Saints, source said. Promoting WR TJ Jones from the practice squad spoke to that (Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: WR T.J. Jones has been called up from the practice squad giving an indication that Marvin will be on the Inactive list today. If he sits, expect Golden Tate, Eric Ebron, Theo Riddick and Anquan Boldin to receive the most targets from Matthew Stafford against the Saints.


Injury Trio of Lions expected to play Week 8
Riddick, Washington and Ebron all nursing lower-body injuries
By: Doug Orth | Thu Oct 27, 6:45 pm

Detroit Lions
Theo Riddick (ankle), Eric Ebron (ankle, knee), Dwayne Washington (ankle) all expected to play Sunday vs the Texans. (James Palmer on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Riddick's return should put Golden Tate's resurgence to the test, as the former was stealing many of the short passes that are the latter's bread-and-butter. Ebron is a high-upside TE2 but should be ignored this week against a defense that has shut down tight ends all season long. Washington should take over the early-down role Zach Zenner has occupied of late, and he could be a serviceable flex considering Houston's recent woes stopping the run.


Injury Zach Zenner, Justin Forsett to share workload
Dwayne Washington not expectedt to play
By: Mike Krueger | Sun Oct 16, 7:15 am

Detroit Lions
Lions' RB Dwayne Washington, listed as questionable with ankle injury, will not play today, per source. Zach Zenner and Justin Forsett carry (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The Lions are depleted at running back with Theo Riddick (ankle) and now Washington (ankle) ruled out. Neither Zenner or Forsett are fantasy options. Golden Tate might be used a bit more in the short passing game as a result.


Injury Theo Riddick ruled out
Dwayne Washington and Justin Forsett next up
By: Mike Krueger | Fri Oct 14, 4:00 pm

Detroit Lions
Lions RB Theo Riddick out Sunday. Justin Forsett could get quick work in Detroit. (ESPN)

FFToday's Take: Riddick missed practice all week with an ankle injury. It's a big loss for Matthew Stafford and the passing game that will also be without Eric Ebron. Expect Dwayne Washington (questionable) and newly signed Justin Forsett to share backfield duties. Neither are recommended fantasy options.


Injury Ameer Abdullah placed on injured reserve
Foot injury
By: Mike Krueger | Wed Sep 21, 9:15 am

Detroit Lions
Ameer Abdullah today was placed on injured reserve, potentially ending his season. Theo Riddick should be the Lions' No. 1 running back for as long as Abdullah is sidelined. (Detroit Free Press)

FFToday's Take: Abdullah suffered a foot injury in Week 2 that will cost him at least 8 weeks. The Lions could bring him back this season if they designate him their player to return. In the meantime, Theo Riddick gets a bump in value along with rookie Dwayne Washington. These two should handle the majority of work in the backfield with Washington receiving short-yardage/goaline work.


Injury Ameer Abdullah to get second opinion
Initial reports suggest RB has sprained foot
By: Doug Orth | Mon Sep 19, 5:00 pm

Detroit Lions
Lions RB Ameer Abdullah is scheduled to visit Dr. Robert Anderson in North Carolina to evaluate his left foot injury Tuesday. (Josina Anderson on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: The trip is likely being made in order to determine if Abdullah is dealing with a foot sprain or a Lisfranc injury. The fact he is visiting Anderson suggests he or the team thinks it could be the latter, which could sideline him for a considerable amount of time. Theo Riddick likely moves from a solid RB3 to low-end RB2 with this news, while Dwayne Washington can be expected to assume most of the early-down carries into the goal-line work he already had.



2016 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at IND W 39-35 7 45 6.4 1 5 5 63 12.6 1 22.8
2 TEN L 15-16 11 37 3.4 0 5 4 28 7.0 0 6.5
3 at GB L 27-34 10 9 0.9 0 9 7 39 5.6 0 4.8
4 at CHI L 14-17 11 31 2.8 0 7 4 27 6.8 0 5.8
5 PHI W 24-23 11 49 4.5 0 6 6 33 5.5 2 20.2
8 at HOU L 13-20 11 56 5.1 0 11 8 77 9.6 1 19.3
9 at MIN W 22-16 14 70 5.0 0 3 1 6 6.0 0 7.6
11 JAC W 26-19 4 13 3.3 0 10 8 70 8.8 0 8.3
12 MIN W 16-13 9 45 5.0 0 5 5 13 2.6 0 5.8
13 at NO W 28-13 4 2 0.5 0 6 5 15 3.0 1 7.7

2015 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at SD L 28-33 0 0 - 0 2 2 37 18.5 1 9.7
2 at MIN L 16-26 1 5 5.0 0 6 5 41 8.2 0 4.6
3 DEN L 12-24 0 0 - 0 10 8 66 8.3 0 6.6
4 at SEA L 10-13 1 5 5.0 0 5 5 31 6.2 0 3.6
5 ARI L 17-42 0 0 - 0 13 10 53 5.3 1 11.3
6 CHI W 37-34 7 28 4.0 0 6 3 50 16.7 0 7.8
7 MIN L 19-28 3 8 2.7 0 4 3 40 13.3 0 4.8
8 at KC L 10-45 5 17 3.4 0 7 6 30 5.0 0 4.7
10 at GB W 18-16 3 1 0.3 0 3 3 25 8.3 0 2.6
11 OAK W 18-13 6 14 2.3 0 6 5 72 14.4 0 8.6
12 PHI W 45-14 2 6 3.0 0 5 5 62 12.4 1 12.8
13 GB L 23-27 1 4 4.0 0 6 5 27 5.4 0 3.1
14 at STL L 14-21 3 18 6.0 0 11 7 44 6.3 0 6.2
15 at NO W 35-27 2 3 1.5 0 2 2 27 13.5 0 3.0
16 SF W 32-17 7 20 2.9 0 8 7 63 9.0 0 8.3
17 at CHI W 24-20 2 4 2.0 0 5 4 29 7.3 0 3.3

2014 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 NYG W 35-14 1 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.4
2 at CAR L 7-24 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.0
3 GB W 19-7 3 16 5.3 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.6
4 at NYJ W 24-17 1 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.2
6 at MIN W 17-3 3 6 2.0 0 6 5 75 15.0 1 14.1
8 at ATL W 22-21 3 5 1.7 0 12 8 74 9.3 1 13.9
10 MIA W 20-16 3 0 0.0 0 3 2 5 2.5 1 6.5
11 at ARI L 6-14 2 2 1.0 0 6 3 24 8.0 0 2.6
12 at NE L 9-34 2 12 6.0 0 6 3 40 13.3 0 5.2
13 CHI W 34-17 0 0 - 0 7 6 54 9.0 0 5.4
15 MIN W 16-14 1 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.4
16 at CHI W 20-14 0 0 - 0 3 2 10 5.0 0 1.0
17 at GB L 20-30 0 0 - 0 7 5 34 6.8 1 9.4
WC at DAL L 20-24 0 0 - 0 7 4 39 9.8 0 3.9
WC = Wild-Card

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