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Running Back, Detroit Lions

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Draft: 2006 Round 1 (2)
DOB: 1985-03-02 Age: 29
RB Rank Tier ADP-12
#23 4 3.09

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts FFPts/G
2006 NO 16 7 154 558 3.6 6 122 89 748 8.4 2 178.6 11.2
2007 NO 12 9 157 581 3.7 4 98 73 417 5.7 2 135.8 11.3
2008 NO 10 9 106 404 3.8 2 73 52 440 8.5 4 120.4 12.0
2009 NO 14 8 70 390 5.6 5 68 47 335 7.1 3 120.5 8.6
2010 NO 8 6 36 150 4.2 0 42 34 208 6.1 1 41.8 5.2
2011 MIA 15 15 217 1,097 5.1 6 52 43 296 6.9 1 181.3 12.1
2012 MIA 16 - 227 986 4.3 6 52 35 292 8.3 2 175.8 11.0
2013 DET 14 - 223 1,006 4.5 4 80 54 506 9.4 3 193.2 13.8
2014 DET 4 - 39 148 3.8 1 23 18 112 6.2 0 32.0 8.0
2014 (Projected) DET     170 747 4.4 5   51 419 8.2 2 158.6  

2014 Outlook
Depth Chart
Reggie Bush was everything the Lions hoped he would be when they signed him in the previous offseason. He provided a big-play threat at the running back position—displaying dazzling tackle-breaking ability and sure hands—on his way to 1,000-plus yards rushing and more than 500 yards receiving. Bush stayed relatively healthy, playing in 14 games, but missed parts of others with nagging lower-body injuries. In an effort to keep Bush fresh, the Lions utilized Joique Bell in a similar role. Fantasy owners and Lions coaches soon realized that the fundamentally sound Bell could be trusted as a runner and receiver. With Bell signed to an extension, and a familiar system in the works, expect Bush's carry numbers to drop but his receptions to rise as he slides into a Darren Sproles type of role in the offense. Bush should shine in PPR leagues, but barring a rash of injuries to the stable of Lions RBs, expect him to have a hard time approaching his top-10 finish of 2013, becoming more of an RB2/3 option.

Comment: Bush had the best fantasy season of his career in 2013. It's not likely to be duplicated but he's still on the RB2/3 radar.

Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Reggie Bush
RB2RB2 Joique Bell
RB3RB3 Theo Riddick
RB4RB4 Montell Owens
Lions Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Injury Lions RB Bush, TE Pettigrew limited at practice
Veteran tailback wearing ice pack on left knee
By: Jake Gordon | Wed Sep 10, 4:41 pm

Detroit Lions
Running back Reggie Bush (knee), safety James Ihedigbo (neck) and tight end Brandon Pettigrew (foot) were all held out of portions of Wednesday's session. Bush and Pettigrew were both new additions to the practice report. Prior to practice, the veteran running back was seen sporting an ice pack on his left knee. (mlive.com)

FFToday's Take: Bush is nursing a sore left knee but his status for week two does not appear to be in jeopardy at this time. Continue to monitor his activity levels in practice this week. If Bush were to sit out this weekend, fellow RB Joique Bell would see his fantasy stock climb heading into the Lions' matchup against the Panthers.


Can Theo Riddick become the next Sproles?
Backup QB believes Riddick will catch 50 passes in 2014
By: Doug Orth | Mon Jul 7, 3:40 pm

Detroit Lions
Who takes the role of Darren Sproles - the shifty, multifaceted running back who can run the ball and make plays as a receiver in the open field - in Detroit? Backup QB Dan Orlovsky has an idea. His bold prediction: Theo Riddick will catch at least 50 passes. “This kid, he wasn’t covered a single time in OTAs and minicamp,” Orlovsky said. "If he doesn’t have 50 catches this year, I’ll be surprised. He’s going to have opportunities and he’s really talented at it.” (Detroit Free Press)

FFToday's Take: With two very adept receivers ahead of him in Reggie Bush and Joique Bell, Riddick appears to be a longshot to fulfill Orlovsky's prediction. However, New OC Joe Lombardi saw the three-back system work well in New Orleans and is reportedly installing the same offense in Detroit that the Saints use. Bush also stated earlier in the offseason that Riddick is a more complete back now that he was at the same age. Riddick has the skill set to be fantasy-relevant in 2014.



2014 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 NYG W 35-14 9 15 1.7 0 6 6 49 8.2 0 6.4
2 at CAR L 7-24 6 26 4.3 0 3 2 6 3.0 0 3.2
3 GB W 19-7 12 61 5.1 1 8 6 38 6.3 0 15.9
4 at NYJ W 24-17 12 46 3.8 0 6 4 19 4.8 0 6.5

2013 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 MIN W 34-24 21 90 4.3 0 8 4 101 25.3 1 25.1
2 at ARI L 21-25 9 25 2.8 0 3 3 44 14.7 0 6.9
4 CHI W 40-32 18 139 7.7 1 6 4 34 8.5 0 23.3
5 at GB L 9-22 13 44 3.4 0 6 4 25 6.3 0 6.9
6 at CLE W 31-17 17 78 4.6 0 6 5 57 11.4 1 19.5
7 CIN L 24-27 20 50 2.5 0 5 3 44 14.7 0 9.4
8 DAL W 31-30 21 92 4.4 1 9 8 30 3.8 0 18.2
10 at CHI W 21-19 14 105 7.5 0 6 3 8 2.7 0 11.3
11 at PIT L 27-37 12 31 2.6 0 5 2 23 11.5 0 5.4
12 TB L 21-24 15 83 5.5 0 7 4 17 4.3 0 10.0
13 GB W 40-10 20 117 5.9 1 5 5 65 13.0 0 24.2
15 BAL L 16-18 17 86 5.1 1 4 2 15 7.5 0 16.1
16 NYG L 20-23 12 34 2.8 0 4 2 10 5.0 0 4.4
17 at MIN L 13-14 14 32 2.3 0 6 5 33 6.6 1 12.5

2012 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at HOU L 10-30 14 69 4.9 0 6 6 46 7.7 0 11.5
2 OAK W 35-13 26 172 6.6 2 4 3 25 8.3 0 31.7
3 NYJ L 20-23 10 61 6.1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 6.2
4 at ARI L 21-24 17 67 3.9 0 1 0 0 - 0 6.7
5 at CIN W 17-13 19 48 2.5 1 2 2 24 12.0 0 13.2
6 STL W 17-14 12 17 1.4 0 7 5 44 8.8 0 6.1
8 at NYJ W 30-9 14 59 4.2 0 1 1 6 6.0 0 6.5
9 at IND L 20-23 10 41 4.1 1 3 2 25 12.5 0 12.6
10 TEN L 3-37 4 21 5.3 0 2 1 8 8.0 0 2.9
11 at BUF L 14-19 10 20 2.0 0 3 2 15 7.5 0 3.5
12 SEA W 24-21 14 87 6.2 1 3 1 -5 -5.0 0 14.2
13 NE L 16-23 15 64 4.3 0 1 0 0 - 0 6.4
14 at SF L 13-27 14 65 4.6 0 7 5 38 7.6 0 10.3
15 JAC W 24-3 21 104 5.0 0 2 0 0 - 0 10.4
16 BUF W 24-10 19 65 3.4 1 4 4 42 10.5 2 28.7
17 at NE L 0-28 8 26 3.3 0 5 2 23 11.5 0 4.9

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