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  Theo Riddick
RB - DET
Theo Riddick
LeGarrette Blount
RB - DET
LeGarrette Blount
 
 
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Best Rank# 35# 35-
Worst Rank# 70# 83-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total101.099.6-
Avg Game6.36.2-
Avg Projection79.768.8-
    
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  Theo Riddick
RB - DET
Theo Riddick
LeGarrette Blount
RB - DET
LeGarrette Blount
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NYJ vs. NYJ
Week 2 at SF at SF
Week 3 vs. NE vs. NE
Week 4 at DAL at DAL
Week 5 vs. GB vs. GB
Week 6BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 7 at MIA at MIA
Week 8 vs. SEA vs. SEA
Week 9 at MIN at MIN
Week 10 at CHI at CHI
Week 11 vs. CAR vs. CAR
Week 12 vs. CHI vs. CHI
Week 13 vs. LAR vs. LAR
Week 14 at ARI at ARI
Week 15 at BUF at BUF
Week 16 vs. MIN vs. MIN
Week 17 at GB at GB
  Theo Riddick
RB - DET
Theo Riddick
LeGarrette Blount
RB - DET
LeGarrette Blount
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts61.2107.0
Rush Yards228.5427.2
Rush TDs1.43.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions49.36.7
Rec Yards381.243.4
Rec TDs2.00.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points79.768.8
   
  Theo Riddick
RB - DET
Theo Riddick
LeGarrette Blount
RB - DET
LeGarrette Blount
2017 Points 
Week 18.610.7
Week 23.70.0
Week 33.812.7
Week 41.215.6
Week 55.37.4
Week 65.38.7
Week 72.9
Week 84.511.2
Week 97.33.7
Week 1010.7
Week 113.95.7
Week 123.07.7
Week 1312.22.6
Week 1421.32.3
Week 154.12.1
Week 163.91.5
Week 172.24.8
  Theo Riddick
RB - DET
Theo Riddick
LeGarrette Blount
RB - DET
LeGarrette Blount
2017 Targets 
Week 171
Week 231
Week 390
Week 421
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Week 940
Week 103
Week 1120
Week 1220
Week 1350
Week 14102
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  Theo Riddick
RB - DET
Theo Riddick
LeGarrette Blount
RB - DET
LeGarrette Blount
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Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
The only RB with 50+ catches in each of the last three seasons, Riddick has maintained PPR value (RB 18, 25, and 26) despite compiling 776 combined rushing yards on 219 carries. Drafters are nevertheless unethused with a steady hand who has not scored more than six TDs in a single season or hit the 100-yard plateau since Oct. 20, 2016. Kerryon Johnson's three-down abilities caps Riddick's ceiling, but he's a useful low-floor PPR bench pick. Of all the rushers with over 25 red-zone carries, none made fewer end-zone trips than Blount (two), who amassed minus-seven yards on 10 carries inside the 5-yard line. But he's big and scored 18 TDs with New England in 2016, so poor performance won't necessarily deter Detroit from feeding him near the pylons. As demonstrated by last year's RB39 rank, that's the only way he'll maintain relevancy. Kerryon Johnson will likely outpace Blount in rushes, and the veteran has stockpiled one more catch over his nine-year career (54) than Theo Riddick recorded last season.
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
The Lions backfield is loaded with several decent backs who are all about on the same level. It will be tough for most of them to find touches except for Riddick who has his job locked in. Expect much of the same, making him a solid depth piece to fill in during bye weeks and injuries. 
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In the past, Riddick has been a worthwhile flex option in PPR leagues but not worth much in standard leagues. Now, with the addition of Kerryon Johnson alongside LeGarrette Blount, Riddick's value may decrease even more. Still, he's a good pass-catching running back, so he might still get some work.Blount went to basically the worst team possible for his skill set in the Lions, as Jim Bob Cooter enjoys his receiving backs and Blount can't catch a pass to save his life. I would expect him to reprise the role he had in Philadelphia as the short-yardage back, which means he'll get some touchdowns, but the Lions are not the Eagles-they have one of the worst offensive lines in football-so don't expect last year to repeat itself.
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Riddick has more value in PPR formats but even there it's tough to project him too high given all the bodies in DET now 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Possibly one of the hardest players to predict in fantasy football, as Riddick has been one of the more consistent RB3/RB4's in the game the last few years, but the scenery has changed quite a bit in Detroit. Potentially the worst landing spot for someone with his skill-set, as players who don't participate in the passing-game don't stay on the field under Jim Bob Cooter. It's possible that new head coach Matt Patricia wanted Blount from his days in New England, but when they drafted Kerryon Johnson in the second-round, it pretty much buried the hope for Blount. He may score from time-to-time, but you're better off letting someone else draft him.
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 Will serve as short yardage and goal line battering ram and carries significant TD upside week to week