Theo Riddick

Theo Riddick

RB - DET
Height: 5' 9"Weight: 201 lbsAge: 27College: Notre DameDrafted: #199 (6th Rd. by Detroit)

Week 11 Outlook

CAR @ DET
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Week Rank (ECR) RB #39
Projection 5.4 pts

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8 targets in week 10, he's taking over the Golden Tate role.

Riddick has secured 13 of 15 targets in two games back from a knee injury. Only four teams have permitted fewer receptions (39) to opposing running backs than the Panthers, and Kerryon Johnson also served as a pass-catcher while playing 55 of 72 snaps in Week 10. Riddick will snag a few PPR points if the Lions (four-point home underdogs as of Tuesday) trail, and they could be especially light on receivers if Marvin Jones (knee) can't play weeks after dealing Golden Tate. Yet another 6-60 line might the best-case scenario for someone yet to find the end zone this season.

Although it is clear that Kerryon Johnson has the wraps on this running back job in Detroit, Riddick is still going to get third-down work and is even taking many of Golden Tate's targets. That makes him a useful flex play many weeks.