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  Broncos | Jake Butt, Theo Riddick won't practice    Wed Oct 23, 11:08 PM

Denver Broncos TE Jake Butt (knee) and Theo Riddick (shoulder) are eligible to return to practice this week, but head coach Vic Fangio said Wednesday, Oct. 23 that he isn't going to practice either of them this week.

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  Broncos | Group of Broncos nearing return?    Tue Oct 15, 07:09 PM

Denver Broncos QB Drew Lock (thumb), RB Theo Riddick (shoulder), TE Jake Butt (knee) and WR Tim Patrick (hand) are likely to return to practice next week, according to Mike Klis of 9News Tuesday, Oct. 15. Only two of the four will be able to be activated at that time.

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  Broncos | Three officially on IR    Mon Sep 2, 04:18 PM

Denver Broncos QB Drew Lock (thumb), RB Theo Riddick (shoulder) and TE Jake Butt (knee) were officially placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Sept. 2.

Footballguys view: Lock is the 2019 second-round pick who could be the future franchise quarterback of the Broncos. Riddick could be the team's leading pass-catching back when healthy. Butt has only played in three games during his two seasons with the Broncos and is still dealing with the knee injury that cost him most of the 2018 season.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick IR bound    Sun Sep 1, 07:56 AM

Denver Broncos RB Theo Riddick (shoulder) will be placed on the Reserve/Injured list and miss at least the first eight games of 2019 with a fractured shoulder, general manager John Elway said Saturday, Aug. 31.

Footballguys view: He won't be a threat to Phillip Lindsay or Royce Freeman's value until November. Riddick isn't worth carrying in any format without an injured reserve slot.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick to miss 6-8 weeks    Sun Aug 11, 12:11 PM

Denver Broncos RB Theo Riddick (shoulder) suffered a 'slight' shoulder fracture in the team's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday, Aug. 8, and is expected to be sidelined for the next 6-to-8 weeks, according to league sources. Surgery likely will not be required.

Footballguys view: Phillip Lindsay could be a better play to open the season with more PPR potential while Riddick is sidelined.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick works with first team    Tue Aug 6, 02:48 AM

Denver Broncos RB Theo Riddick worked with the first-team offense during practice on Monday, Aug. 5.

Footballguys view: Riddick caught a 40-yard touchdown from Joe Flacco in practice on Monday. He's the team's best receiving back and could catch 50 passes this year.

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  Broncos | More on Theo Riddick's deal    Sat Aug 3, 03:22 PM

Updating a previous report, Denver Broncos RB Theo Riddick signed a one-year contract with the Broncos worth $2.5 million. The deal also includes $1 million in guaranteed money and could be worth as much as $3.3 million with incentives.

Footballguys view: Riddick is a sure thing to make the roster with this contract, and Devontae Booker is likely gone soon enough. This takes the edge off of Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman's upside and turns this into a three-headed backfield.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick signs    Sat Aug 3, 02:57 AM

The Denver Broncos signed free-agent RB Theo Riddick (Lions) to a one-year deal on Friday, Aug. 2, according to 9News.com's Mike Klis.

Footballguys view: Riddick is a pass-catching back the Broncos really wanted. That means Devontae Booker may be on his way out as the No. 3 back for the team. Riddick catches around 60 passes per year, and that's something he could do for the Broncos. This signing is a bit of bad news for Phillip Lindsay as some reports indicated the team would use him more as a receiver out of the backfield this year (in addition to him being the lead back in a RBBC with Royce Freeman). Adjust your expectations for this now three-headed backfield accordingly.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick appear Denver-bound    Thu Aug 1, 01:39 PM

Free-agent RB Theo Riddick is expected to sign with the Denver Broncos later this week, according to a source Thursday, Aug. 1.

Footballguys view: Riddick is there to be the team's pass-catching back. That's what he does and he rarely gets carries. The addition of Riddick puts the future of Devontae Booker in doubt. Royce Freeman and Phillip Lindsay are likely to work in a RBBC, splitting touches with Riddick when it comes to receptions out of the backfield.

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  NFL | Theo Riddick down to two teams?    Mon Jul 29, 09:37 PM

Free-agent RB Theo Riddick (Lions) is believed to be deciding between the Denver Broncos and New Orleans Saints, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Riddick would have more potential value in New Orleans because of the quality of the offense, but he's still off of the radar except in very deep PPR dynasty leagues.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick meets with Denver    Mon Jul 29, 04:54 PM

Free-agent RB Theo Riddick (Lions) visited with the Denver Broncos on Monday, July 29, but left team headquarters without a deal, according to a league source.

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  Broncos | Theo Riddick to visit Broncos    Mon Jul 29, 09:04 AM

Free-agent RB Theo Riddick (Lions) will meet with the Denver Broncos, according to a source.

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  Saints | Theo Riddick to meet with NO    Sat Jul 27, 06:14 PM

Free-agent RB Theo Riddick (Lions) is scheduled to meet with the New Orleans Saints, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Riddick would revive the Darren Sproles role in the Saints backfield. It might take some snaps/targets away from Alvin Kamara, but with Mark Ingram gone, even with Latavius Murray replacing Ingram, the Saints are poised to give Kamara all he can handle. It would make Riddick a waiver wire speed dial back if Kamara goes down.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick released    Sat Jul 27, 09:42 AM

The Detroit Lions released RB Theo Riddick Saturday, July 27. The move frees up $3.66 million in salary cap space and leaves $962,500 in dead cap.

Footballguys view: The writing had been on the wall for some time. The Lions move on from their pass-catching back and that's a good sign for starter Kerryon Johnson. He's a more than capable receiver and should be in for an even larger role with Riddick elsewhere. Riddick is a seasoned veteran and should find a new team quickly.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick not a lock to stick?    Thu Jun 13, 05:41 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick is not guaranteed to make the team out of training camp, in the opinion of the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett.

Footballguys view: The Lions have always used Riddick as their pass-catching back. That could change if starter Kerryon Johnson is utilized more in the passing game. With C.J. Anderson to back up Johnson, the team may decide to move on from Riddick. The Lions would save $3.6 million on the cap if they let Riddick go. Riddick is in the final year of his contract and he's on the books for $4.6 million.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick done in Detroit?    Thu Jan 24, 04:42 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick is expected to be released or traded this offseason, which would save the Lions more than $3.4 million, according to Spotrac.

Footballguys view: Even though he caught 61 passes in 2018, Riddick was not quite himself averaging just 6.3 yards per catch. He's a receiving back who can catch 50-plus passes no matter where he goes.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick sees 10 touches    Sun Dec 16, 05:20 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick rushed eight times for 47 yards and added nine yards on two catches against the Buffalo Bills in Week 15.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick totals 10 touches    Sun Dec 9, 11:26 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick rushed six times for 28 yards in Week 14 against the Arizona Cardinals and he added four grabs for 30 yards.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick involved in passing game    Thu Nov 22, 04:44 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick caught seven passes for 48 yards against the Chicago Bears in Week 12. He also rushed for 12 yards on two carries.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick running in the slot often    Thu Nov 15, 10:22 AM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick has lined up in the slot 18 times since the team traded WR Golden Tate, which leads all running backs since Week 9.

Footballguys view: Riddick could see an uptick in targets this week against the Panthers if Marvin Jones is inactive or ineffective. He has some PPR flex appeal and could be an RB2 in a pinch.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick records six grabs    Sun Nov 11, 05:42 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick didn't have any carries but he had six grabs for 60 yards on seven targets in the Week 10 game against the Chicago Bears.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick hauls in seven catches    Sun Nov 4, 04:32 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick posted a game-high seven receptions for 36 yards on eight targets in Week 9 against the Minnesota Vikings.

Footballguys view: Riddick could inherit a lot of the high percentage targets that Golden Tate vacated and provide us some cheap PPR points. He should be picked up in PPR leagues with the Bears up next.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick on track to play    Fri Nov 2, 05:35 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 2, and is not on the injury report for Week 9.

Footballguys view: Riddick should steal some snaps and receptions from Kerryon Johnson, who is still a solid RB2 play, but more prone to game script problems if the Lions fall behind against the Vikings.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick limited Thursday    Thu Nov 1, 04:13 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 1.

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  Lions | Detroit's Wednesday injury report    Wed Oct 31, 04:28 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), OT Taylor Decker (back), LB Christian Jones (knee), OG T.J. Lang (hip) and LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin (neck, toe) were limited.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick ruled out    Fri Oct 26, 04:16 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26, and has been ruled out for Week 8.

Footballguys view: Kerryon Johnson should get more snaps in the passing game again this week if you were looking for a nudge to use him against the Seahawks.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick still sidelined    Thu Oct 25, 05:37 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.

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  Lions | Detroit's Wednesday practice report    Wed Oct 24, 05:26 PM

Detroit Lions LB Jarrad Davis (calf) and RB Theo Riddick (knee) were held out of practice Wednesday, Oct. 24. RB Ameer Abdullah (ankle), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and CB Darius Slay (toe) were limited.

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  Lions | Week 7 Detroit Lions inactives    Sun Oct 21, 11:33 AM

The Detroit Lions have declared OG Joe Dahl, OT Andrew Donnal, WR Brandon Powell, DL Kerry Hyder, RB Theo Riddick, CB Lenzy Pipkins and DL Ziggy Ansah inactive for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Ameer Abdullah is active and Kerryon Johnson will play a larger role in the passing game with Riddick out.

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  Lions | Ameer Abdullah could have role    Fri Oct 19, 10:28 PM

Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah could see some action in passing situations with RB Theo Riddick (knee) ruled out against the Miami Dolphins in Week 8.

Footballguys view: Abdullah has been buried on the depth chart but now may see some snaps with Riddick down. We're not expecting much, but it will be interesting to see what he brings to the game if he gets some playing time. Abdullah will have to get a chance with a different team next year once he hits free agency to get a better shot at more playing time.

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  Lions | Detroit's injury report for Week 7    Fri Oct 19, 04:51 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) did not participate in practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 7 versus the Miami Dolphins. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) was limited in practice Friday, Oct. 19, and is listed as questionable. OG T.J. Lang (concussion) and TE Michael Roberts (knee) participated fully in practice Friday but are also listed as questionable. LB Eli Harold (non-injury), RB Kerryon Johnson (ankle), CB Teez Tabor (groin) and S Tavon Wilson (back) logged full practices Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick absent again from practice Friday    Fri Oct 19, 12:10 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) did not practice for a third straight day Friday, Oct. 19.

Footballguys view: Kerryon Johnson could see more passing game work to raise his floor while his ceiling is still being lowered by usage, which could change coming out of the bye. Ameer Abdullah should also get some snaps and touches this week.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick absent from practice again    Thu Oct 18, 06:55 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) remained sidelined at practice Thursday, Oct. 18.

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  Lions | Detroit's Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 18, 04:46 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) was held out of practice Thursday, Oct. 18. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) was limited. LB Eli Harold (non-injury related), OG T.J. Lang (concussion), TE Michael Roberts (knee), CB Teez Tabor (groin) and S Tavon Wilson (back) participated fully.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick misses practice Wednesday    Wed Oct 17, 07:16 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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  Lions | Wednesday's practice report for Detroit    Wed Oct 17, 04:29 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 17. DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder), OG T.J. Lang (concussion) and TE Michael Roberts (knee) were listed as limited participants, while LB Eli Harold (not injury related), RB Kerryon Johnson (ankle), CB Teez Tabor (groin) and S Tavon Wilson (back) were able to practice in full.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick quiet in Week 4    Sun Sep 30, 05:42 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick caught four passes for 20 yards against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 4. He also rushed for seven yards on one carry during the game.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick nicked up in road loss    Sun Sep 16, 07:30 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ankle) suffered an ankle injury late in the Week 2 game against the San Francisco 49ers.

Footballguys view: Riddick's injury could open up a big passing game role for rookie Kerryon Johnson against the Patriots next week. Ameer Abdullah should also get a small shot at redemption if Riddick is out.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick does not practice    Tue Aug 21, 10:49 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Tuesday, Aug. 21.

Footballguys view: No telling what the reason is, but don't sound the alarm. Riddick is the clear cut change-of-pace/receiving back for the Lions. He's got plenty of flex appeal in PPR leagues.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick shows receiving skills    Fri Aug 17, 10:26 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick had one carry for six yards and caught three passes for 50 yards in a 30-17 preseason loss to the New York Giants Friday, Aug. 17.

Footballguys view: Riddick continues to get it done as a receiver. Fantasy GMs in PPR leagues know what to expect from the seasoned veteran. He's got some 'flex appeal' in deeper leagues and right now Riddick is going off the board at RB60 (13.12) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Lions | Ameer Abdullah unlikely to contribute much    Fri May 18, 12:24 PM

Detroit Lions RB Kerryon Johnson and LeGarrette Blount are expected to receive much of the early-down work with Theo Riddick playing a third-down role, potentially leaving Ameer Abdullah potentially as a game-day inactive or on the roster bubble, according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com.

Footballguys view: And what a mess this seems to be. This looks like a full-blown committee, which could limit every single back's value. We'll have to watch how this shakes out, but it looks grim for fantasy owners.

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  Lions | Detroit to use committee backfield    Wed Apr 11, 01:37 PM

Detroit Lions RBs LeGarrette Blount, Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick and others are expected to be used as a committee, according to head coach Matt Patricia.

Footballguys view: Patricia is a proponent of using a running back's strengths in favorable situations...but his doesn't look like a favorable situation for fantasy owners. Blount could have the most value in leagues that reward heavily for touchdowns. Riddick should continue to be the most valuable Lions RB in PPR leagues while Abdullah remains a mystery as to what he can do and be as a pro.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick bangs up ribs    Sun Dec 31, 05:27 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (ribs) suffered an injury to his ribs in Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick totals 11 touches    Sun Dec 24, 07:27 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick rushed eight times for 16 yards in Week 16 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added three receptions for 23 yards on four targets.

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  Lions | Detroit's Week 16 injury report    Fri Dec 22, 03:06 PM

Detroit Lions C Travis Swanson (concussion) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 22, but has been ruled out for Week 16. OG T.J. Lang (foot) did not participate in practice and is listed as doubtful. OT Brian Mihalik (illness) and DT Rodney Coe (illness) did not practice and are listed as questionable. OT Ricky Wagner (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. DE Dwight Freeney (non-injury) and RB Theo Riddick (wrist) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick ready to play    Fri Dec 22, 03:05 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 22, and is not on the injury report for Week 16.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick fully practices    Thu Dec 21, 04:10 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) participated fully in practice Thursday, Dec. 21.

Footballguys view: Riddick should play this weekend, and have enough total yards to be a decent RB 3.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick fully practices    Wed Dec 20, 04:14 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) was full go in practice Wednesday, Dec. 20.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick touches the ball eight times in Week 15    Sat Dec 16, 08:40 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick ran eight times for 49 yards in a Week 15 win over the Chicago Bears.

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  Lions | Theo Riddick injures wrist    Sat Dec 16, 06:52 PM

Detroit Lions RB Theo Riddick (wrist) suffered a wrist injury in Week 15 and is considered questionable to return.

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