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Theo Riddick | Running Back

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (23) / 5/4/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 200
College: Notre Dame
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Theo Riddick (hamstring) returned to Lions practice Wednesday.
He missed Week 7 against the Saints. With Reggie Bush (ankle) expecting to play in London vs. the Falcons, Riddick will pick up the scraps as the No. 3 back. Oct 22 - 9:58 AM

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Theo Riddick (hamstring) expects to play in Sunday's game against the Falcons.

Riddick missed his chance while Reggie Bush (ankle) was hobbled. With Bush expected to play this week in London, Riddick likely won't have much of a role.
Oct 21 - 10:21 AM

Theo Riddick (hamstring) is listed as doubtful for Week 7.

It'll be the Joique Bell and Reggie Bush show against New Orleans.
Oct 17 - 4:01 PM

Lions RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) remained sidelined Thursday.

Riddick won't suit up for Sunday's game against the Saints, but it's not a huge concern for the Lions with Reggie Bush (ankle) returning.
Oct 16 - 2:46 PM

Theo Riddick (hamstring) is not practicing Wednesday.

Riddick aggravated his hamstring injury in Sunday's win, putting his Week 7 status in question. With Reggie Bush expected to return, Riddick will be just the No. 3 back.
Oct 15 - 2:41 PM

The hamstring injury Theo Riddick sustained Sunday is thought to be an aggravation of his earlier issue.

Riddick did well before leaving the win over the Vikings, catches five passes for 75 yards with a touchdown. But his hammy injury has been bothering him since Week 4 and now it's back. Reggie Bush (ankle) said he's going to play in Week 7 anyway.
Oct 12 - 9:04 PM

Lions RB Theo Riddick exited the Lions' Week 6 game against the Vikings with a hamstring injury.

Riddick missed last week's game with a hamstring injury. He is doubtful to return. Riddick had five catches for 75 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game.
Oct 12 - 3:10 PM

Theo Riddick is expected to take over as the Lions' No. 2 back if Reggie Bush (questionable, ankle) does not play in Week 6 at Minnesota.

Riddick missed Week 5 with a hamstring injury. He would probably do some of the things Bush normally does in Detroit's offense, albeit without the big-play ability. If Bush sits, expect Joique Bell to handle most of the workload.
Oct 10 - 3:34 PM

Lions RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) is practicing in full for Week 6.

Barring a setback, Riddick will be good to go for Sunday's game against the Vikings. With Reggie Bush (ankle) appearing doubtful, Riddick will likely suit up as Joique Bell's backup, though George Winn could also get some run.
Oct 9 - 5:28 PM

Theo Riddick (hamstring) practiced Wednesday.

It's a good sign for Riddick's Week 6 status that he was able to practice, but he'll likely be listed as limited. Joique Bell also returned to practice Wednesday.
Oct 8 - 2:51 PM

Lions RB Theo Riddick (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills.

Joique Bell (concussion) has also been ruled out. With both players out, Reggie Bush will shoulder the majority of the load against Buffalo. Bush is a borderline RB1 in all formats.
Source: MLive.com
Oct 4 - 9:04 AM

Theo Riddick (hamstring) remained out of Lions practice Thursday.

Riddick is looking unlikely to suit up for Sunday's game against the Bills. It would be a huge missed opportunity for the buzzed-about offseason star, as Riddick would be in line for a decent amount of work behind Reggie Bush with Joique Bell (concussion) likely to sit.
Oct 2 - 2:56 PM

Theo Riddick (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday.

Riddick suffered a setback with his hamstring in Sunday's win, leaving his status up in the air for Week 5. He could see carries behind Reggie Bush this week with Joique Bell (concussion) sidelined. Riddick will be updated again on Thursday.
Oct 1 - 4:19 PM

Lions RB Theo Riddick was forced from the team's Week 4 game against the Jets.

Riddick aggravated the hamstring injury he had been dealing with this week in practice. He is out for the rest of the game.
Sep 28 - 3:30 PM

Theo Riddick (hamstring) is listed as probable for Week 4.

Riddick was added to the injury report Friday after practicing on a limited basis. The fact that he's listed as probable means he should play against the Jets. Riddick is unlikely to see touches behind Joique Bell and Reggie Bush.
Sep 26 - 4:41 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Matthew Stafford
2Dan Orlovsky
3Kellen Moore
RB1Reggie Bush
2Joique Bell
3Theo Riddick
4George Winn
GLB1Joique Bell
2Reggie Bush
3RB1Reggie Bush
2Joique Bell
FB1Jed Collins
WR11Calvin Johnson
2Jeremy Ross
3T.J. Jones
WR21Golden Tate
2Corey Fuller
3Ryan Broyles
WR31Jeremy Ross
TE1Brandon Pettigrew
2Eric Ebron
3Joseph Fauria
4Jordan Thompson
5Kellen Davis
K1Matt Prater