THEO RIDDICK NEWS

10 unheralded NFL players set to make major impacts in Week 16

This week provides us with a ton of huge games around the NFL. With so many matchups slated to play important roles in the playoff race, there are a ton of unheralded players who could act the part of heroes for their respective teams.From a New York Jets safety who was burned big time by Rob Gronkowski earlier in the season to an up-and-coming Washington Redskins tackle prepared...
Via Yardbarker
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Theo Riddick showed off some fancy feet on this move during MNF

Vine Lions running back Theo Riddick took a check down pass from Matthew Stafford and embarrassed Saints linebacker Dannell Ellerbe on his way to a 20-yard gain. If you look closely, you can see Ellerbe’s thought bubble saying “ooh s***!”
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

10 unheralded NFL players set to make major impacts in Week 14

As we inch closer to the playoffs, one thing is becoming readily apparent. Be it due to injury or certain guys not performing up to their capabilities, there are going to be some new names impacting the outcome of important games moving forward.More so than earlier in the year, unheralded players must step up to help their teams out. Here is a look at 10 such players set to make...
Via Yardbarker
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions-Rams Capsule

DETROIT (4-8) at ST. LOUIS (4-8) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE - Rams by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Lions 4-8, Cardinals 4-8 SERIES RECORD - Rams lead 42-40-1 LAST MEETING - Lions beat Rams 27-23, Sept. 9, 2012 LAST WEEK - Lions lost to Packers 27-23, Rams lost to Cardinals 27-3 AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 23, Rams No. 28 LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (T20), RUSH (31), PASS...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: The Breakdown

View image | gettyimages.com 4-7 on the season and undefeated since the Bye Week when they fired their General Manager and Team President is a team that many have counted out: The Detroit Lions. The Lions have been having their struggles this season on both sides of the ball but they’ve been most notable on offense. The biggest problem? The offensive line. Matthew Stafford...
Via TopSportsReport
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Points: Packers vs. Lions

A few short weeks ago, the Detroit Lions visited the Green Bay Packers and came away with an improbable, 18-16 win at Lambeau Field. Green Bay's offense was thwarted in that game, as Detroit's defense played inspired football during the clash of NFC North adversaries.Will the Lions pull off a rare season sweep with a win at Ford Field on Thursday night, or will the Packers avenge...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers, Lions headed in opposite directions heading into Thursday's showdown

DETROIT -- The Detroit Lions started the season so poorly -- losing their first five games -- there was talk about whether they could become the second team in franchise and NFL history to go 0-16.Just before falling to 1-7, the Lions fired offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi and promoted Jim Bob Cooter to replace him.Team owner Martha Firestone Ford, unlike her late husband, didn...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers slumping, Lions rolling going into Thursday's game

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Lions started the season so poorly - losing their first five games - there was talk about whether they could become the second team in franchise and NFL history to go 0-16. Just before falling to 1-7, the Lions fired offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi and promoted Jim Bob Cooter to replace him. Team owner Martha Firestone Ford, unlike her late husband...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions OC Cooter: Defenders covering Riddick 1-on-1 is a 'rare thing'

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter has a secret weapon, and he's very hard to stop for a team that's not prepared to defend him. Simple man-to-man coverage, for example, doesn't usually work.Cooter's weapon is running back Theo Riddick. Although he's the third-leading rusher (28 carries, 84 yards) on the NFL's worst rushing team (74.5 yards per game), that's not the...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Week 12 Gold Mine

It’s time to make the final push. As we are only a few hours away from the kickoff to the final games of the third quarter of the NFL season, most fantasy teams have just a few games left to make the push towards the playoffs. If you are lucky enough to be sitting within one or two games of the playoffs, your season is still wide open. Despite the crazy way the season has gone...
Via The Fantasy Fix
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles - Lions Takeaways

Caption Is Too Much Effort> In a microcosm of the year, Brent Celek scored and got hurt> RBs Theo Riddick and Joique Bell were wide open on routes from the backfield, which doesn't say much for Mychal Kendricks, or how the pass defense has just fallen apart after the loss of MLB Jordan Hicks> Just to make sure the team beatdown was total, K Caleb Sturgis missed an early...
Via Five Tool Tool
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Lions Jump to Early Lead Over Eagles In Thanksgiving Opener

When you think Thanksgiving day in America, multiple things come to mind for many people: turkey, the Macy’s Parade and, of course, NFL football. Once again, the league throws three games the way of the fans to get your appetite ready for the big meal. Following tradition, the Detroit Lions kick things off, this year hosting the Philadelphia Eagles. Early on, Detroit was in control...
Via Gamedayr
November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Eagles hoping to halt 'panic' with win at Detroit

DETROIT (AP) There won't be any mud puddles on the field when the Detroit Lions host Philadelphia this Thanksgiving. No snow, either. These two teams - who have a bit of a history of bad-weather games - will play indoors in the comfortable confines of Ford Field, where Chip Kelly's offense (and that of his opponent) can operate unencumbered by any wintery elements. After two...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Four bold Thanksgiving predictions for the Detroit Lions

Who’s ready for some Detroit Lions Thanksgiving day predictions? When it comes to predicting outcomes for the Detroit Lions, sometimes I’m right and sometimes I’m wrong. Okay, I’m mostly wrong. But that isn’t going to stop me from trying again. I’ve been doing my homework and think I might get a couple of these right this time around. Here are my bold predictions for...
Via cover32
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Three players who definitely aren't to blame for the Lions' 1-7 start

The Detroit Lions own the NFL's worst record at 1-7, but the team still fields some good players. These three contributors can hardly be blamed for the team's poor start, as they've shown up to play on Sundays this season. Calvin Johnson, wide receiver The Lions still have one of the league's most dominant pass-catchers in Calvin Johnson, yet they struggle to target him with consistency...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Five potential upsets in NFL Week 8

Only four teams were able to spring upsets during Week 7 of the 2015 NFL season, with Jacksonville, Minnesota, New Orleans and Oakland overcoming the odds to get wins. Week 8 figures to be a better week for underdogs. Based on the listed odds from Sportsbookreview.com, here are five potential upsets for this week: Detroit Lions (+4) at Kansas City Chiefs This is a road game...
Via The Sports Daily
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions RB spends 166 Pounds on Uber ride in England

The Detroit Lions did not practice on Tuesday which means that many player traveled to London to spend their day off, and for running back Joique Bell it meant an expensive Uber ride. Bell picked up the tab for a 166 pound ride, which in the U.S. would cost $253.84.  Bell was waiting for teammate Theo Riddick before heading back to the team hotel in Watford.  So what was Riddick...
Via Sports-Glory
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 7 Waiver Wire: Last-Minute Pickups At Each Position

“Thursday Night Football” has been played and now fantasy football owners have a little more clarity on what their roster needs are for Week 7 on Sunday. The waiver wire is the best place to make changes to your roster because trades aren’t easy to finalize at this stage of the week. Here are some good last-minute pickups for you to consider on your league’s waiver wire...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Theo Riddick emerging as go-to running back for Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick has made the most of an opportunity.Riddick leads the league's running backs with 33 receptions. He set career highs with carries and yards rushing in Detroit's win against Chicago last weekend.The Lions invested a lot in running backs, drafting Ameer Abdullah in the second round this year and signing Joique Bell to...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Theo Riddick emerging as go-to running back for Lions

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Detroit Lions running back Theo Riddick has made the most of an opportunity. Riddick leads the league's running backs with 33 receptions. He set career highs with carries and yards rushing in Detroit's win against Chicago last weekend. The Lions invested a lot in running backs, drafting Ameer Abdullah in the second round this year and signing Joique Bell...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL DFS Bargain Bin: Week 6

The key to winning consistently at daily fantasy is finding points for cheap. Everyone and their brother is going to play Gronk, Adrian Peterson and all of the other expensive studs. The way to separate yourself is through your cap-saving players. In most cases, cheap players that have the potential to score highly are in that position due to an injury to a teammate. This is...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Week 5 Target Report

Week 5 brought us some newcomers to this list. Players such as Richard Rodgers got an opportunity due to injuries while others made another week happen as they have all season. You don’t have to go far to see DeAndre Hopkins as a primary example of that situation. Hopkins is far above almost anyone in targets this season. Julio Jones is second, and he is 12 behind Hopkins. Players...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Stock Up/Stock Down: Post-Week 5

After an atrocious start to the season for the Detroit Lions we are here to take a look at four players who are either trending up or trending down in all aspects of play. There aren’t a lot of positives to take away from an 0-5 start for any team in the National Football League. For a team that went from a defensive powerhouse with some serious offensive play makers to a team...
Via TopSportsReport
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Theo Riddick celebrates after TD catch gives Lions early lead

At least Theo Riddick provided the struggling Detroit Lions with a spark. His six-yard touchdown catch from Matthew Stafford gave the Lions a 7-0 lead over the Arizona Cardinals in the first quarter.With the Lions facing an 0-5 start, Riddick's excitement was evident during his celebration. Check out a video, courtesy of the team's official Twitter account.Detroit didn't catch fire...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Theo Riddick quietly producing in background for Lions

The winless Detroit Lions have struggled to find positive takeaways this season, but running back Theo Riddick has been a lone bright spot in an otherwise dull offense. Riddick has made the most of the 59 snaps he has received through three games, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com points out. He has accumulated 149 yards from scrimmage, while Ameer Abdullah has produced 154 total yards of...
Via Fox Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss
Lions News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Was Alain Vigneault right about NHL's lack of punishment towards Wayne Simmonds?

Report: Knicks fire coach Derek Fisher

The best and worst commercials from Super Bowl 50

Best and worst from Super Bowl 50

Six best plays from Super Bowl 50

Eli doesn't look thrilled as Peyton wins Super Bowl

Did Beyonce almost fall down during Super Bowl halftime show?

Curry to serve as drummer for Panthers

Report: Marshawn Lynch plans to retire

The 14 biggest plays in Super Bowl history

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker