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Theo Riddick has been the most productive receiving back in past 4 years

July 13th, 2017 at 1:22 PM
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While many Detroit Lions fans are focused on the hopeful improvement of Ameer Abdullah and Marvin Jones on offense, let’s not forget about the return of one of Detroit’s most key elements to their offensive attack: Theo Riddick.

For a few years now, Riddick has been the unsung hero of the Lions’ offense, breaking ankles of unsuspecting linebackers on the way to catching an insane amount of passes for a tailback. In fact, Riddick set the franchise record for receptions and receiving yards in a season in 2015 when he hauled in 80 catches for 697 yards.

But his production isn’t just outstanding for the Lions, he has arguably been the best at what he does in the entire league. According to Pro Football Focus, no running back has earned more …

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Tags: ameer-abdullah, Danny Woodhead, Detroit Lions, July 12, 2017, Theo Riddick

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