Lions release RB Theo Riddick

The Detroit Lions released running back Theo Riddick Saturday, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.

Fantasy Impact: 

This is a semi-surprise, but the release of Riddick signals the Lions have a ton of confidence in second-year running back Kerryon Johnson as the full-time running back in their offense. Johnson is currently our No. 12 running back in PPR scoring.

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