Lions OC blames schemes for RB Theo Riddick's production

"I’m sure guys have their scouting reports and No. 25’s on there," Lions OC Jim Bob Cooter said. "He’s run a lot of routes over the years where he’s beaten guys and gotten open. I wouldn’t say defenses are drastically changing their structure, but every now and then there might be a vital call where Theo may have been one-on-one in the past and now he’s sort of doubled."

Fantasy Impact: 

Riddick has been a PPR savior the past three years, catching a combined 167 passes out of the backfield for a total of 1,384 yards and 12 touchdowns. Through four games this season he's averaging a paltry 3.5 receptions, 22.5 yards, and 0.25 touchdowns. We have him ranked as our No. 30 back in PPR leagues in a somewhat difficult matchup versus the Panthers.

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