Player Fantasy Projection
Theo Riddick 2016 Fantasy Projection And Ranking
Theo Riddick Bio & Career Stats
Position: Running Back
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Additional Bio Information
Birth Date: ,
Immaculata HS [Sommerville, NJ]
Drafted: 2013 Detroit Lions
(Round: 6 #199)
|Theo Riddick 2016 Fantasy Projection
||*Avg Games Played
||2015 Fantasy Ranking
|2016 Bye Week
||Head Coach Change
||**Coming Off Injury
||Depth Chart Change
||Higher Fantasy Avg then League
||Harder Schedule in 2016
||Better Defenses in 2016
||Better Rush Defenses in 2016
||Better Against Sub 500 Teams
|Theo Riddick Previous Years Stats
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|Theo Riddick 2016 Fantasy Analysis
Theo Riddick has beaten his fantasy projection 2 straight years. His best fantasy RB ranking was #54 in 2015.
Riddick's fantasy game average per year has been going up for 2 years.
, and he was one of the top 100 most consistent players overall (ranked 93).
Career Experience Outlook:
Riddick is entering his 4th year in the NFL. Over the past 15 years, on average, RBs in their 4th year have seen an increase in fantasy pts per game of 0.07 from their 3rd year.
Throughout his career Riddick has averaged 2.80 fantasy pts per game less than the league RB average. The average fantasy pts per game by RBs in 2015 was 5.60.
Depth Chart Change:
No Change in Depth Chart.
Based on prior performance, a change in roster skilled positions projects a lower fantasy average of (0.21) pts per game for Riddick. At the Running Back/Full Back position: Joique Bell (2015 Avg: 5.34 Pts/Game) has left the team and Ameer Abdullah (2015 Avg: 5.43 Pts/Game) is now starting. At the Wide Receiver position: Calvin Johnson (2015 Avg: 7.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Marvin Jones (2015 Avg: 4.26 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. At the Tight End position: Timothy Wright (2015 Avg: 3.17 Pts/Game) has left the team and Brandon Pettigrew (2015 Avg: 1.87 Pts/Game) has been added to the starting lineup. Along the Offenisve Line: Michael Ola is no longer starting, Don Muhlbach has left the team and Taylor Decker has been added to the starting lineup. At the Kicker position: Sam Martin has left the team and Matt Prater (2015 Avg: 6.80 Pts/Game) is now starting.
Based on the winning percentage of the teams on the schedule Riddick played last year (110 - 98 - 0 0.529%) were more difficult compared to the teams on the schedule for the upcoming season (85 - 107 - 0 0.443%), and this season's teams gave up more points (4,715) compared to last season's teams (4,615) so this could mean more fantasy points.
Performance Against Sub 500 Teams:
Riddick had a lower fantasy avg (3.21 pts/game) against winning teams last year compared to teams with a losing record (5.06 pts/game), and with a less difficult schedule for the upcoming season it could also be a indication of a better fantasy season.
From a defensive standpoint, Riddick faced defenses that were stronger last year (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 16.31 - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 3 Top 5 Defenses) compared to the upcoming season (Avg. Total Yards Against Ranking: 20.42 - 1 Top 10 Defense and 1 Top 5 Defense), and this season's teams gave up more rushing yards (118 yds/game - 1 Top 10 Defense and 2 Top 5 Defenses) compared to last season's teams (111 yds/game - 4 Top 10 Defenses and 2 Top 5 Defenses).
In Season Trends:
Throughout his career Riddick has been a slow starter, but has had his best 4 game stretch during the second quarter of the year (5.94 pts per game), followed by the 3rd quarter (4.48 pts per game), 4th quarter (2.63 pts per game) and 1st quarter (2.27 pts per game). His best weekly fantasy average has been in week 6 (7.83 pts per game), week 12 (6.45 pts per game) and week 8 (4.82 pts per game), and his worst weekly average has been in week 15 (0.78 pts per game), week 4 (1.13 pts per game) and week 13 (1.57 pts per game).