Raiders Signing RB Theo Riddick


Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that the Raiders are signing RB Theo Riddick to a one-year contract on Saturday.

Riddick, 29, is a former sixth-round pick of the Lions back in 2013. He was in the third year of his four-year, $12.3 million contract and set to make base salaries of $2.7 million and $3.2 million over the final two years of the agreement when the Lions released him on Saturday. 

The Broncos signed Riddick to a contract last summer, but he was placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury coming out of the preseason. 

In 2018, Riddick appeared in 14 games for the Lions and rushed for 171 yards on 40 carries (4.3 YPC) to go along with 61 receptions for 384 yards receiving and no touchdowns.

We had him included in our Top 100 Available 2020 Free Agents list.

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