One of the more interesting things to come out of Jim Bob Cooter's media session on Thursday was his comments about Theo Riddick. Cooter believes Riddick will play a bigger part in the running game this season, saying, "I think Theo can be a really successful runner."
- Pro Football Focus believes Riddck is one of four backup running backs who could be a starter on your fantasy lineup.
- SideLion Report writer Larry Brown Jr. believes TJ Jones' humility and talent give him a leg up on the Detroit Lions' No. 3 wide receiver position.
Breshad Perriman, son of former Lion great Brett Perriman, has had terrible luck in the NFL:
- Did you know that Golden Tate was selected not once, but twice in the MLB draft? "NFL Now" broke down the top current NFL players who turned down a chance at professional baseball.
- Bengals running back Giovani Bernard got a new contract. ESPN's Michael Rothstein examined how that may affect Riddick's value, as he becomes a free agent after the 2016 season.