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Lions notes: Theo Riddick is ‘probably the best 3rd-down back’

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Dan Orlovsky gave the Lions running back some high praise.

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  • Our good friend and former Detroit Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky made his weekly appearance on “Good Morning Football” on Tuesday. In a segment talking about Le’Veon Bell’s excellent pass protection, Orlovsky made sure to give a huge compliment to his former teammate Theo Riddick.

“Le’Veon, it stands out because he’s suck a big time back, but Theo Riddick is probably the best third-down back, because of his pass-catching ability, but his ability to go make those blocks consistently,” Orlovsky said. Watch the entire segment here.

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