"His body is in great shape, probably 7 (percent) body fat," Bell said. "You see his route running from out the backfield, it's really crisp. He looks like a Reggie (Bush).
"Just some of the moves you see him do in practice against some of the linebackers. We sit back in the meeting room, we sit back we laugh. He gets them every time with the same move, like you can't stop it. You can't stop it."
"I'm telling you, if he doesn't have 50 catches this year, I'll be surprised because he's going to have opportunities and he's very talented at it," Orlovsky said. "I think he's going to play that Sproles role, for sure."
It strains credulity that a timeshare running back would have more receptions (50) in his second season than snaps (49) in his first season, but Orlovsky insists there are specific packages drawn up to put the ball in Riddick's hands.
"He's going to have eight passes a game," Orlovsky said, "whether they're screens, whether they're one-on-ones, whether they're checkdowns, where they're going to be pass plays called for him."
Riddick has the talent to shine with the ball in his hands in space. We have no doubt that he did just that in non-contact offseason drills. He wouldn't be the first player with that skill-set to find the sledding much tougher once the hitting starts and the spaces dry up in regular-season action.