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Ameer Abdullah

24-Year-Old Running Back – Detroit Lions

2017 Rush/Rec Stats

Att

90

Yds

342

TD

1

Yds

68

TD

0

2017 Rush/Rec Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Abdullah came out of the gate flying in 2016, racking up 120 combined yards in a Week 1 win over the Colts, but what was initially thought to be a foot sprain suffered the following week instead turne...

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2017 ADP:  62.97

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  7

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 203   DOB: 6/13/1993  College: Nebraska  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ameer Abdullah Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal with the Lions in May of 2015.

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Abdullah rushed for 54 yards on 14 carries in Sunday's 52-38 loss to the Saints.

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Ameer Abdullah NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 18 CFB 13 42 150 3 3.6 - - - - - 1 11 11.0 0 0 - - - - - -
2012 19 CFB 14 226 1137 8 5.0 - - - - - 24 178 7.4 2 0 - - - - - -
2013 20 CFB 13 281 1690 9 6.0 - - - - - 26 232 8.9 2 0 - - - - - -
2014 21 CFB 13 264 1611 19 6.1 - - - - - 22 269 12.2 3 0 - - - - - -
2015 22 DET 16 143 597 2 4.2 3 0 0 0 0 25 183 7.3 1 38 1077 0 0 0 5 2
2016 23 DET 2 18 101 0 5.6 1 0 0 0 0 5 57 11.4 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 24 DET 6 90 342 1 3.8 4 0 0 0 0 10 68 6.8 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 24 DET Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Ameer Abdullah

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ameer Abdullah Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2011 18 CFB 13 2.6 2.7 2.7 3 12 - - - 0 1 - - - -
2012 19 CFB 14 13.7 15.4 14.5 16 81 - - - 2 13 - - - -
2013 20 CFB 13 19.9 21.9 20.9 22 130 - - - 2 18 - - - -
2014 21 CFB 13 24.6 26.3 25.5 20 124 - - - 2 21 - - - -
2015 22 DET 16 6.0 7.6 6.8 9 37 12 2 2 2 11 4.8 6 1 1
2016 23 DET 2 10.9 13.4 12.2 9 51 2 0 0 3 29 11.4 1 0 0
2017 24 DET 6 7.8 9.5 8.7 15 57 8 4 3 2 11 4.9 3 0 0
2017 Proj 24 DET Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Ameer Abdullah

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ameer Abdullah – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

185

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Ameer Abdullah was on the field for 185 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Ameer Abdullah was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 355 72
2016 57 1
2017 185 0
Ameer Abdullah 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Ari 36 0 15 30 0 2.0 0 0 3 11 3.7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0
2 @NYG 28 0 17 86 0 5.1 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Atl 29 0 14 47 0 3.4 0 0 3 39 13.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4 @Min 33 0 20 94 1 4.7 1 0 3 15 5.0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
5 Car 22 0 10 31 0 3.1 0 0 1 3 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
6 @NO 37 0 14 54 0 3.9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Pit
9 @GB
10 Cle
11 @Chi
12 Min
13 @Bal
14 @TB
15 Chi
16 @Cin
17 GB

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Ameer Abdullah  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   203 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.60 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   3.95 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.79 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   30.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.63 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   43 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   130 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   24 reps
GREAT
Detroit Lions Team Injury Report
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Joe Dahl  IR
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Taylor Decker  PUP-R
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Mike James  IR
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Zac Kerin  IR
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Sam Martin  NFI
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Ameer Abdullah: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Abdullah rushed 10 times for 31 yards and brought in his sole target for three yards in Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Panthers.

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Abdullah (ankle) was removed from the Lions' injury report in advance of Sunday's game against Carolina.

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Abdullah (ankle) was listed as a full participant in Thursday's practice, Kyle Meinke of MLive.com reports.

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Abdullah (ankle) was a limited practice participant Wednesday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

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Abdullah sustained a minor ankle injury in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 14-7 win over the Vikings, Justin Rogers of The Detroit News reports. "I rolled my ankle up a little bit," Abdullah said. "I was ready to go back in, but circumstances kind of changed a little bit when they got the ball back only two mins left and we're flopping on the ball. Maybe it was a good thing."

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Abdullah rushed for 47 yards on 14 carries and added 39 yards on three catches in Sunday's 30-26 loss to Atlanta.

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Abdullah rushed 17 times for 86 yards in Monday night's 24-10 win over the Giants.

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Abdullah rushed 15 times for 30 yards and caught three of four targets for 11 yards in Sunday's 35-23 victory over the Cardinals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Perhaps the sneakiest thing the Lions did over the past calendar year was keep Abdullah's January labrum surgery a complete secret. The Lion — err, cat— was released from the bag in late May when the news was disclosed. It's poor timing for Abdullah to be on a rehab program, given the crowded nature of the Detroit backfield. Theo Riddick, Stevan Ridley, Zach Zenner and rookie Dwayne Washington are also around, jostling for position. Abdullah entered the NFL with a sterling pass-catching reputation, but Riddick wound up being Detroit's go-to back on third downs and in hurry-up spots. Abdullah also had a rep for being a home-run hitter, so it was disappointing to see him manage a modest three runs over 20 yards. That said, a 4.2 YPC isn't bad for a first go, and the Lions occasionally treated him like a featured back, giving him 10 games with double-digit touches. Abdullah also deserves props for playing through the shoulder injury, which was a factor in the final two games of the year.

2015

A second-round pick out of Nebraska, Abdullah has the skills to immediately step into Reggie Bush's vacated role in the Lions' backfield. A little undersized for a feature back at 5-9, 205, Abdullah has the best hands of any running back in this year's draft and didn't drop a single pass in his final two seasons of college ball. He's not purely a change-of-pace back, however, showing good patience as he waits for holes to develop and the burst to drive through them once they do. Problems with ball security and pass protection could restrict Abdullah's snaps as a rookie, and even with a good training camp he isn't likely to unseat Joique Bell as the starter. But given how often Matthew Stafford looks to his running backs in the passing game, Abdullah is in the right system to make an impact in a limited role.