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Ameer Abdullah

RB

#31

Experience: 4 years

Height: 5-9

Age: 25

Weight: 203 lbs

College: Nebraska

2018 SEASON

  • CAR
    1
  • YDS
    1
  • AVG
    1
  • TDS
    0

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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
14 @Seahawks L 7 - 21
13 @Patriots L 10 - 24
12 Packers W 24 - 17 0 0 0
11 @Bears L 20 - 25 1 10 10 10 0
9 Lions W 24 - 9
8 @Lions W 28 - 14 1 6 6 6 0 1 1
7 @Dolphins W 32 - 21 1 1 1 1 0 1 12 12 12 0
5 @Lions L 23 - 31
4 @Cowboys L 24 - 26
3 @Lions L 10 - 26
2 @49ers L 27 - 30
1 @Lions W 48 - 17

Career Stats

RB FB Career

SEASON TEAM G GS ATT YDS AVG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2015 Detroit Lions 16 9 143 597 4.17 2 25 183 7.32 36 1 5 2
2016 Detroit Lions 2 2 18 101 5.61 0 5 57 11.4 18 1 0 0
2017 Detroit Lions 14 11 165 552 3.35 4 25 162 6.48 22 1 2 1
2018 Minnesota Vikings 7 0 1 1 1 0 3 28 9.33 12 0 1 1
TOTAL 39 22 327 1251 3.53 6 58 430 8.63 36 3 8 4

Biography

Abdullah (5-9, 203) joins the Vikings active roster after being waived by the Detroit Lions (11/7/18). The Homewood, Alabama native originally was drafted by Detroit in the 2nd round of the 2015 NFL Draft (54thoverall). Abdullah has played in 35 career games and earned 22 starts, notching 6 rushing and 3 receiving touchdowns. The Nebraska graduate finished 5th in the NFL and 2nd among rookies in 2015 with 1,857 all-purpose yards (597 rushing, 183 receiving and 1,077 kickoff) in his debut season. He was placed on Injured Reserve (9/21/16) following only two appearances during the 2016 season. Abdullah recorded a career-high 4 rushing touchdowns and 5 total touchdowns in 2017. The 4th-year running back has seen action in 3 contests this season, grabbing 2 receptions for 18 yards and 4 kick returns for 107 yards (averaging 26.75 yards per return).

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