Ameer Abdullah

Ameer Abdullah

Height: 5' 9"Weight: 203 lbsAge: 26College: NebraskaDrafted: #54 (2nd Rd. by Detroit)

Week 3 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #82
Projection 1.3 pts


Ameer Abdullah snags TD reception in loss

Ameer Abdullah rushed five times for 21 yards, adding a 15-yard reception TD in the Vikings’ loss to the Bills in Thursday’s preseason finale.

Fantasy Impact

Abdullah made the most of his six touches, going for 36 yards and a score. He should make the 53-man roster, but he’s not a lock at this point.

Zachary Hanshew3 weeks ago
Ameer Abdullah does little in win

Ameer Abdullah rushed one time for seven yards and caught one of three targets for five yards in the Vikings' 20-9 win over the Cardinals on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact

Abdullah joined the VIkings after a disappointing tenure with the Lions. He'll have a tough time seeing any meaningful playing time in a crowded and talented backfield.

Zachary Hanshew4 weeks ago
Ameer Abdullah totals 63 yards in win

Ameer Abdullah rushed four times for 63 yards in the Vikings' 34-25 win over the Saints on Friday.

Fantasy Impact

The 2015 second-round pick played three uninspired seasons with the Lions before signing with the Vikings last year. Injuries and poor play have plagued him throughout his NFL career, but Abdullah has been given a second chance in Minnesota, where he'll vie for the backup RB position with rookie Alexander Mattison. His 63 yards on just four carries easily outgained Mattison's 30 yards on nine carries, though Mattison caught a short TD. The backup position in Minnesota is of particular interest because of starter Dalvin Cook's injury history.

Zachary Hanshew6 weeks ago
Ameer Abdullah re-signs with Vikings

The Vikings have re-signed RB/KR Ameer Abdullah to a one-year contract.

Fantasy Impact

It was only a few years ago when Abdullah was considered one of the most promising young running backs in football. He was claimed mid-season off waivers from the Lions in 2018, and managed to carve out a role for himself on special teams. He'll likely remain Minnesota's main return man after averaging 25.8 yards per return last season. He'll also help back up Dalvin Cook with Latavius Murray now in New Orleans.

Ameer Abdullah gets claimed by the Vikings

Vikings claimed former Lions RB Ameer Abdullah in waivers, per Adam Schefter on Twitter.

Fantasy Impact

This is a move by the Vikings to add depth to their backfield. With Dalvin Cook and Latavius Murray already on the roster, Abdullah will not see to much action. He will not be relevant in fantasy unless a couple of injuries occur.

John Aubin46 weeks ago