RB - MIN
This Week Outlook
Ameer Abdullah brought in all three of his targets for seven yards and a TD in the Vikings’ 37-35 win over the Lions on Sunday.
With Dalvin Cook out, Abdullah saw some work behind Alexander Mattison and caught a short touchdown in the victory. Abdullah isn't worth a look in 2021 fantasy drafts, as he's clearly behind both Cook and Mattison in the backfield rotation.
Ameer Abdullah rushed two times for 11 yards and caught an 18-yard reception in the Vikings’ 27-24 OT win over the Jaguars on Sunday.
Abdullah saw some work with Alexander Mattison out, but Dalvin Cook remained the unquestioned bell cow, racking up nearly 40 total touches. Abdullah is off the fantasy radar and should be limited to just a smattering of touches for as long as Mattison is out.
Ameer Abdullah caught his only target for a 22-yard TD in the Vikings’ 34-20 victory over the Lions on Sunday.
No, you’re not dreaming. Abdullah emerged from the shadows and took a 22-yard catch-and-run to the house Sunday. He entered the day with eight total yards on the season, so this score was a complete shocker. He doesn’t belong on the fantasy radar in even in deeper leagues.
Vikings' RB Ameer Abdullah rushed twice for seven yards and hauled in one of two targets for a one yard reception in a 40-23 blowout loss to the Falcons on Sunday.
Abdullah was part of the Vikings' backfield rotation split amongst Alexander Mattison and Mike Boone in place of injured star RB Dalvin Cook. The running game never took off as the Vikings quickly fell behind due to QB Kirk Cousins' three first half interceptions. Abdullah can be dropped to waivers by fantasy managers who roster him, since the Vikings are heading into their Week 7 Bye with the expectation of Cook's return in Week 8 against division rival Green Bay.
RB Ameer Abdullah re-signs with Minnesota on a one-year deal.
Abdullah will return to Minnesota for a third season. He’s been the primary kick returner and the 3rd or 4th RB on the depth chart for the Vikings the past two seasons. He’ll most likely compete with Mike Boone for the 3rd-string RB position behind Dalvin Cook and Alexander Mattison. Even if he beats out Boone for a spot behind Cook and Mattison, Abdullah likely doesn’t have any fantasy value unless either of the first two guys goes down with an injury.