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Lions' Ameer Abdullah: Scores another short touchdown

CBSSports.com - 12 Nov 2017
Abdullah expressed his dissatisfaction with a lack of goal-line touches after a Week 8 loss in which his team failed to get into the end zone, and he's now scored a short touchdown in the subsequent pair of games. His eight-yard score in the second ...
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Detroit Lions' Ameer Abdullah: Winless Browns are 'really good'

Detroit Free Press - 09 Nov 2017
The Cleveland Browns are 0-8, but one Detroit Lions player thinks they're a good team. Actually, make that a really good team. “They're a good team, man,” Lions running back Ameer Abdullah said Thursday. Abdullah was asked what he might expect from ...
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Burke: It's time for the Lions' offense to lean on Ameer Abdullah

The Athletic - 07 Nov 2017
Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter said this week that Dwayne Washington is the team's preferred goal-line back over Ameer Abdullah because of “size, power, things like that.” Moments later, Cooter was asked why Abdullah doesn't see all that ...
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Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah: I can handle goal-line carries

Detroit Free Press - 02 Nov 2017
The Detroit Lions might have a simple solution for their recent red-zone woes already on their roster: More Ameer Abdullah. Abdullah, the Lions' leading rusher with 369 yards on 101 carries, said Thursday he would welcome the chance to be the team's ...
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Lions' Ameer Abdullah: Stymied by Steelers

CBSSports.com - 30 Oct 2017
The Lions' entire run game was dormant Sunday, and Abdullah was no exception. When it was all said and done, the Nebraska product finished with his lowest rushing output of the season at an inefficient 2.5 YPC. However, he remained the lead back and ...
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Ameer Abdullah is surprisingly efficient versus Browns

FantasyPros - 13 Nov 2017
Most promising for Abdullah was that his touchdown came within 10 yards of the goal line - an area in which the team has been inconsistent with personnel at the running back position. Furthermore, Abdullah had over four yards per carry for the first ...
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'Tiny details' holding back Detroit Lions in goal-line running game

Detroit Free Press - 10 Nov 2017
Ameer Abdullah was stopped for no gain on first-and-goal on the first play of the fourth quarter, as was Theo Riddick one snap later. And on third down, Matthew Stafford was stuffed at the line of scrimmage on a quarterback sneak. Three plays. Three ...
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Ameer Abdullah Week 11 Outlook - Lions at Bears

FantasyPros - 16 Nov 2017
Abdullah scored a touchdown for the second straight game in Week 10, and has posted double-digit carries in every game this season. Unfortunately, his fantasy production has been lackluster, though it's encouraging that he has begun finding the end ...
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Ameer Abdullah Strong RB2 in Week 11

RotoBaller (blog) - 17 Nov 2017
11/17:A completely healthy offensive line provides a boost for Lions running back Ameer Abdullah heading into a Week 11 matchup against the Bears. The Bears give up 135 yards per game on the ground, right around league average. Abdullah has found ...
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Fantasy Football Week 11 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em

Sports Illustrated - 17 Nov 2017
Ameer Abdullah, Lions (at Bears). Just like Collins, Abdullah does not demand a starting spot. And yet, his expected volume makes him a safe floor play this week. He got 11 carries against the Browns last week, turning them into 52 yards and a touchdown.
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Why aren't Lions using Abdullah-Riddick combo?

The Detroit News - 26 Oct 2017
Allen Park – Ameer Abdullah and Theo Riddick are both dynamic, versatile playmakers, but for some reason, the Detroit Lions have been reluctant to have the two running backs on the field at the same time. Through six games, the two haven't shared the ...
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Ameer Abdullah disappoints as Lions are held without a touchdown

FantasyPros - 30 Oct 2017
Abdullah at one point seemed on track to command a large portion of the workload on offense, but he's since waned back to his early-season mediocrity. Until this unit can get it together, especially in the opponent's territory, Abdullah is impossible ...
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Former Nebraska football running backs have big Sundays

Husker Corner - 13 Nov 2017
Rex Burkhead and Ameer Abdullah have both played central roles in helping their teams compete for the playoffs this year and both players had successful Sundays yesterday en route to big victories. For the Detroit Lions, Abdullah didn't run wild, but ...
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Ameer Abdullah torches Joe Haden with juke

FanRag Sports (blog) - 30 Oct 2017
Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah is fresh as a daisy after sitting back and watching the early Sunday action, taking centerstage himself on Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the first quarter, he left Steelers cornerback Joe ...
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Week 9 Fantasy Rankings: Running back

Sporting News - 30 Oct 2017
One of the biggest problems is unreliable backs like Adrian Peterson (@ 49ers), Ameer Abdullah (@ Packers) and Orleans Darkwa (vs. Rams) having some of the best matchups of the week. Even Tennessee's duo of DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry ...

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