The Detroit Lions released former Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah Tuesday afternoon. Abdullah was the last Husker running back eclipse the 1,000 yard mark on a season
The #Lions are signing FA WR Bruce Ellington, formerly of the #Texans, source said. To create space, they are waiving RB Ameer Abdullah. He’s been mostly inactive this season. DET had some trade talks before the deadline but nothing came to fruition. The next step was to move on.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) November 6, 2018
The fourth-year pro led Detroit in rushing last season but has only played in three so far in 2018, tallying just one carry for one yard.