With 2015 NFL Draft in the books, the Detroit Lions may have drafted their running back of the future in Ameer Abdullah from Nebraska. The Lions were in dire need of a strong running game after finishing the 2014 season ranked 28th in rushing.
This pick, along with the selections of Laken Tomminlson, Michael Burton and Corey Robison, signifies that the Lions have increased their emphasis on the running game. But what did the Lions get when they selected Ameer Abdullah? Today we’re going to answer that question with an in depth look at Ameer Abdullah and his characteristics, and show just what makes him a great fit for the Detroit Lions offense.