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Lions running back Ameer Abdullah is done for the year

Lions have lost Ameer Abdullah for the season

Lions have lost Ameer Abdullah for the season

The Detroit Lions are down a running back now. Theo Riddick, Dwayne Washington and Zach Zenner become the top three backs to replaced Abdullah.

The Detroit Lions placed running back Ameer Abdullah on the reserve-injured list with a foot injury Wednesday, keeping him out of the lineup for at least eight weeks and pushing Riddick up the depth chart.

Abdullah hurt his left foot on a 24-yard run in the second quarter of a loss Sunday to Tennessee and didn’t return to play. The 2015 second-round pick ran for 101 yards on 18 carries and had five receptions for 57 yards and a touchdown for the Lions (1-1) this season.

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