Lions RB Ameer Abdullah hopes to get another chance

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Lions running back Ameer Abdullah has not played the last two weeks, but said on Tuesday that he feels 100 percent recovered from the neck injury he suffered against the Vikings on Thanksgiving.

That may not be enough for him to return to his spot in the lineup, however. Abdullah participated in practice last week before being declared inactive for the game against the Buccaneers and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported that his spot on the bench had more to do with his play than his health.

Related players: Tion Green, Theo Riddick

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As the Lions have struggled to run the ball again this year, the story noted that the team called passes on 71 percent of their plays against the Bucs last week. Riddick carried the ball 10 times for just 29 yards but did have two TDs.

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