Abdullah, 25, is a former second-round pick of the Lions back in 2015. He’s currently in the final year of his four-year, $4.156 million contract and stands to make a base salary of 876,745 for the 2018 season.
The Lions elected to waive Abdullah on Tuesday.
In 2018, Abdullah has appeared in three games for the Lions and rushed for one yard on one carry and caught two passes for 18 yards receiving and no touchdowns. He has also totaled 107 kick return yards.