Vikings activate RB Kene Nwangwu, release Ameer Abdullah | KSTP.com

Vikings activate RB Kene Nwangwu, release Ameer Abdullah

Rookie QB Kellen Mond hands the ball to rookie running back Kene Nwangwu. Photo: Minnesota Vikings. Rookie QB Kellen Mond hands the ball to rookie running back Kene Nwangwu.

KSTP Sports
Created: October 19, 2021 03:01 PM

A rookie running back is close to returning to action for the Minnesota Vikings.

The team said Tuesday that it has activated Kene Nwangwu from the reserve/injured list.

As a corresponding move, the team released running back Ameer Abdullah.

Nwangwu was drafted in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft by Minnesota but was injured in the preseason.


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