Don't be surprised if Abdullah is a Chiefs starter next season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For a team that couldn't afford to splurge in free agency, re-signing Husain Abdullah became an easy call for the Chiefs. The Chiefs, quite clearly, see a bright future for Abdullah. "Love him. I love the soul, I love how he plays the game," general manager John Dorsey recently told The Kansas City Star. "He plays it with his eyes. I have a...
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Will Husain Abdullah be the Kansas City Chiefs starting free safety?

Even though Kansas City Chiefs free safety Husain Abdullah had interest from other teams, he knew from the start he wanted to remain with the Chiefs. Abdullah had an interesting road to find himself on the Chiefs roster last year. After going undrafted, Abdullah was signed by the Minnesota Vikings following the 2008 NFL Draft. His first two seasons were relatively uneventful before...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Hits, Misses and Rumors from Day 1 of Free Agency

Hits: The Chiefs re-signed veteran safety Husain Abdullah to a two-year contract on Tuesday, according to Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports. The Chiefs made the right decision (also, the easy decision) to allow former offensive tackle Branden Albert to walk in free agency. He signed a 5-year, $46 million deal with the Miami Dolphins, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The deal includes...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs sign a free agent! Husain Abdullah back with 2-year contract

The Kansas City Chiefs have made a free agency move. According to a report, DB Husain Abdullah is back in Kansas City on a 2-year contract. The Kansas City Chiefs lost five players in the first hour of free agency. The second hour of free agency has been kinder to them. According to a report, defensive back Husain Abdullah is back in Kansas City. Abdullah has since announced the...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

New Chiefs safety chose pilgrimage to Mecca over 2012 season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. No. 39 was everywhere and back Wednesday, more fun than a box of badgers. On the first-unit punt team, sprinting like a toddler in a toy store. In the secondary, eyes wide, hands at the ready, swatting away an errant pass. So when you tell Zac Diles later that Husain Abdullah hasn't played a down of NFL football in 17 months, the wheels inside the head start...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Abdullah explains life-changing sabbatical

Former Vikings safety Husain Abdullah took a year away from the NFL to focus on his faith and reconnect with family. He called it “the most rewarding, eye-opening year of my life,” and now he’s back with the Kansas City Chiefs.
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Husain Abdullah returns to NFL with Chiefs

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Husain Abdullah said he would one day return to the NFL when he and his brother, Hamza, both decided to put their football careers on hold to commit time to their Islamic faith. The two brothers, both NFL defensive backs, sat out last season, a sabbatical that allowed them to go on pilgrimage to Mecca. Now, Husain is back in the league. The Kansas City Chiefs...
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Safety Husain Abdullah Leaves Football to Become Terrorist, Probably

In a move that shouldn't surprise anyone because the guy is clearly a Muslim and has the first name of KNOWN TERRORISTS AND DICTATORS, Minnesota Vikings safety Husain Abdullah has taken a "leave of absence" from the NFL to focus all of his energies on being a terrorist. Or something like that. "Yeah, he came to us this week and let us know that he was taking...
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June 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Abdullah brothers will sit out 2012 for religious plans

Free agents Hamza and Husain Abdullah, who are practicing Muslims, plan to sit out the 2012 season to speak at mosques this summer, then make a pilgrimage to Mecca, reported Thursday. It's unclear whether they are leaving the NFL permanently. "It has been a blessing to play in the NFL for both Husain and I," Hamza said in a press release, "but we would...
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June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Viking Abdullah to retire at age 26

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Husain Abdullah was still unsigned long into NFL free agency, with rumored contracts on the table. The former Minnesota Vikings safety wasn't acting on any of the deals, including one from the Minnesota Vikings. Now it's become clear why Abdullah wasn't participating in minicamps this month.Reports say that Husain and his brother, Arizona Cardinals...
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June 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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