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HUSAIN ABDULLAH RUMORS

NFLRA: Penalty called on Husain Abdullah was right call

The NFL Referees Association is defending the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty called on Husain Abdullah after he slid into the endzone and knelt in prayer. But it’s not the prayer that warranted a penalty, it was his slide leading to the kneel. In a release, former NFLRA president Scott Green said that neither Abdullah nor the referees were “confused as to why a flag was thrown...
Via NESN.com
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL: Abdullah should not have been penalized for praying

The NFL admitted on Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for going to the ground after returning an interception for a touchdown against the New England Patriots on Monday. NFL rules prohibit players from going to the ground to celebrate, but there is an exemption for players […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs player penalized for praying after touchdown

Husain Abdullah was penalized for going to the ground during his end zone celebration on Monday after returning an interception for a touchdown. Abdullah is Muslim, and he went to the ground to pray after picking off a Tom Brady pass and returning it 39 yards to put the Kansas City Chiefs up 41-7 on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Husain Abdullah Speaks on His Expanded Role in Kansas City

One year ago, Kansas City Chiefs Safety Husain Abdullah wasn’t sure if he’d ever have the opportunity to truly make his mark on the NFL. The four-year veteran had played in Minnesota for four seasons, experiencing a number of ups and downs along the way, but was only beginning to scratch the surface of his potential when he took a year off from football to participate in a religious...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
March 14, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
June 22, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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