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Kansas City Chiefs confirm free agent Husain Abdullah has been signed

Over the weekend reports came out that the Kansas City Chiefs had signed safety Husain Abdullah. On Monday afternoon, the KC Chiefs confirmed those reports.

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As usual we first learned of the new player joining the Chiefs via social media (Instagram) then the reporters followed with their reports and now the Chiefs have made it official: safety Husain Abdullah has been signed.

More: List of all the Chiefs free agents

Here's his bio from the Chiefs:

Abdullah (6-0, 204) originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Minnesota Vikings in 2008. In four seasons with the Vikings (2008-11), he appeared in 54 games (24 starts), including appearing in three postseason contests. With Minnesota, he recorded 167 tackles (111 solo), 2.0 sacks (-22.0 yards), four interceptions returned for 37 yards, 11 passes defensed, 6.0 tackles for loss, two QB pressures and 49 special teams tackles.

Abdullah was named Honorable Mention All-Pac 10 as a senior at Washington State, recording team highs with 93 tackles and four interceptions, also earning team defensive MVP after his senior season. The Pomona, Calif., native, prepped at Pomona High School where he was named second team All-CIF as a senior and was CIF Division 9 Defensive Player of the Year.

Here's a list of the free agents signed this offseason:

Speaking of safeties, check out a few the Chiefs should be looking at, according to BJ Kissel.

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