The Minnesota Vikings have offered Husain Abdullah a contract to remain in Minnesota, according to Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press. Abdullah, a free agent, is reportedly thinking about the offer. The safety has suffered two concussions in the last four years, one of which forced him to miss the final five games of last season.
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Abdullah out, Henderson questionable
The Vikings final injury report of the week lists safety Husain Abdullah as out for Sunday's game against Oakland. He suffered a concussion in Monday's loss to Green Bay. Linebacker Erin Henderson and tight end Visanthe Shiancoe are questionable. Both are dealing with hamstring injuries.
Abdullah brothers choose faith over football
Despite reportedly being offered contracts, Husain and Hamza Abdullah are putting the NFL on hold to focus on their religion. Husain, a safety for the Vikings the last four seasons, tells ProFootballTalk.com that he and his brother are taking a pilgrimage to Mecca during the season, as part of their Islamic faith.
Vikings tried to sign Pierre Garcon
Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press reports the Vikings made a strong push to sign Pierre Garcon, who ultimately signed with the Redskins for $43 million with $21.5 million guaranteed -- a price the Vikings weren't willing to match. According to Fowlers' sources, Garcon liked the idea of playing in Minnesota but the Redskins' offer was too good to pass up.
Vikings sign RB/FB Lex Hilliard
Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the Vikings have signed free agent running back/fullback Lex Hilliard. Hilliard started four games for the Dolphins last season. At 5-foot-11, 240 pounds, Hilliard could be very useful in short-yardage situations.
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