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Vikings trying to re-sign Husain Abdullah

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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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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