After three seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and seven seasons in the NFL altogether, safety Husain Abdullah has decided to retire from the game of football.
On Tuesday during a conference call with local media, general manager John Dorsey was asked specifically about Abdullah's decision to walk away from the game.
"I love the person," Dorsey said of Abdullah. "I love what he's done for the Kansas City Chiefs over the last three years. He's a very deep individual—he thinks a lot. He's had a chance now to think about what he wants to do and what direction he wants to head in, and any direction he wants to head, I'm 100 percent behind him.
"I really like the kid. I just like his approach, not only to the community, but [also] what he did for the Kansas City Chiefs."
The best photos of DB Husain Abdullah during the 2015 season.
Over the past three years, Abdullah played in 43 games and had 117 tackles, 2 interceptions, both of which were returned for touchdowns, and 15 passes defensed.
He was a hybrid safety that defensive coordinator Bob Sutton loved to move around.
Dorsey wasn't the only one who spoke of Abdullah's character and the kind of respect he earned from those whom he spent time with throughout his career.
Social media has been flooded with both current and former teammates showing their respect for one of the nicest and most genuine players in the locker room—a guy who was named a captain in his first season in Kansas City back in 2013.