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Andrew Sendejo | Defensive Back | #34

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
College: Rice
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NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirms Vikings S Andrew Sendejo (questionable, concussion) is expected to play in Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Eagles.
It would appear Sendejo has cleared the concussion protocol after going down last week against the Saints. Sendejo earned PFF's No. 17 grade out of 89 qualifiers at safety during the regular season. His presence is a big boost to Minnesota's secondary. Jan 21 - 9:38 AM

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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer expects S Andrew Sendejo (questionable, concussion) to play in the NFC Championship game.

Sendejo needs to clear the concussion protocol but he's on track to be active. The Vikings should be close to full strength for Sunday's game with the Eagles.
Jan 19 - 1:32 PM

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo (concussion) is practicing Thursday.

Sendejo is still in the protocol, but he has now practiced on back-to-back days to start the week, suggesting he will be cleared in time to face the Eagles on Sunday. If he cannot play, Anthony Harris will draw the start.
Source: ESPN
Jan 18 - 12:20 PM

Vikings FS Andrew Sendejo (concussion) was limited at Wednesday's practice.

It's a good sign that he's practicing, but Sendejo will have to clear the league's protocol in order to play Sunday at Philadelphia. If he's unable to go, Anthony Harris would draw the start at free safety.
Jan 17 - 4:15 PM

Vikings FS Andrew Sendejo is in the concussion protocol and will not return to Sunday's Divisional Round game against the Saints.

Sendejo went down after smacking helmets with New Orleans receiver Michael Thomas late in the third quarter. He recorded four tackles and an interception before exiting. Anthony Harris will finish out the game at free safety for Minnesota.
Jan 14 - 6:53 PM

NFL suspended Vikings FS Andrew Sendejo one game for violating the league's player safety rules.

Sendejo illegally hit Mike Wallace on Sunday, giving him a concussion. Sendejo was previously fined earlier this season for a big hit on Cameron Brate, so the suspension is next in line after a fine. Sendejo will probably appeal. For now, he's out for Week 8 in London against Cleveland. The Vikings then have a Week 9 bye before coming back stateside for a road date in Washington.
Mon, Oct 23, 2017 06:12:00 PM

Vikings placed S Andrew Sendejo on injured reserve with a knee injury, ending his season.

Sendejo was ruled out on Friday after apparently suffering a knee injury in practice earlier in the week. The severity of the injury is unknown. Sendejo recorded two interceptions and 66 tackles in 14 starts this season.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 01:28:00 PM

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo (ankle) is listed as questionable for Week 9.

Sendejo got in a limited week of practice and is expected to return after missing one game. He’ll start opposite Harrison Smith in base sets.
Fri, Nov 4, 2016 05:12:00 PM

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo (ankle) has resumed practicing.

Sendejo was held out last week, but is on track to only miss one game. His return is good news for a Vikings secondary coming off an embarrassing loss. Sendejo had 33 tackles and a team-high two interceptions before going down.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016 05:23:00 PM

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo (ankle) has not practiced this week.

Sendejo injured his ankle attempting to run back an interception against the Eagles. Despite being called day to day after the game, he was never likely to play this week. The pride of Smithson Valley could be looking at a multi-week absence.
Sat, Oct 29, 2016 10:47:00 AM

Vikings SS Andrew Sendejo (ankle) is day to day.

Sendejo was limited to six snaps Sunday, and had to be carted to the locker room. We'd guess he'll probably miss Week 8. Jayron Kearse is the next man up.
Mon, Oct 24, 2016 03:28:00 PM

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo exited Week 7 against the Eagles with an ankle injury.

Sendejo got the turnover party started with an interception, but he suffered an ankle injury on the return. He had to be carted into the locker room. Sendejo is officially questionable to return.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 01:36:00 PM

The St. Paul Pioneer Press' Chris Tomasson does not expect the Vikings to name the starting safety opposite Harrison Smith until late in camp.

"It’ll come down to the games," Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said. Andrew Sendejo and veteran Michael Griffin are the two front-runners, but Tomasson reports Antone Exum is getting a "long look" as well.'s Mike Wobschall believes the job is Sendejo's to lose.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 11:02:00 AM's Mike Wobschall believes the starting safety spot next to Harrison Smith is Andrew Sendejo's to lose.

Sendejo looked like the locked-in starter after the Vikings gave him a four-year, $16 million deal in March, but that changed when they added Michael Griffin four days later. Sendejo has held off the veteran to this point, but his grip on the starting spot is tenuous entering camp. Antone Exum is also in the mix.
Mon, Jul 11, 2016 09:05:00 AM

Vikings S Andrew Sendejo could lose his starting job.

The Vikings are making Sendejo compete despite giving him a four-year offseason extension. Sendejo has been getting the majority of first-team reps, but Michael Griffin and 2015 UDFA Anthony Harris are in the mix for snaps. Even if he starts, Sendejo shouldn’t have a full-time role.
Sat, Jun 11, 2016 04:36:00 PM

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