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Andrew Sendejo | Defensive Back

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
College: Rice
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Vikings S Andrew Sendejo has started the team's first two games at strong safety.
Sendejo was benched Week 1 for Robert Blanton, who started every preseason game, but he got the nod again Week 2. Sendejo had five tackles and a fumble recovery against the Lions. He should keep his starting job at least another week. Sep 21 - 10:15 AM

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Date:'s Ben Goessling expects Andrew Sendejo to compete for the Vikings' strong safety job.

Sendejo made 10 starts filling in for Harrison Smith last year, finishing with 84 tackles and an interception. He should push SS Jamarca Sanford for first-team snaps, but is best suited for a situational role. The Vikings also have two third-round picks and could target a safety in the middle rounds of the draft.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 02:52:00 PM

Vikings signed S Andrew Sendejo to a two-year, $2 million extension through 2015.

He gets $400,000 guaranteed, with another $600,000 available through incentives. Sendejo, 26, is not a defensive contributor, but had ten special teams tackles in 2012 and is considered a core member of kick and punt cover units.
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 03:15:00 PM

Vikings signed S Andrew Sendejo.

Sendejo has spent time with the Jets and Cowboys the past two years as a special teamer. He'll play the same role in Minnesota.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 06:55:00 PM

The Eagles worked out free agent S Andrew Sendejo Tuesday.

Waived by the Jets in September, Sendejo appeared as a special teamer in two games for the Cowboys last season. According to's Adam Caplan, he's been added to the Eagles' "emergency list."
Tue, Oct 25, 2011 10:14:00 PM

Jets waived S Andrew Sendejo.

The former UFL star was just claimed off waivers from the Cowboys a week ago, likely for inside information in their Week 1 matchup. He's purely a special teamer.
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 07:16:00 PM

Jets claimed S Andrew Sendejo off waivers from the Cowboys.

Undrafted out of Rice, Sendejo played for Sacramento in the UFL before seeing special teams duty in five games with Dallas last year. Not a factor on defense, Sendejo will be a gunner for Rex Ryan's Jets this season.
Sun, Sep 4, 2011 02:21:00 PM

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