Oct 21, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive back Andrew Sendejo (34) against the Arizona Cardinals at the Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Cardinals 21-14. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings love rewarding players who do a solid job and play well. Even though most fans may not have heard of Andrew Sendejo, that doesn’t make him any less important to the team. Today, Sendejo signed a 2-year, $2 million extension with the team.
Aug 24, 2012; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive back Reggie Jones (29) celebrates a play with defensive back Andrew Sendejo (34) against the San Diego Chargers at the Metrodome. The Chargers defeated the Vikings 12-10. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota values Sendejo’s hard work on the special teams unit, where he covers returned kicks and punts. Last year, he recorded 10 tackles on special teams alone.
Sendejo will receive $400,000 in guaranteed money and can earn an additional $600,000 through contract incentives.