Colts sign veteran safety Andrew Sendejo
Andrew Sendejo started 14 games for the Browns in 2020. Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

After getting torched on several deep balls by Russell Wilson on Sunday, the Colts worked out a group of safeties on Monday. They apparently liked what they saw from Andrew Sendejo.

Indianapolis is signing the veteran, the team announced. In a corresponding roster move, they’ve cut cornerback Chris Wilcox. Wilcox was a seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers, 251st overall, in this past draft. Let go by Tampa at final cuts he was claimed off waivers by the Colts, but he lasted just a week on the active roster.

Sendejo, on the other hand, is a seasoned vet with plenty of starting experience. An UDFA out of Rice back in 2010, Sendejo found a home with the Vikings toward the end of the 2011 season. He then was with Minnesota until the end of the 2018 season and was a full-time starter for a handful of years.

After a brief stint in Philly, he was cut midway through 2019 and latched back on with the Vikings to close the year. He signed with the Browns last offseason and started all 14 games that he played in with Cleveland in 2020. Sendejo worked out for the 49ers last month, but didn’t draw too much other known interest. He turned 34 last week.

This article first appeared on Pro Football Rumors and was syndicated with permission.

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