Hendrickson is expected to miss OTAs while training on his own and spending time with his family, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports. Hendrickson registered 14 sacks and three forced fumbles while leading a revamped Bengals' defense to the Super Bowl during his first season with Cincinnati. After a long season, the Pro Bowler has opted to spend extra time with his family during the offseason, but is still planning on reporting for mandatory work later in the summer.
Hendrickson has cleared the league's concussion protocol and will play Saturday against the Titans, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports. Hendrickson sustained a concussion in Saturday's wild-card win over the Raiders and was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session. The 27-year-old will officially be available for Saturday's divisional-round matchup against Tennessee.
Hendrickson (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports. Hendrickson was limited Tuesday after he sustained a concussion during Saturday's wild-card win over the Raiders. Although he'll still need to clear the league's concussion protocols, the 27-year-old is trending in the right direction ahead of Saturday's divisional-round matchup against the Titans.
Hendrickson (concussion) was listed as a limited participant on the Bengals' injury report Tuesday, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports. Hendrickson suffered a concussion during the Bengals' wild-card win over the Raiders. However, barring a setback, he's trending toward being available for Saturday's divisional-round matchup with the Titans. In his first season with the Bengals, he's recorded at least one sack in 13 of 17 appearances -- including playoffs.
Hendrickson suffered a concussion during Saturday's wild-card win against the Raiders. Now that he's in the protocol for head injuries, Hendrickson's status will be one to watch in advance of the divisional round. Through 17 appearances (including postseason) since arriving in Cincinnati as a free agent in the offseason, he's been a regular in the box score, with at least a half sack in 14 different games.
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|6||10/16||@New Orleans Saints||7|
|13||12/04||Kansas City Chiefs||28|
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|16||12/24||@New England Patriots||13|