Vallejo agreed Wednesday with the Cardinals on a two-year, $4.2 million contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
The Cardinals were Vallejo's fourth NFL team since he entered the league as a sixth-round pick in 2017. The Boise State product finally carved out a role this past season, as he finished second on the team with 10 special-teams tackles through 16 games. Vallejo also managed to record 16 tackles and a sack over 95 defensive snaps.
Vallejo (ribs) will suit up in Sunday's game against the Panthers.
Vallejo will return to the lineup after he was limited throughout the week with the rib issue. Now healthy, he's expected to handle depth duties and do most of his work on special teams for Week 4.
Vallejo (ribs) is expected to contribute on special teams if he makes Arizona's season-opening roster, Kyle Odegard of the team's official site reports.
The 25-year-old exclusively played special teams in nine games for the Redskins last season before being let go, and he landed on injured reserve in December shortly after joining the Cardinals. Vallejo with be in competition with Dennis Gardeck, Zeke Turner and Evan Weaver in training camp.
Vallejo (ribs) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
Vallejo played nine games with the Redskins to start the year, working strictly in a special-teams role before being cut. The Cardinals brought him aboard Dec. 4, and he played two games with the team in a reserve linebacker role, notching seven tackles and a sack. Vallejo is signed through the 2020 season at a cap hit of $735,000.
Vallejo was forced out of Sunday's game against the Browns with a rib injury, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
Vallejo was promoted from the practice squad ahead of Week 14's loss to the Steelers, where he made five solo tackles and a sack. The third-year linebacker generated two solo stops before leaving this contest. Vallejo works in a reserve role, and his practice status will be monitored leading up to Week 16's game against the Seahawks.
Vallejo was promoted to the Cardinals' 53-man roster Wednesday.
Vallejo spent training camp with the Cardinals, but he was waived and picked up by the Redskins before being waived again in mid-November. The 24-year-old exclusively played special teams with Washington and could fill a similar role in the desert.
Vallejo was waived by the Redskins on Saturday, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
Vallejo was primarily a special teams contributor for the Redskins, but he was let go in order for the team to add additional depth at wide receiver. He is a candidate to land back on the practice squad, assuming he clears waivers.
Vallejo was claimed off waivers Monday by the Redskins, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Vallejo was waived by the Cardinals on Sunday as part of their finals. As a member of the Redskins' active roster, Vallejo will work primarily on special teams while also giving the team additional linebacker depth.
Arizona waived Vallejo on Sunday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.
Vallejo played in 13 games for Cleveland last season, logging 27 total tackles, a forced fumble and 275 snaps on special teams. The 24-year-old was originally claimed by Arizona in early February, but now will have to look for another opportunity elsewhere.
Vallejo (illness) passed his physical and was removed from the non-football illness list Saturday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Vallejo landed on the NFI list earlier in the week, so he only ended up missing the first couple days of training camp. The 24-year-old was claimed off waivers by the Cardinals in February after totaling 27 tackles in 13 games with the Browns in 2018.
Vallejo was placed on the Cardinals' Non-Football Illness list Wednesday, per the NFL transactions page.
It's unsure how severe the illness is, but clearly it's serious enough to land Vallejo on the Cards' NFI list. The 24-year-old will count against Arizona's 90-man roster.
Vallejo (hamstring) was claimed off waivers by the Cardinals on Tuesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Vallejo was waived by the Browns on Monday. The second-year pro played in 13 games for Cleveland, drawing one start and totaling 27 tackles on the year. He'll look to secure a role as a backup with Arizona in 2019.
Vallejo (hamstring) was waived by the Browns on Monday.
Vallejo appeared in 13 games for the Browns this season, playing 145 defensive snaps and 275 special teams snaps while totaling 27 tackles and a forced fumble on the year. He'll look to recover from the hamstring injury that forced him to end the season on IR and catch on with another team in 2019.
Vallejo (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Friday.
The move means little for Vallejo individually, as he was already ruled out for Sunday's game at Baltimore. The Browns needed the additional roster spot in order to sign wide receiver Blake Jackson.
Vallejo (hamstring) was ruled out for Sunday's game at Baltimore, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Vallejo also missed last Sunday's game against the Bengals after cropping up with the hamstring issue late in the week. Ray-Ray Armstrong and D'Juan Hines are the primary options to fill in at weak-side linebacker in the season finale.
Vallejo is questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals with a hamstring injury, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Vallejo was added to the injury report Friday, so the specifics and severity of the injury remain unclear. D'Juan Hines and Ray-Ray Armstrong could be relied upon as reserve options at weak-side linebacker should Vallejo not suit up Sunday.
Vallejo (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Vallejo sat out Sunday's loss to the Chargers due to a concussion but appears to be progressing well in his recovery. The rotational linebacker is trending toward playing against the Buccaneers in Week 7.
Vallejo (concussion) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Vallejo entered the concussion protocol Thursday and did not practice the rest of the week, so him being ruled out is unsurprising. Genard Avery and D'Juan Hines should serve as reserve weak-side linebackers behind Christian Kirksey.
Vallejo entered the NFL's concussion protocol and was unable to practice Thursday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
It's unclear if the Boise State product picked up the head injury in the Week 5 win over the Ravens or at Wednesday's practice. Either way, he'll have to pass through all five phases of the protocol before gaining clearance to play. If Vallejo is deemed good to go for Sunday's game against the Chargers, he would likely be limited strictly to special teams duty.
Vallejo was claimed off waivers by Cleveland, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Vellejo was recently waived by the Bills as part of roster cutdowns, but he'll now join a Cleveland linebacking corps in need of depth after the release of Mychal Kendricks.
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