Hendrickson totaled 25 tackles (22 solo), 13.5 sacks, one pass defended and a forced fumble across 15 regular-season games in 2020.
After racking up just 6.5 sacks through his first three seasons, Hendrickson more than doubled that output with 13.5 in 2020. That robust total was good enough to tie with Aaron Donald for second in the NFL. Set to become a free agent in 2021, Hendrickson could look to parlay his big season into a new contract -- with New Orleans or elsewhere.
Hendrickson (neck) does not carry an injury designation for Sunday's NFC divisional-round matchup against the Buccaneers, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports.
Hendrickson was forced to miss New Orleans' wild-card win over the Bears due to a neck injury, but he'll be back in action after just a one-game absence. After leading the Saints with 13.5 sacks in the regular season, Hendrickson's return stands to provide a notable boost against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers.
Hendrickson (neck) will miss Sunday's wild-card round game against the Bears, Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Hendrickson's absence will be a major blow to the Saints' defense considering his 13.5 sacks in the regular season ranked second in the NFL. Marcus Davenport will fill in at defensive end opposite Cameron Jordan, while Hendrickson will set his sights on healing up for the divisional round should the Saints get past Chicago without him.
Hendrickson provided one solo tackle, a sack, in the Saints' 33-7 win over the Panthers on Sunday.
After totaling 6.5 sacks through his first three NFL seasons, Hendrickson more than doubled that mark in 2020 and tied with Aaron Donald for second-most sacks in the league. Heading into his fourth season, Hendrickson will look to keep the strong play going in 2021.
Hendrickson (neck) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.
Hendrickson missed Week 16 due to his neck injury, but he's on track to return for Sunday's game against the Panthers. The 2017 third-round pick is putting together an outstanding season, with 12.5 sacks through 14 appearances.
Hendrickson (neck) is inactive for Friday's game against the Vikings, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Hendrickson suffered a stinger last week against the Chiefs. In his absence, Marcus Davenport should see a bump in playing time.
Hendrickson (neck) did not participate during Thursday's practice session, and he is considered questionable for Friday's game against Minnesota.
After collecting two sacks and a forced fumble in a narrow loss to the defending champion Chiefs last Sunday, Hendrickson now finds himself in danger of missing his first contest of the year. The 2017 third-round draft choice was limited during Tuesday and Wednesday practices, but he now enters the Saints' Christmas Day matchup against Minnesota with a cloudy status given a DNP during Thursday's session. Hendrickson is enjoying a breakout 2020 campaign, having recorded 12.5 sacks and 24 QB hits after posting career bests of 4.5 and nine in those respective categories entering the season.
Hendrickson suffered a stinger in Sunday's 32-29 loss to the Chiefs, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
Hendrickson has a shortened week to recover before Friday's matchup against the Vikings. The team is unsure if he'll be able to go, but he'll be monitored closely during the week nonetheless. It would be a major loss if Hendrickson misses time, as he's tied for the league lead with 12.5 sacks.
Hendrickson totaled one solo tackle, one sack and a tackle for a loss in the Saints' 21-16 win over the Falcons on Sunday.
Hendrickson failed to record a tackle or sack in Week 12, but he bounced back against the Falcons by taking Matt Ryan down to reach 10.5 sacks on the season. Hendrickson will look to add to his career-best sack numbers in Week 14 against the Eagles, after Philly surrendered seven sacks to Green Bay in Week 13.
Hendrickson totaled two sacks and an additional tackle for a loss in the Saints' 24-9 win over the Falcons on Sunday.
After getting to Matt Ryan twice Sunday, Hendrickson is tied with Myles Garrett for the league lead in sacks with 9.5. Hendrickson has more than doubled his previous career best of 4.5 sacks set in 2019, and he'll look to add more to the total in Week 12 against Denver.
Hendrickson racked up two sacks in the Saints' 38-3 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday.
Add another pair to Hendrickson's season total. He's now up to 7.5 sacks through eight games and ranks third in that category in the NFL. He'll look to keep the momentum going against Nick Mullens and Co. in a Week 10 duel with San Francisco.
Hendrickson totaled one solo tackle, one sack and a tackle for a loss in the Saints' 26-23 OT win over the Bears on Sunday.
Hendrickson has racked up 5.5 sacks through seven games this season and is tied for 10th in the NFL in that category. New Orleans' pass rush will likely be a vital component of the team's defensive gameplan in Week 9 against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers.
Hendrickson tallied two tackles and 1.5 sacks Monday in the Saints' 30-27 overtime win over the Chargers.
Hendrickson is now up to 4.5 sacks on the season, tying him for fifth in the NFL with Pittsburgh's T.J. Watt. Given how well he's playing, Hendrickson could continue to hold down a starting role even though 2018 first-round pick Marcus Davenport (toe) was cleared to make his season debut Monday. Hendrickson still played 70 percent of the Saints' defensive snaps, while Davenport was limited to a 30 percent share.
Hendrickson finished with one solo tackle, one sack and a tackle for a loss in the Saints' 35-29 win over the Lions on Sunday.
Hendrickson has now recorded a sack in three of four games this season and is well on his way to topping the career-high 4.5 he provided in 2019. He'll try to stay hot when the Saints face the Chargers in Week 5.
Hendrickson (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Packers, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Hendrickson was initially listed as questionable, but he's managed to shake his groin injury in time to go Sunday. With Marcus Davenport (elbow) inactive again, Hendrickson looks primed to draw another start at defensive end.
Hendrickson (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game versus the Packers, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
With Marcus Davenport (elbow) out the first two games of the season, Hendrickson earned nearly 57 percent of the Saints' snaps on defense en route to nine solo tackles and two sacks. Both Hendrickson and Davenport enter the weekend designated as questionable, so if both are active, the potential exists for the pair to share pass-rushing reps.
Hendrickson produced five tackles (all solo), two tackles for a loss and a sack in the Saints' 34-24 loss to the Raiders on Monday.
Hendrickson recorded his second sack in as many weeks and looks on track to decimate his previous career highs in tackles and sacks. Those career-best numbers came in 2019, when Hendrickson recorded 19.0 tackles and 4.5 sacks, and through two games in 2020, he's nearly halfway there. He'll face Green Bay in Week 3.
Hendrickson totaled four tackles (four solo), one sack and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's 34-23 win over the Saints.
Hendrickson got to Tom Brady in this one and had a productive day in the stat sheet. After a career year in 2019, he'll look to keep positive momentum going when the Saints travel to Las Vegas in Week 2.
Hendrickson finished with five tackles (all solo) and a sack in the Saints' 26-20 overtime loss to the Vikings on Sunday.
The third-year man recorded career highs across the board in 2019, ending the season with 19 tackles (11 solo), 4.5 sacks and a forced fumble while playing 411 snaps on defense. He should continue to see substantial playing time in 2020, though it's unlikely that translates into a fantasy-relevant role.
Hendrickson accounted for three tackles (two solo) and 0.5 sacks in the Saints' 34-7 win over the Colts on Monday.
The half-sack brought Hendrickson's season total to 4.5, though he's provided little else in the way of fantasy-relevant statistics on the year. In 2019, the defensive lineman has recorded just 18 tackles (10 solo) and one forced fumble to go with the above-mentioned sacks.
|Sun 09/13||vs TB||W 34-23||4||0||4||1||0||0||0||0|
|Mon 09/21||@ LV||L 24-34||5||0||5||1||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 09/27||vs GB||L 30-37||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 10/04||@ DET||W 35-29||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|Mon 10/12||vs LAC||W 30-27||1||1||2||1.5||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 10/25||vs CAR||W 27-24||0||1||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 11/01||@ CHI||W 26-23||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 11/08||@ TB||W 38-3||2||1||3||2||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 11/15||vs SF||W 27-13||0||0||0||0||0||1||0||0|
|Sun 11/22||vs ATL||W 24-9||2||0||2||2||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 11/29||@ DEN||W 31-3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 12/06||@ ATL||W 21-16||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 12/13||@ PHI||L 21-24||1||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 12/20||vs KC||L 29-32||2||0||2||2||0||0||1||0|
|Fri 12/25||@ NO||L 33-52||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 01/03||@ CAR||W 33-7||1||0||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 01/10||@ NO||L 9-21||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Sun 01/17||vs TB||L 20-30||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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