Mychal Kendricks agrees to one-year deal with Seahawks

Mychal Kendricks was released by the Browns after being charged with insider trading

Kendricks played weakside linebacker for the Eagles, who drafted him in the second round in 2012 one spot before Seattle chose Bobby Wagner.

The 27-year-old Kendricks faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced in December.

A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Thursday that Kendricks' agreement is expected to be finalized in time for him to join the Seahawks for their Week 2 Game at Chicago on Monday night.

It's no secret that free agent linebacker Mychael Kendricks is a quality talent on the field, but he's had trouble finding a job after pleading guilty to insider trading on September 6.

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The Seahawks are thin at linebacker with starter K.J. Wright still out after his knee surgery. The uncertainty of Wagner may have prompted Seattle's move with Kendricks.

"Prior to signing Mychal, we were informed that there was a financial situation that he had been involved with in 2014", Browns GM John Dorsey said in a statement when the team released Kendricks. Carroll's comments on Tuesday suggested that Calitro could see more playing time in Wright's absence after Griffin found himself out of position a few times against Denver. He's going day-to-day. He ran yesterday and he's working out again today, so he hasn't done that yet. "He's feeling pretty good". It's just first game, trying to figure it out.

Prosecutors said Kendricks netted close to $1.2 million in profits off the trading during his two-year arrangement with a former Goldman Sachs analyst. He pleaded guilty earlier this month.

According to the Inquirer, the judge said she wanted to be sure that Kendricks was not coerced into pleading guilty.

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