LB Mychal Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading, visits Seahawks

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Schefter reported Thursday that Kendricks' sentencing has been pushed back until January, meaning he could be available to play the entire regular season. Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner popped up on Thursday's practice report with a groin injury.

Kendricks pled guilty before a federal judge earlier this month and faces up to 25 years in prison, with sentencing scheduled for December.

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. He was immediately released from Cleveland, where he had signed a one-year contract in the offseason. Wright, Seattle's starting weakside linebacker, is recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery and is not expected to play Monday night against Chicago. We'll see how he goes. It's just first game, trying to figure it out. "He's feeling pretty good". According to USA attorney William M. McSwain, Kendricks was able to profit due to the fact that he was receiving insider tips from TV writer Damilare Sonoiki.

A 2012 second-round pick of Philadelphia, Kendricks made 51 tackles including two sacks in 15 games (13 starts) last season for the Eagles.

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Kendricks, who was just released by the Cleveland Browns after admitting to insider trading, bolsters a linebacker corps that has been thin without K.J. Wright.

Sonoiki had been working as a junior analyst at Goldman Sachs but left the financial field and has most recently been writing for TV shows, according to

A month ago, the news of the Seattle Seahawks bringing in veteran free-agent linebacker Mychal Kendricks wouldn't have seemed odd.