Kendricks is the same player who pleaded guilty to an insider trading charge two weeks ago.
Kendricks won the Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles last season before joining the Cleveland Browns, who released him last month after he was charged. Kendricks pleaded guilty last week to insider trading charges in Philadelphia, but his sentencing is not expected to take place until January.More news: US F-22 fighter jets intercept Russian bombers shut to Alaska
Notwithstanding a legal trouble that could lead to a lengthy jail time, linebacker Mychal Kendricks is on the verge of making a return to National Football League action.
Seattle's reasoning is the need for depth. It listed Wagner as having a groin injury.More news: Czech Tennis Star Fires At Serena Williams for US Open Behavior
The 5-foot-11, 240-pounder recorded five total tackles and one sack through three preseason games with the Browns.
Kendricks, who turns 28 later this month, admitted before a federal judge in Philadelphia that he swapped cash, National Football League tickets and access to parties with a Wall Street-connected associate for nonpublic, market-shifting information.
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Also facing charges is TV writer Damilare Sonoiki, who has written for the TV show "Black-ish" and previously worked as a Goldman Sachs analyst. "I am committed to repaying all of the funds gained illegally and accept the consequences of my actions".