49ers to sign LB Mychal Kendricks


SAN FRANCISCO (95.7 The Game) - The San Francisco 49ers have come to terms on a contract with free-agent linebacker Mychal Kendricks, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Kendricks, 30, was sentenced to one day in jail, three years of probation, and 300 hours of community service last month after he plead guilty to insider trading in 2018.

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Kendricks was released by the Browns in Aug. 2018 before he ever appeared in a game for them. He then signed a deal with the Seahawks and appeared in 18 games with the team in 2018 and 2019. He had three sacks and 71 combined tackles in 2019.

After spending time on the Seahawks practice squad in 2020, Kendricks was signed by the Washington Football team prior to the final week of the season and started in the NFC Super Wild Card Round of the playoffs.

Kendricks was originally selected by the Eagles in the second round of the 2012 draft and spent six seasons in Philadelphia. He has 19 sacks, seven forced fumbles and four interceptions in 104 career games.