Earlier in the offseason, it was reported that veteran linebacker Mychal Kendricks was pleading guilty to insider trading.
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Kendricks was facing a daunting 25 years behind bars, but was let off relatively easy.
On Thursday, Adam Schefter reported that Mychal Kendricks was sentenced to one day in prison, along with three years of probation and a whole lot of community service hours.
Free-agent LB Mychal Kendricks was sentenced today to one day in jail, three years of probation, and 300 hours of community service for his 2018 guilty plea on insider-trading charges. Kendricks is now free to resume his NFL career immediately and he wants to continue playing.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 22, 2021
Fans were immediately shocked by the seemingly easy sentence of Mychal Kendricks.
At 30-years-old Mychal Kendricks is now free to resume his NFL career.
The talented linebacker finished last season as a key cog in the Washington Football Team’s impressive defensive unit.
After the weak sentencing, I’m sure some teams will be inquiring about Kendricks.