QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
2 months ago

Kendricks (lower leg) had his April 4 sentencing hearing postponed Monday without setting a date for the future, Andy Patton of USA Today reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks pleaded guilty to insider trading and will await his fate until further notice. The California product re-signed with the Seahawks this offseason on a one-year, $4 million contract. Kendricks could certainly miss the 2019 season due to jail time, and the team prepared for that, making his contract non-guaranteed. Kendricks likely would be in line for a rotational role in the Seahawks' linebacker corps, if eligible to play.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
2 months ago

Kendricks (lower leg) signed a one-year contract worth around $4 million with the Seahawks on Wednesday, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks pleaded guilty to insider trading and is scheduled to be sentenced April 4, so his future with the Seahawks remains unclear despite re-signing with the team. The 28-year-old is expected to play a starting role if he's able to suit up for 2019, and could replace K.J. Wright at weakside linebacker in the event that Wright ultimately leaves in free agency.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
4 months ago

Kendricks (lower leg) has had his federal court sentencing date moved from Jan. 25 to April 4, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks and fellow middle linebacker K.J. Wright are both set to become free agents unless they re-sign with Seattle before March 13. It appears that the Seahawks will be required to address the situation before officially knowing whether Kendricks, who pleaded guilty to insider trading and is now scheduled to be sentenced on April 4, will be available for 2019 and beyond. Kendricks played four games with Seattle in 2018, missing time due to a suspension and a season-ending fractured fibula. The 28-year-old looked the part of a starter while on the field, accumulating 19 tackles, two sacks and one pass defended. Despite Kendricks' solid play, it's reasonable to speculate that the ambiguity surrounding his future availability could supply the Seahawks with some incentive to prioritize re-signing Wright.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
5 months ago

Kendricks (lower leg) was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks was confirmed to have suffered a fractured tibia in Monday's win over the Vikings, and his placement on injured reserve officially brings an end to his season. The 28-year-old played in only four games prior to the injury due to suspension, totaling 20 tackles and two sacks for the season.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
5 months ago

Kendricks (lower leg) broke his tibia Monday against the Vikings and will miss the remainder of the season, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

It was originally believed after Monday night's game that Kendricks had sustained a knee injury, but now it's known to be a lower leg issue. Kendricks had his eight-game suspension lifted Dec. 3 and Monday night was his first game since Week 4, and now he will miss the remainder of the season. Jacob Martin will likely fill in for the California product to finish the season.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
5 months ago

Coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday that Kendricks hurt his knee in Monday's game and his status for Week 15 is uncertain, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.

EDGE Analysis

Carroll would go on to say "I don't know how he got through [the game]", suggesting that there is concern on the severity of the injury. Kendricks just had his eight-game suspension lifted Dec. 3 and racked up five tackles (two solo) in Monday night's game. It will be important to track his practice availability leading up to Sunday, but if he can't go, Jacob Martin could see an increased snap count.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
6 months ago

Kendricks (suspension) was reinstated to the Seahawks' active roster Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks could wind up playing a pivotal role down the stretch for Seattle. He's currently listed as a backup outside linebacker, but the Seahawks may use him as a change of pace edge rusher during passing downs. Despite his eight-game suspension, Kendricks was permitted to practice with Seattle in mid-November.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
6 months ago3 Comments

Kendricks (suspension) is permitted to participate in team practices and meetings as of Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Networkreports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks is still unable to take the field of travel with the Seahawks, but this is a step towards playing. The veteran linebacker received an eight-game suspension on Oct. 2, and will be eligible to return to the field on Dec. 10 against the Vikings. Kendricks pleaded guilty to insider trading and is still scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 24, so his long term position in Seattle will remain in serious jeopardy even if he resumes playing.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
7 months ago

The NFL has suspended Kendricks for eight games for insider trading, Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks was suspended indefinitely on Oct. 2, and because he'll get credit for time served, he'll be able return to action on Dec. 10 against the the Vikings. According to the report, Kendricks will be eligible to practice two weeks prior to that. The linebacker spent the offseason with the Browns before being released after pleading guilty to insider trader. He was signed by Seattle in mid-September and combined for 13 tackles and two sacks.

QMychal Kendricks
LB SEA (11)
8 months ago1 Comment

The NFL suspended Kendricks indefinitely for insider trading Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

EDGE Analysis

Kendricks pleaded guilty for insider trading in early September and is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 24. The Browns parted ways with the linebacker when the team learned of his crime, though the Seahawks signed him to a one-year deal soon after, with whom Kendricks played three games, totaling 15 tackles and two sacks. Kendricks will be barred from playing for the time being until his situation is resolved, but it's fair to say his career in the NFL is in serious jeopardy