By Brendan Maloy
October 29, 2013

Former Eagle Freddie Mitchell will serve a 37 month prison sentence for tax fraud. Former NFL WR Freddie Mitchell will serve a 37-month prison sentence for tax fraud. (Tom Briglia/ Film Magic)

Freddie Mitchell has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in a tax fraud scam, according to Philly.com.

Mitchell could have faced up to ten years for withholding millions of dollars in taxes from the government, but the former wide receiver accepted a plea deal that will put him behind bars for about three years.

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