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After a pretty strong rookie season in 2012, the Seattle Seahawks plan on moving defensive end Bruce Irvin to outside linebacker, according to Eric D. Williams of the News Tribune.
The West Virginia product led all rookies in sacks last year with eight as a part-time player coming in at defensive end in passing situations. But Carroll plans on moving the 6-foot-3, 245-pounder to outside linebacker this year, where he’ll compete for a starting job with Malcolm Smith.
Irvin will remain one of Seattle’s main pass rushers on third down. Carroll believes the transition for Irvin will be an easy one.
“He’s extremely versatile, and that’s why we’ve loved him from the start,” Carroll said. “He’s really fast. He’s 250 pounds, and he’s exactly fitting the right kind of body type to play outside backer in the 3-4 system. We’re a 4-3 personnel system that plays 3-4 looks. He’s extremely valuable for us.”
This move makes sense since they now have Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett to go along wi
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Bruce Irvin, drafted No. 15 overall in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks, is learning a new position this offseason. According to The News Tribune, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll plans on moving Irvin from defensive end to outside
The biggest weakness for the Seattle Seahawks defense in 2012 was the lack of a solid pass rush.
However, the Seahawks think they have upgraded that area by signing pass rusher Cliff Avril.
Seattle’s top two pass rushers Chris Clemons (ACL) and Bruce Irvin (performance-enhancing drug suspension) won’t be available for the start of the season.
That makes Avril's presence...
BRING THE NOISE
Seahawks fans will try and set a new Guinness World Record for loudest crowd when the team hosts the 49ers in its home opener at CenturyLink Field.
Wide receiver Charly Martin has been released by the Seattle Seahawks, who also claimed long snapper Kyle Nelson off waivers.
The Seahawks made the roster moves on Thursday, two weeks before the start of training camp.
Martin was a long shot to make Seattle's roster, despite playing in four games for the Seahawks last season. Martin had four catches for 42 yards in his one...
The Seattle Seahawks made a bold move this offseason when they acquired the volatile and versatile Percy Harvin from the Minnesota Vikings. Seattle's newest wide receiver is here to not just enhance — but lead — the Seahawks to offensive air dominance.
The Seahawks sent their 2013 first-round pick (25th overall), a 2013 seventh-round pick and a 2014 third-round pick to...
The Seattle Seahawks 12th man will have the spotlight on them in week 2 of the NFL season when the Seahawks host the 49ers in the first of their two epic tilts to be featured on Sunday night football.
During that September 15 matchup, Seahawks fans at CenturyLink Field will try to break the Guinness World Record for “loudest crowd roar at a sports stadium.”
A Seahawks fan group...
It’s About The Touches
Expectations are high for the 2013 Seattle Seahawks offense. The team peaked in weeks 14-16, outscoring their opponents a combined 150-30. Even in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons in the divisional round, the team showed they belong in the playoffs.
Going into this season, you have a sophomore quarterback who has transformed into the team leader, a running...
On September 15, the Seahawks will open up their home schedule against their now-hated divisional foe, the San Francisco 49ers. There's no doubt the stadium will be rockin', but just how loud will they be? Thanks to the fan organization Volume 12, we'll know.
According to the group's Facebook page, Guinness has accepted their application to monitor the noise...
Seattle Seahawks fans are known to bring the noise, but can they be the loudest in sports? An unofficial Seahawks fan group known as Volume 12, named after the team’s famous “12th Man” has successfully applied to the Guinness Book of World Records, according to the group’s Facebook page, to have CenturyLink Field’s noise level monitored at the team’s Sept. 15 home opener...
Good sign, kid. I’ll go with 12.
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The Seahawks are taking on NFC West rival San Francisco in the second week of the NFL season, and Seattle fans are hoping to set a world record noise-level.
As promised, here is my position by position break-down for who you should pick up first in your draft. To get started and in an effort to increase the suspense level we are going to start with the Defense and Special Teams. The Broncos may be the AFC favorite to play in the Super Bowl and Denver might be Peyton Manning’s team but it’s Von Miller who will your key to reaching...