Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin fined for boneheaded late hit on Philip Rivers

There were plenty of plays in the Seattle Seahawks’ loss to the Chargers on Sunday that Seahawks fans would like to forget. All three of Antonio Gates touchdown catches, the big sacks on Russell Wilson, and so on. The most aggravating of all though may have been the late hit that linebacker Bruce Irvin put on Philip Rivers after he was already out of bounds. Getting flagged for...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Will Be Just Fine As They Gear Up For Super Bowl Rematch

Anyone who has followed a team over the course of an entire season knows how quickly narratives surrounding teams can fluctuate. Winning will predictably generate endless praise and adoration like it did after the Seattle Seahawks’ week one blowout of the Green Bay Packers. Losing, on the other hand, will generate all sorts of reactionary questions and concerns about the future...
Via Oregon Sports News
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Bruce Irvin fined $8,200

Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin told 710 ESPN Radio in Seattle that he was fined $8,200 for his late hit on Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers this past Sunday. Seahawks DE Bruce Irvin tells @710ESPNSeattle he was fined $8,200 by NFL for late hit on Philip Rivers Sunday. — Bob Condotta (@bcondotta) September 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Packers Corey Linsley admits Seahawks got in his head

Green Bay Packers rookie center Corey Linsley admitted on Monday that the defending champion Seattle Seahawks got in his head with a little pregame trash talk. Prior to Thursday’s season-opening game, Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin said he would pray for Linsley. “If I’m a rookie and I’ve got Brandon Mebane my first game – he’s […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

No surprises among Seattle or Green Bay inactives

SEATTLE (AP) Bruce Irvin and Jeremy Lane were active for the Seattle Seahawks as was Green Bay linebacker Brad Jones after all three were listed as probable for the season opener. There were no surprises among the inactives for either team ahead of Thursday's opener. The only healthy scratches for Seattle were wide receivers Phil Bates and Kevin Norwood, and defensive end Greg...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Week 1 Injury Report: Bruce Irvin, Christine Michael, Jeremy Lane

The Seattle Seahawks will hang last season's Super Bowl banner and begin the quest for a repeat tonight when they host the Green Bay Packers. One key component to any Super Bowl caliber team is depth. When somebody goes down with an injury, you need to have somebody who can step up and fill the void.The Seahawks had one of the deepest teams in 2013 and have brought back most...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Injury Update: Bruce Irvin, Christine Michael, Kevin Norwood

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said that linebacker Bruce Irvin and wide receiver Kevin Norwood will have a chance to play in Thursday’s season opener against the Green Bay Packers, reports Bob Condotta of The Seattle TImes. Condotta also notes that running back Christine Michael’s status for Thursday remains in doubt:#153626974 / gettyimages.comIrvin returned to...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin plans on praying for the Packers rookie center

Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin says he’ll e praying for Packers rookie center Corey Linsley as they prepare to face off on Thursday night. #Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin on GB starting rookie C Lindsey "Oh man,if I'm a rookie center & I got Mebane over me? I'm going 2 b praying 4 him" — Gregg Bell (@gbellseattle) September 2, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin: ‘I’m going to pray’ for Packers’ Corey Linsley

Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin feels sorry for Green Bay Packers rookie center Corey Linsley. Linsley will start Thursday night in the loudest stadium in the NFL, CenturyLink Field, without having had a single snap with quarterback Aaron Rodgers in preseason play. “I’m going to pray for him,” Irvin told reporters Tuesday, via ESPN. “It’s going to be a long night...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Irvin “Will Pray” for Packers Rookie

In Thursday night’s NFL opening game, the Green Bay Packers will be starting a rookie center, Corey Linsley. The Seahawks already have the leagues loudest stadium, Century Link Field, and the infamous “12th man” fan base has been know to impact opposing offenses. Linsley did not take a single preseason snap from QB Aaron Rodgers, and will has been inserted into the starting...
Via BlackSportsOnline
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Bruce Irvin says he'll 'pray' for Packers rookie center

TweetThe Green Bay Packers will be travelling to Seattle to face the defending Super Bowl champ Seahawks Thursday night, with inexperienced rookie Corey Linsley starting at center. Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin indicated Tuesday that the rookie might need some divine assistance when facing Seattle’s top-ranked defense. “I’m going to pray for him,” Irvin stated. “It...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin will be playing Thursday night

Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin told Tom Pelissero of USA TODAY Sports that he’ll be playing on Thursday night against the Packers. Is #Seahawks OLB Bruce Irvin playing against #Packers? "Oh yeah. I ain’t supposed to say this, but yeah, I’ll be out there Thursday." — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 2, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
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Pete Carroll hopeful Bruce Irvin, Kevin Norwood will play Thursday

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is hoping that both wide receiver Kevin Norwood and linebacker Bruce Irvin will be ready to play this Thursday. WR Kevin Norwood and LB Bruce Irvin will both practice today and Pete Carroll said he's "hopeful they both have a chance" to play Thursday. — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) September 1, 2014 Norwood and Irvin both practiced on...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks are absolutely loaded at the linebacker position

In the Pete Carroll-John Schneider era, the Seattle Seahawks have generally dedicated six or seven of their 53-man roster spots to linebackers, and the decision of who to keep has never been harder. The team must make their first cuts from 90 to 75 by this Tuesday afternoon, and the final cuts to 53 are due next Saturday, August 30. With K.J. Wright as the only returning starter...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Malcolm Smith returned to practice, Wagner, Irvin could return next week

With two weeks left in the 2014 NFL preseason, the Seahawks are starting to get some of their play-making linebackers back on the field. LBs Malcolm Smith and Korey Toomer returned to practice Monday. Bruce Irvin and Bobby Wagner both could return next week, Pete Carroll said. — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) August 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks place Bruce Irvin on PUP

The Seattle Seahawks have placed linebacker Bruce Irvin on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to rehab from hip surgery. #Seahawks place pass-rusher Bruce Irvin on PUP to start camp, source says. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 25, 2014 Irvin can be activated from the PUP list at any point during camp. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Which Seahawks linebackers will make the final cut?

The MVP of Super bowl 48 was the relatively unknown Seahawks linebacker Malcom Smith. That’s perfectly fitting for this personnel group; they fly under the radar while the Legion of Boom rakes in the big endorsements. Most analysts believe that the 49ers have the best linebacker corps in the NFL, and I’m not biased or drunk enough to disagree with them. Meanwhile Seattle has...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Injury Update: Bruce Irvin still recovering from hip surgery

The Seattle Seahawks surprisingly used the 15th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft on Bruce Irvin, and he rewarded them with eight sacks as a rookie. Last season was derailed early by a four-game suspension for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy, and Irvin finished with just two sacks in 12 games as he was moved to linebacker primarily.Irvin had hip surgery...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin Tweets hip feels “100 times better”

One of the bigger injury-related questions for the Seahawks as training camp nears on July 25 is the status of linebacker/defensive end Bruce Irvin, who had hip surgery in the spring. Coach Pete Carroll said at the end of mini-camp that Irvin might be the most questionable of any of Seattle’s injured players — of which there aren’t many — to be ready for the beginning of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin feels his surgery was a success; Tweets he is 100% better

Seahawks Linebacker Bruce Irvin had hip surgery this offseason and is questionable for the start of camp. Over the weekend Irvin tweeted that he is feeling good. @BIrvin_WVU11: Rehabbing sucks! But man my hip feels 100 times better! This is great news for the Super Bowl Champs. Irvin is a great edge rusher who has […] The post Bruce Irvin feels his surgery was a success; Tweets...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin says his hip feels 100 times better

Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin tweeted that his surgically repaired hip feels great. Rehabbing sucks! But man my hip feels 100 times better! — Bruce Irvin (@BIrvin_WVU11) July 12, 2014 With training camp weeks away this is great news. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ Bruce Irvin Says He’d Never Pay $64k Rookie Dinner Bill

Quite a few people were unimpressed with Eagles lineman Evan Mathis tweeting out a picture of a hefty $64,000 restaurant bill, paid for by Philly rookies as a sort of “hazing” that has become vogue in the NFL. What this “rookie lesson,” as Mathis referred to it, is supposed to teach the Eagles draft picks is anyone’s guess, but Seahawks DE Bruce Irvin let his followers...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Seattle Seahawks sign Kevin Williams

The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams, reports ESPN’s Ed Werder. Williams and the Seahawks have reportedly agreed on a one-year deal. Former Vikings DT Kevin Williams has agreed to one-year contact with SB champion Seahawks for in excess of $2M, according to sources — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) June 12, 2014 Williams has spent...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll discusses Bruce Irvin’s hip surgery

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll indicated Monday that linebacker Bruce Irvin, who underwent hip surgery last week, might not be back by training camp. “He dealt with [the injury] for a long time,” Carroll said, per “It just got to the point where we thought it was better [for him to have the surgery] and have the chance to get him back by the start of the season...
Via Sports-Glory
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Irvin expected to be ready for the season

According to the Seattle Times,  Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll believes linebacker Bruce Irvin will be ready for the regular season after undergoing hip surgery. Carroll said LB Bruce Irvin, who had hip surgery last week, should be ready for the start of the season. He said Irvin had had issues with the hip for a while and it was finally decided to have the surgery to get it...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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