• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin is active for Sunday's game

    Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin (ribs) is active for Sunday's game in Green Bay, the Seattle Times reports. Irvin was listed as questionable, but he'll play for a second straight week. He had four tackles (two solo) and a fumble recovery in Week 1, playing the vast majority of defensive snaps.

  • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin: 'I would love to be in Seattle'

    Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin, who in May said that he was going to play for the Falcons after his contract runs out, told NFL.com during a football camp Saturday that he "would love to be in Seattle." The Seahawks did not pick up Irwin's option, preferring to wait until after the upcoming season to discuss a new deal, which did not sit well with the linebacker. However, he appeared to soften his stance when asked about his football future. "I have one year left. I would love to be in Seattle. That was the team that gave me a chance when nobody else did," Irvin said. "A lot of people told me I wasn't a first-round pick, but Pete (Carroll) and (general manager) John Schneider took a chance on me, so like I said I would love to be there, but I'm just going to go out here, I've been working my butt off, I'm going to go out here and have the biggest year of my career next year." It behooves Irwin to play at a high level, since he would likely command a big payday on the open market as a free agent.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Seahawks' Bruce Irvin says he wants to play for Falcons

    Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin recently indicated his preference to play for former Seahawks assistant coach Dan Quinn in Atlanta, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "I wanna be there," Irvin said, referring to the Falcons. The Seahawks recently bypassed the fifth-year option on his contract and Irvin can become an unrestricted free agent after the 2015 season.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Seahawks decline to exercise Bruce Irvin's option

    Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin will become an unrestricted free agent in 2016 after the team decided not to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract for the 2016 season, reports the Seattle Times. The Seahawks would've owed Irvin $7.8 million had they picked up the option. Despite not picking up the option, coach Pete Carroll had previously said Irvin is in the team's long-term plans. "If we pick up Bruce's option it's a great thing, if we don't pick up Bruce's option it only means we aren't picking it up... We want him to be here for a long time," Carroll said.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Pete Carroll says Seahawks aren't trading Bruce Irvin

    Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin has been the subject of trade rumors throughout the draft, but coach Pete Carroll put them to rest. "Bruce has done a great job for us," Carroll told ESPN. "We love him and we want him to be here. Somebody started that rumor about us wanting to trade him. That's not what's going on." Carroll also denied that the Seahawks' second-round pick, pass rusher Frank Clark , had anything to do with the possibility of being without Irvin.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Seahawks undecided on fifth-year option for Bruce Irvin

    Seahawks general manager John Schneider said the team has not decided whether to pick up the fifth-year option on Bruce Irvin's contract, reports the Everett Herald. The option would pay Irvin $7.75 million in 2016. In 2014, Irvin totaled 37 tackles and 6 1/2 sacks.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Falcons deny interest in trading for Seahawks' Bruce Irvin

    Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff denied rumors that the team was interested in trading for Seahawks LB Bruce Irvin. Reports had the Falcons pursuing Irvin prior to Thursday's first round of the draft. "He's under contract," Dimitroff said in an appearance on Atlanta's 92.9 FM, Friday morning. "I didn't give it a second thought."

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Report: Seahawks will decline option on Bruce Irvin, Falcons trade possible

    The Seahawks will decline the fifth-year option on linebacker Bruce Irvin, according to a report by Ian Rapoport. The option would have paid Irvin $7.75 million in 2016. On the heels of that report, Pro Football Talk reported that the Falcons are in trade discussions to acquire Irvin.

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Seahawks' Irvin fined $10K, Bennett fined $8K in Super Bowl scuffle

    The NFL has fined two Seahawks for striking Patriots players at the end of Super Bowl XLIX, which resulted in a 28-24 New England win. Outside linebacker Bruce Irvin was fined $10,000 and defensive end Michael Bennett was fined $8,268, according to the Everett Herald. Both players were involved in a scuffle as the Patriots attempted to run out the clock following Malcolm Butler's game-clinching interception. Patriots tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Michael Hoomanawanui were also involved and fined $8,268 apiece.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Bruce Irvin, DeShawn Shead ready to roll

    Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin (oblique) and cornerback DeShawn Shead (knee) are active for Monday's game at Washington after being listed as probable on the injury report.