Seahawks DE Bruce Irvin could see some time at outside linebacker.
Rookie DE Bruce Irvin will start Sunday's Divisional playoff game against the Falcons.
DE Bruce Irvin has set the Seahawks' rookie record for sacks with eight.
Seahawks first-round DE Bruce Irvin had two sacks in Week 5 and is up to 4.5 for the season.
Coach Pete Carroll brushed off first-round DE Bruce Irvin's zero sacks or tackles through three preseason games.
Seahawks first-round DE Bruce Irvin has been "the talk of training camp because of his quickness off the edge and his long wing span."
Two NFL general managers tell the National Football Post that they had Seahawks first-rounder Bruce Irvin rated as the best pass rusher in the draft.
Seahawks signed DE Bruce Irvin, the No. 15 overall pick, to a four-year, $9.34 million contract, including a $5 million signing bonus.
Seahawks expect first-round DE Bruce Irvin to eventually take over as the every-down "Leo".
GM John Schneider insists No. 15 pick Bruce Irvin was the top defensive player on the Seahawks' draft board.
Contrary to a previous report, coach Rex Ryan insists the Jets would not have selected Bruce Irvin had he made it to No. 16 overall.
Two GMs assure SI's Peter King that No. 15 overall pick Bruce Irvin still would have gone in the first round had the Seahawks passed on him.
One NFL GM explained to the Sports Xchange that Seahawks No. 15 overall pick Bruce Irvin was "arguably the hottest player in the whole draft" leading up to Thursday's first round.
Concerns about Seahawks first-round pick Bruce Irvin's character as well as his play reportedly led several NFL teams to either remove or downgrade him on their draft boards.