• Seahawks want to use Irvin at linebacker

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 10, 2013
    Irvin’s strength is his speed and ability to play in space, and the Seahawks want to find more ways to get that on the field. According to Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune, the Seahawks want to use Irvin as an outside linebacker, and will have him competing for a starting job with Malcolm Smith. However, coach Pete Carroll said in June that that doesn’t mean you won’t see Irvin playing in a down position on the line anymore. There are reasonable physical comparisons to be made with Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller, and Irvin has shown in limited work that he can make an impact on third downs. “He’s extremely versatile, and that’s why we’ve loved him from the start,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. “He’s really fast. The Seahawks brought in some veteran pass-rush help with Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett this year and hope to have Chris Clemons well by the start of the regular season after his playoff ACL tear. With training camp now just 15 days away, I thought I’d start previewing the season with 15 questions about this season one to count down each day until camp begins.
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