Bruce Irvin Comments on Raiders Defense, Khalil Mack and More

May 30, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oakland Raiders linebacker Bruce Irvin appears confident about his new team's playoff chances this upcoming season, as he sees his team breaking out in 2016.
Irvin, who signed with Oakland during the offseason, said he was brought in to be a leader for a young team. The former Seattle Seahawks defender feels the Raiders are ready to take the next step, per ESPN.com's Paul Gutierrez:
You have a lot of guys who are willing to listen to the older guys, so that’s the greatest thing about coming to a situation like this ... I have to say, it’s a bunch of guys who are hungry. They are ready to take the next step. We know what we have to do. We’ve seen the blueprint to win a Super Bowl -- it’s running the ball and playing great defense. I think we are ready to take that next step and really capture this AFC West.
Oakland has not made the playoffs since appearing in the Super Bowl during the 2002 campaign.
Irvin went on to say the key for Seattl...

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