What Does the Bruce Irvin Suspension Mean for the Seattle Seahawks?

May 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Did you ever get the feeling that things were going too well? That odd sense of dread that comes just before the other shoe drops?
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll is having that kind of day.
The Seahawks got the first bad news of what has otherwise been a wildly successful offseason on Friday. As Lindsay Jones of USA Today reports, defensive end Bruce Irvin has been suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing-drug policy.
The second-year pro, who had 16 tackles, eight sacks and a forced fumble for the Seahawks in 2012, was contrite in a statement in which the 26-year-old stated he would not appeal the suspension:
I want to apologize to my teammates, coaches and Seahawks fans for making a mistake when I took a substance that is prohibited in the NFL without a medical exemption. I am extremely disappointed in the poor judgment I showed and take full responsibility for my actions,
Irvin's suspensi...

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