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Playing For More Than A Paycheck: Bruce Irvin Joins The Atlanta Falcons

After being released from the slow-moving train wreck that is the Oakland Raiders franchise, defensive end Bruce Irvin did what many people expected he would: he signed a contract with a potential playoff team. It just wasn't the team that many ...

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Falcons sign ex-Raider Bruce Irvin to one-year deal

Bruce Irvin found a home quickly. The Atlanta Falcons announced Wednesday morning they've agreed to terms with the Ex-Oakland Raiders pass rusher to a one-year deal. Irvin was cut by the Raiders over the weekend. With $3.8 million left on his contract, ...


Falcons agree to terms with Bruce Irvin, who says he turned down more money ...

The Falcons will add defensive end Bruce Irvin days after he was released by the Raiders, the team announced Wednesday morning. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora identified the Falcons -- along with the Patriots and Seahawks -- as a likely ...


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Bruce Irvin, Falcons Agree to 1-Year Contract After Raiders Release

The Atlanta Falcons and pass-rusher Bruce Irvin agreed to a one-year contract Wednesday. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Falcons plan to utilize him against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Irvin, an Atlanta native, spoke with ESPN's Vaughn ...

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Bruce Irvin to sign with hometown Falcons; Deion Jones to return to practice

The Atlanta Falcons bolstered their pass rush by adding Bruce Irvin, and they could be getting another key player back for their defense. Irvin, an Atlanta native who went to high school in nearby Stone Mountain, Georgia, agreed to terms on a one-year ...


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Bruce Irvin chooses hometown Atlanta Falcons over Seahawks, everyone else

Bruce Irvin is going home. And his home is Atlanta, not Seattle. The new free agent linebacker and former Seahawks Super Bowl starter announced Wednesday morning he was signing with his hometown Atlanta Falcons for the rest of this season.

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Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

The Falcons finally land Bruce Irvin, who could help

I tend to be leery about in-season NFL acquisitions. In Bruce Irvin, the Atlanta Falcons are getting someone the 1-7 Raiders waived, and if he'd been all that great the Raiders mightn't be 1-7. But I'm willing, ahem, to waive my usual skepticism for a ...

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Falcons bolster pass rush by adding veteran Bruce Irvin

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons made a move to bolster their lackluster pass rush by agreeing to a one-year deal with defensive end Bruce Irvin on Wednesday, reuniting the veteran with coach Dan Quinn. Irvin, %href_on(file: Copyright ...


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Raiders release highest-paid defensive player Bruce Irvin after role ...

The Raiders will release pass rusher Bruce Irvin, reports The Athletic's Vic Tafur. The move comes two days after Irvin played just nine snaps in Oakland's 34-3 loss to the 49ers, a team that was forced to start undrafted Nick Mullens at quarterback ...



DE Bruce Irvin to be released by Raiders

"We would like to thank Bruce Irvin for his years of service to the Oakland Raiders and we wish him the best,'' general manager Reggie McKenzie said. Irvin was named a defensive captain before the start of the season but saw his playing time diminish ...