With Seattle’s season coming to an end on Sunday after a loss to the Panthers in the NFL Playoffs, Bruce Irvin is wet to become an unrestricted free-agent. As we attempt to read the tea leaves concerning his future, this piece of information could be key.
Today, NFL.com reported that Seahawks running back, Marshawn Lynch could possibly be on his way out of Seattle.
Why does this involve Bruce Irvin?
The Seahawks if they were actually to cut Marshawn Lynch, would free up around 6.5 million in cap in the upcoming season, and then another 10 million in 2017. This money is highly needed in the Seahawks front office with multiple contracts expiring this season, including Bruce Irvin.
After Irvin cleared out his locker on Monday, he was asked if he’d like to remain in Seattle.
Bruce Irvin just told me he could see himself giving Hawks a discount. Specifically mentioned 3-5 Mill a year deal. “Closer to 3″
— Dave Softy Mahler (@Softykjr) January 18, 2016
All in all, it should be a very interesting off season for WVUPros to say the least