Seahawks Stock Report for Week 7

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Oct 18, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin (51) celebrates his sack against the Carolina Panthers during the first quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Stock Up: Bruce Irvin

Bruce Irvin has gotten off to a bit of a slow start in 2015, but he broke out in a big way this weekend. The West Virginia alum tallied two sacks against Cam Newton and the Panthers. Irvin finished the game with 5 total tackles.

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Irvin’s first sack came on third down of the Panthers’ opening drive. The 27-year-old took Newton down 8 yards behind the line of scrimmage to force a punt. Irvin’s second sack occurred during Carolina’s game winning drive in the 4th quarter. The Panthers had just crossed into Seattle territory when Irvin sacked Newton for a 9-yard loss.

Unfortunately, the Seahawks went on to lose the game, but Irvin did his best to slow down the Panthers’ attack. Hopefully, Bruce’s strong showing this past weekend will carry over into Thursday night’s big game against the 49ers.

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