On Sunday, linebacker Bruce Irvin will make worldwide NFL historical past when the Seattle Seahawks and Tampa Bay Buccaneers kick off in Munich, Germany.
As CBS Sports activities’ John Breech factors out, Germany checks off the fifth nation Irvin’s performed an everyday season sport in, setting a brand new NFL report.
Sunday’s journey to Germany will likely be Irvin’s third worldwide cease with the Seahawks. In 2012, Irvin and the Seahawks thrashed the Buffalo Payments, 50-17, north of the border in Canada. And, in 2018, Irvin and the Seahawks made the journey throughout the pond blowing out the then-Oakland Raiders, 27-3, in England.
The 35-year-old made two journeys to Mexico with the Raiders in 2016 and 2017 earlier than returning to England two seasons later as a member of the Carolina Panthers.
Signed in October, Irvin is in his third stint with the Seahawks. Irvin, who spent the primary 4 seasons (2012-15) of his NFL profession and two video games in 2020 with the Seahawks, informed Fox 13 that Seattle was “residence,” including, “What different technique to exit? One final trip with the Seahawks.”
In final week’s 31-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals, Irvin posted his first sack as a Seahawk since 2015. Irvin has seven tackles (three for loss), enjoying 54% of the crew’s defensive snaps.