Seattle’s Irvin undergoes hip surgery

Seattle’s Irvin undergoes hip surgery

Photo: KPUG

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin has undergone hip surgery, but the team has no timetable on his return.

A team spokesman confirmed Irvin’s surgery on Monday but had no details of what the surgery repaired.

Irvin started all 12 games last season after serving a four-game suspension at the start. The former first-round pick had 40 tackles, two sacks and an interception while making the transition from defensive end to outside linebacker. Irvin started Seattle’s first two playoff games but did not start in the Super Bowl.

Irvin tweeted Monday afternoon that he expects to be back by the start of training camp in July. He’s expected to compete for a starting spot at outside linebacker with Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Recent Headlines

in Local Sports

Week 6 prep football scoreboard

Lynden's Jordan Wittenberg

Jordan Wittenberg ran for two touchdowns and caught another to lead Lynden past Burlington-Edison on KPUG.

in Sports

NLDS: DeGrom outduels Kershaw, Mets beat Dodgers; Lackey dominates, Cards blank Cubs


Game 2 of the best-of-five series is Saturday. The Cardinals turn to lefty Jaime Garcia against Kyle Hendricks for the NL wild-card winners. Zach Greinke starts for the Dodgers against Noah Syndergaard for the Mets.

in Local Sports

Jackson left mark on Seahawks in start against Bengals


"I don't think any of us that were there at the time will ever forget how we felt about him and the courage that he showed and the toughness he showed and the resourcefulness to throw a football in the NFL with a torn pec," head coach Pete Carroll said

in Sports

ALDS: Alberto, Rangers beat Blue Jays in 14th; Royals even series with Astros

Rangers win in extras - Twitter

The Rangers take a 2-0 lead back to Texas for game three on Sunday.

in Sports

Bae leads an International team rally amid Mickelson mistake at Presidents Cup


Phil Mickelson and Zach Johnson were assessed a one-hole penalty at No. 7 when Mickelson used a different model golf ball, ultimately costing the Americans the match.