Patriots offered DE Bruce Irvin more money before he signed with Falcons

New Falcons DE Bruce Irvin says Patriots offered more money

Irvin played just nine snaps in the Raiders' 34-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night and was believed to be on the block prior to the trade deadline. Now it's a reality. Irvin, 31, should help bolster the pass rush working alongside former sack champ Vic Beasley Jr. and Takk McKinley.

He told ESPN: "This was a dream [come] true".

While many people believe that professional football players can lack passion due to the reimbursements they receive, you won't have to look any further than Irvin's signing Wednesday.

The Falcons (4-4) are slated to visit the Browns (2-6-1) at 1 p.m. ET Sunday.

Irvin hasn't been ashamed to talk about his troubled past, but it's simply motivation for him to strive for more.

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Irvin, who has 40 sacks and 15 forced fumbles in his career, has reunited with former Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.

Irvin was having a rough year in Oakland under coach Jon Gruden (just like every other member of the organization).

It will be interesting to see if the Steelers eventually do add another pass rusher for this stretch run. "He is familiar with our scheme and we are familiar with his strengths, so we are looking forward to getting him on the field as soon as possible". That's how much winning and competing in the ATL would mean to Irvin, though.

He's played with the Seahawks and Raiders in his seven years in the league with his best year coming last year with Oakland when he had 58 tackles and eight sacks.

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