Bruce Irvin’s four-game suspension was obviously the big news of Friday. Here’s our story, as well as that from ESPN.com, the ESPN NFC West blog and USA Today. And a 49ers’ defender has no sympathy for Irvin.
In other news. …
— Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com lists the most pressing need for every NFL team, and cites the pass rush for the Seahawks — the Irvin suspension won’t help there;
— The Cowboys are studying the Seahawks’ defense;
— Here’s one vote for the Seahawks as the No. 5 seed in the NFC this year;
— And here’s a vote for Russell Wilson as the No. 11 QB in the NFL;
— The ESPN NFC West blog examines key players coming back from injury on each team;
— And which NFC West team has had the most starts by rookies the last three years;
— FieldGulls assesses Golden Tate’s contract year;
— More on tryout signee Victor Marshall;
— And The Sporting News has odds for every NFC West team.