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Bruce Irvin reacts to KJ Wright joining 49ers coaching staff: ‘Terrible!’

Over the weekend, the 12th Man was treated to news that did not seem to please anyone. Former Seattle Seahawks great and founding member of the Legion of Boom, K.J. Wright, is joining the San Francisco 49ers coaching staff. The rivalry between the Seahawks and 49ers is as deep as it gets in this league when it comes to pure hate between teams and fanbases.

It turns out the hate still lingers among former players as well, especially for other Legion of Boomers. Fellow linebacker and pass rush specialist Bruce Irvin took to Twitter to react to the news of his former teammate joining San Francisco in a now-deleted tweet.

Of course, it is hard to imagine Irvin is truly angry at his former teammate. Objectively it is a great opportunity for Wright if he wants to get into coaching. That being said, it is also hard to disagree with Irvin’s sentiments.

The 49ers are easily Seattle’s biggest rival, and any game between them and the Seahawks from 2012-2014 was practically a clash of the Titans. Wright and Irvin were involved in plenty of games that made life miserable for those playing for San Francisco.

Seeing Wright in the red and gold will be a tough sight for 12’s.

Story originally appeared on Seahawks Wire