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Arizona Cardinals rally in opener

The Arizona Cardinals beat the San Diego Chargers 18-17 in the late Monday Night Football game. In what ESPN color commentator Trent Dilfer predicted to be an offensive display, the defenses stole the show. As much as I want to mercilessly ridicule Dilfer for making a wrong prediction, I can’t. It was logical to think that this game would be a shootout. DVOA is a stat coined by...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Foote fits Cardinals' needs like pair of comfortable slippers

 GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals pursued veteran linebacker Larry Foote for two years before finally landing him this offseason. Now that they have him, it is easy to understand coach Bruce Arians' infatuation.  Foote made the play that sealed the Cardinals' 18-17 victory over San Diego on Monday by deflecting Philip Rivers' pass at the line of scrimmage in the final...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals veterans say run defense is all about desire

Building an NFL defense that can effectively stop the run requires the proper ingredients. It takes more than just snarling linebackers and blood-spitting defensive linemen who can wrap up and tackle and hit their gaps. "You want to know what it takes? I'll tell you what it takes," Cardinals veteran linebacker Larry Foote said. "You've got to have guys who...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Larry Foote Still Has Love For Pittsburgh, And His Buckeye Replacement

Larry Foote once left the Pittsburgh Steelers voluntarily, having become all too aware that he would soon be demoted to make room for third-year linebacker Lawrence Timmons in the starting lineup. He asked for his released and signed on with his hometown Detroit Lions for a season before realizing that he would rather be a […] Larry Foote Still Has Love For Pittsburgh, And His...
Via Steelers Depot
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Foote Predicts Joey Porter Will Be An NFL Head Coach One Day

Should Pittsburgh Steelers defensive assistant and former outside linebacker Joey Porter ever become a head coach in the NFL, you can credit his former teammate Larry Foote as being the first to go on record and predicting it would happen. “I think he’s going to be a head coach in this league one day,” Foote […] Larry Foote Predicts Joey Porter Will Be An NFL Head Coach...
Via Steelers Depot
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie LB Ryan Shazier Has Two Traits That Keith Butler Really Likes

Rookie Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier wears the number that previously belonged to Larry Foote and his position coach doesn’t think the similarities between the two players stops there. “He reminds me a lot of Larry Foote in terms of football intelligence,” said linebackers coach Keith Butler of Shazier after Tuesday’s practice. “He is a […] Steelers Rookie...
Via Steelers Depot
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Who is the Next Man Up for the Arizona Cardinals at Inside Linebacker?

Larry Foote (50) and Kevin Minter (51) are currently running with the first team defense in OTA’s (photo courtesy of AZCardinals.com)   Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians made it very clear on Monday’s press conference after the start of the final week of OTA’s, saying this is the last time his Cardinals will talk about Daryl Washington by the team or any according ...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Foote is looking to get his foot in the door with the Cardinals

  Photo credit: fansided.com   Twelve-year veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote has found a comfort zone with the Arizona Cardinals defense. Or as he likes to call it, Heaven. As a guest this past Wednesday on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM, Foote expressed those sentiments to Bickley and Marotta. “If you’re a linebacker, this is heaven for you,” he said. “With the guys up...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Is In ‘Heaven’ With Cardinals

Blitzzona certainly doesn’t have the same ring to it as Blitzburgh does, but in the case of former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote, that’s exactly what he sees his new team, the Arizona Cardinals, as being. “I was watching these guys (Cardinals defense) last year and seeing they led the league in blitzing, and as […] Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Is In ‘Heaven’...
Via Steelers Depot
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Foote’s One-Year Contract With The Cardinals Worth $1.02 Million

As expected, the one-year contract that former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote signed with the Arizona Cardinals earlier this week was a veteran qualifying deal. Foote, who just over a month ago said he wouldn't accept a deal at the minimum level, is scheduled to earn a base salary of $955,000 in 2014. He also […] Larry Foote’s One-Year Contract With The Cardinals...
Via Steelers Depot
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Foote Signs With Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals are still making moves to better their roster the day before the 2014 NFL draft. Arizona Cardinals have added veteran Linebacker Larry Foote, according to The Associated Press on Wednesday. The former Pittsburgh Steeler spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh and was proven to be a valuable asset, until last year when he only played one game before rupturing his right...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign LB Larry Foote

The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Steelers linebacker Larry Foote to a one-year deal. The #AZCardinals have signed LB @LarryFoote313 to a one-year contract. Foote (6-1, 239) is a 12-year @nfl vet. #nfl pic.twitter.com/bXTTn3vYEc — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) May 7, 2014 Foote spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh but played in just one game last year before rupturing his right biceps.
Via Thacover2
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign LB Larry Foote

The Arizona Cardinals have signed former Steelers linebacker Larry Foote to a one-year deal. The #AZCardinals have signed LB @LarryFoote313 to a one-year contract. Foote (6-1, 239) is a 12-year @nfl vet. #nfl pic.twitter.com/bXTTn3vYEc — Arizona Cardinals (@AZCardinals) May 7, 2014 Foote spent 12 seasons in Pittsburgh but played in just one game last year before rupturing his right biceps.
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Sign ILB Larry Foote

It appears as though the Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran ILB Larry Foote to a contract. AZ birdgang!!!!!!!! — Larrry Foote (@LarryFoote313) May 7, 2014 The Associated Press is reporting that the Cardinals have in fact signed Foote to a one-year contract.  The idea of Foote joining the Cardinals was floated back in March by Mike Garafolo, so this shouldn’t come as a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign LB Larry Foote

The Arizona Cardinals have signed veteran linebacker Larry Foote to a one-year deal, according to multiple reports. The 12-year veteran will provide insurance at the middle linebacker spot after a difficult off-season for the position. Former middle linebacker Karlos Dansby bolted for Cleveland in free agency. Daryl Washington’s availability is up in the air after he plead guilty...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals ink ILB Larry Foote to 1-year deal

Cardinals signed ILB Larry Foote to a one-year contract. Foote is 33 and coming off a biceps tear, but can at least provide some depth and play on special teams. The Cardinals need help at inside linebacker with Daryl Washington facing another suspension, Karlos Dansby fleeing to the Browns, and Lorenzo Alexander coming off a Lisfranc injury. A two-down run stopper, Foote will likely...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Cardinals Sign Former Steelers LB Larry Foote

According to several Tuesday evening reports, the Arizona Cardinals have signed former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote. Foote, who has started 119 of 172 games during his 12-year career, was released by the Steelers back in March. Last season, Foote only started and played in one game due to a biceps injury suffered in the […] Report: Cardinals Sign Former Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Sign Larry Foote

Photo credit: pittsburghsportingnews.com The Miami Herald has reported that veteran linebacker Larry Foote has signed a one year deal with the Arizona Cardinals. While he is no longer a high quality starting option, Foote brings valuable experience to Arizona’s young linebacker corps. He has won two Super Bowls in his 12 year career, as well as starting 119 games. The move is reminiscent...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals sign LB Larry Foote to 1-year contract

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Arizona Cardinals have added linebacker Larry Foote to their roster, giving him a chance to extend his NFL career to a 13th season. Foote confirmed Tuesday he signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals. He has started 10 postseason games and won two Super Bowls, giving Arizona's defense an experienced player as the franchise makes a push to earn a spot...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Pittsburgh Steelers eyeing any inside linebackers in the draft?

The inside linebacker position is in pretty good shape for the Pittsburgh Steelers. There’s All-World ILB Lawrence Timmons who at times looks like he is using rockets to move instead of his legs. Then, there’s the surprising play of now sophomore ILB Vince Williams who filled in more than admirably for the injured Larry Foote last season. These two look to have the inside track...
Via cover32 - Steelers
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Wants To Play In 2014, But Not For The Veteran Minimum

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote wants to play a 13th season in the NFL, but he's only willing to do so if a team pays him what he thinks that he's worth. "I got a couple offers," Foote said in a Thursday morning interview on 93.7 The Fan. "I don’t want to come off […] Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Wants To Play In 2014, But Not For The...
Via Steelers Depot
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fox Sports 1 Reporter Thinks Cardinals Might Have Interest Again In Former Steelers LB Larry Foote

Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Larry Foote has been out of sight and out of mind being as he has been on a Steelers-themed cruise following his release, but now that's he back home, speculation is mounting that he could start making some visits starting next week. Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports 1 has taken the easy route with his speculation, as he tweeted Sunday that the...
Via Steelers Depot
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Could Be An Option For ILB Larry Foote

  Mike Garafolo suggests the Arizona Cardinals as a team to watch in regards to veteran ILB Larry Foote. Garafolo points out that the Cardinals showed interest in Foote last year before he ultimately re-signed with the Steelers. According to Garafolo, Foote had obligations to attend to last week, so his market is expected to pick up in the coming days. Arizona has shown plenty...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steelers Linebacker Larry Foote Still Wants To Play In 2014

According to Josina Anderson, former Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Larry Foote is not planning on retiring. In fact, he’s hoping to catch on with a team soon, rather than spend the offseason not knowing what the future holds. Anderson spoke with the free agent linebacker on the phone yesterday morning about his plans for the future and Tweeted about the conversation. Foote...
Via Steelers Depot
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Steeler Larry Foote not planning to retire

getty images Free agent linebacker Larry Foote is not ready to retire from the NFL. The 33-year-old was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers last Wednesday. After missing nearly all of the 2013 season there does not figure to be much of a market for Foote. Just got off the phone with LB Larry Foote. Foote told me he has no immediate plans to retire and he'd still like to play...
Via Tireball.com
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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