Larry Foote retires from football, will coach for Cardinals in 2015

Larry Foote has called it a career.  Rather than suiting up for a 14th season in the NFL, Foote will coach the inside linebackers for the Cardinals in 2015, per ESPN.  Foote, who played one season in Arizona, also played with the Pittsburgh Steelers on separate occasions and the Detroit Lions in 2009.  He is a two-time Super Bowl champion, winning both titles with the Steelers. (h/t ESPN)
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rebuilding A Champion: ILB Depth May Rival Recent Super Bowl Contenders

The Pittsburgh Steelers spent much of the time between their last playoff victory and now replenishing their roster in preparation for their next chance to make a push for a championship. Last season showed signs that the team was on its way out of that transitional phase after posting a division-winning 11-5 record following back to back .500 seasons. Still, the Steelers failed...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Examining Cardinals LB's in May

In the 2015 NFL Draft, the Arizona Cardinals targeted the linebacker position and specifically pass rushers a lot during the draft.It’s no secret that the Cardinals need help at all spots at the linebacker position, both inside and out as the team has lacked a consistent pass rush for a while. They also added help to the inside in free agency when they signed Sean Weatherspon.With...
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May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals open to trading WR Michael Floyd

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Michael Floyd is one of the key pieces in the Arizona Cardinals’ offense, but there is a chance that he won’t be back with the team next season. According to a report from Kent Somers, the Cardinals would be willing to listen to trade offers for Floyd if other teams came calling about him. #azcardinals will listen if a team calls w/interest...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Foote is still undecided about playing in 2015

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Larry Foote has taken on the role of inside linebackers coach this offseason, but that doesn't mean he has completely ruled out a return to the Cardinals in 2015. Foot says he is still "50-50" on whether he wants to return or not, but coach Bruce Arians has said he must make a decision by the time rosters are cut down to 75 players. Foot told the Arizona...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Foote Takes On A New Role With the Arizona Cardinals

Larry Foote spent the 2014 season as a stalwart on the field with the Arizona Cardinals. The linebacker played 995 of 996 defensive snaps last season before missing the season finale with an injury. The durable linebacker will not miss a single snap in 2015 for one simple reason. He won’t be on the field. The Arizona Cardinals released Larry Foote late last week, according to Pro...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release Veteran LB Larry Foote

The Arizona Cardinals have released veteran LB Larry Foote on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions release. Alex Marvez mentioned earlier in the day that the Cardinals were adding Foote to their coaching staff, so  this appears to be an indication that he was prepared to move on and end his NFL career. Cardinals HC Bruce Arians said that Foote is still undecided whether...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Foote could join the Cardinals coaching staff if he decides to retire

Arizona Cardinals LB Larry Foote just finished his 13th season in the NFL. With Foote set to become a free agent this off-season, most people are curious to see return to the team. Now that defensive coordinator Todd Bowles has left to be a head coach, a new opportunity has presented itself for Foote. According to the Arizona Republic, Foote could join the Cardinals coaching staff if...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Larry Foote

Today’s review covers the man who stepped up big in the middle this year and could be a future coach for the Arizona Cardinals, Larry Foote.Height: 6’1 Weight: 239 D.O.B.: June 12, 1980School: Michigan Experience: 13 Position: LBGoing Into Season:After the Cardinals lost Karlos Dansby to Free Agency and Daryl Washington to suspension, Larry Foote was brought in on a veteran...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Foote Sends the Right Message

Arizona Cardinals linebacker Larry Foote had a radio interview Monday with 93.7 FM (The Fan) in Pittsburgh and it has raised some controversy regarding his comments about Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch. Here’s what he said, via Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk. “You hear in the media, he always mentions his foundation and what he likes to do for the city of Oakland,” Foote...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Foote Wants Marshawn Lynch To Obey

Nail, Meet FooteSo the story on the World Wide Lemur today is that Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is sending the wrong message to children, what with his refusal to talk to print media, and his penchant for touchdown celebrations involving the crotch. This is all according to ex-Steelers and Cardinals LB Larry Foote (who?), who states that Lynch's charitable works don't matter...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Steelers LB Larry Foote Might Join Cardinals Coaching Staff Should He Retire

Including the playoffs, veteran linebacker Larry Foote played 1,100 snaps in 2014 for the Arizona Cardinals and that in itself deserves respect as the 34-year-old former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive captain tore his biceps in the 2013 regular season opener against the Tennessee Titans. Immediately after the Cardinals were bounced in the first round of the […] Report: Former Steelers...
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February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals begin search for Bowles' replacement

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Todd Bowles' departure was a matter of when, not if. The Cardinals defensive coordinator had been a hot commodity in coaching searches after his first year on the job, and the statistical drops in his unit's performance this season didn't douse that fire because the unit overachieved in the face of multiple injuries.  "We've been talking about him leaving since...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Three players who should retire this offseason

Acknowledging the end is difficult for any football player. A successful career often means at least a decade of preparing both mentally and physically each week—and going through the grind of each offseason—for one day: Sunday. There’s a routine that becomes muscle memory, and it’s easy to understand why there could be a feeling of overwhelming blankness when a player finally...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Three NFL players who should retire this offseason

Acknowledging the end is difficult for any football player. A successful career often means at least a decade of preparing both mentally and physically each week—and going through the grind of each offseason—for one day: Sunday. There’s a routine that becomes muscle memory, and it’s easy to understand why there could be a feeling of overwhelming blankness when a player finally...
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January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals believe they can overcome adversity again

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The storyline of the Cardinals' season has been overcoming adversity. Arizona has lost impact players on both sides of the ball, including inside linebacker Daryl Washington, outside linebacker John Abraham, defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, quarterbacks Carson Palmer, Drew Stanton and running back Andre Ellington. Somehow, the Cardinals matched a franchise high in...
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January 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Pivotal calls help Cardinals save season

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The next time Cardinals fans want to complain about getting the short end of the officiating stick, they would do well to remember the Chiefs game. Arizona hasn't benefitted from many breaks on the injury front this season, but two pivotal calls by the officials on Sunday may have saved their season in a 17-14 win over Kansas City at University of Phoenix Stadium...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Quotable: Arizona Cardinals Have a New Love Interest

It’s true that the Arizona Cardinals have a new woman in their life. It won’t be one that makes TMZ gawk and write on their website. We’ll let iinebacker Larry Foote introduce you to her. “We’re going to find out about the 2014 Cardinals this week,” linebacker Larry Foote said in a Darren Urban column on the team’s site.. “Adversity is here. I’m kind of excited...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Mailbag: Who’s the MVP of the First Half?

Each week, we take questions from you and answer them here. Send them into us on our Twitter feed (@Cover32_ARI) and we’ll answer them here. This week, we take on a question of value. Who is the MVP of the season so far for the Cardinals?– Jeff in Mesa Thanks for the question, Jeff. It’s a tough one to figure out and we’ll limit it to the players themselves since we know...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Foote on Cardinals' start: 'You've got to think about January'

TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Cardinals got an unexpected present when both the Seahawks and 49ers lost on Sunday while Arizona won in Oakland. But in case anybody was feeling good, veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote had a reminder. "If it's playoffs you can start looking at yourself a little bit, but right now means nothing," Foote said. "You can lose five in a row so easily in this league...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals know Broncos not just another game

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Some of the Arizona Cardinals are saying Sunday's matchup in Denver is just another game. Inside linebacker Larry Foote and coach Bruce Arians know otherwise. ''This ain't no normal game,'' Foote said. ''I know if we get this victory, a lot more cameras are going to be in this locker room. ... It's a statement game.'' A victory would leave the Cardinals unbeaten...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
September 09, 2014  |  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 two minutes...
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September 09, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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