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...
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11 days ago  |  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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Update On Former Steelers

Okay, it's not like the Steelers are being crippled by free agency losses or anything, but there are still now-former Steelers signing deals with new teams, and it's still fitting to remember those men who gave their blood, sweat, and tears to the Black and Gold. Ziggy Hood Evander "Ziggy" Hood was the Steelers' first-round draft pick in 2009, 32nd overall...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Leadership Is A Natural Part Of Roster Evolution

Leadership does not exist in a vacuum. It is not finite, and losing a source of leadership does not represent a lower ‘ceiling’ of leadership qualities. That is what the Pittsburgh Steelers are banking on this season, especially following the releases of linebackers Larry Foote and LaMarr Woodley, two of the most veteran players on the team. The loss of Foote is, of course, the...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Steelers Rebuilding This Offseason?

There has been some discussion this offseason over whether or not the Pittsburgh Steelers are actually ‘rebuilding’. It’s a none too surprising topic, given the team’s .500 record over the past two seasons, but is there evidence to support the argument? The Steelers have already allowed a handful of free agents to walk, many of whom there appeared to be little interest in...
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March 19, 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...
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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...
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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...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Larry Foote wants to play for a contender

Former Steelers LB Larry Foote who was released last week has no plans to retire. 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 for a contender. — Josina Anderson (@JosinaAnderson) March 10, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Need NFL Tickets...
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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...
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Foote does not want to retire yet; Wants to play for a contender

A few days ago Larry Foote was cut from the Pittsburgh Steelers, but the veteran linebacker is not ready to give up yet on his career.  Today he talked to Josina Anderson and it sounds like Foote is not willing to hang up his cleats yet. JosinaAnderson Just got off the phone with LB Larry […]The post Larry Foote does not want to retire yet; Wants to play for a contender appeared...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers LB Foote will be missed by many

James Farrior has been there. Two years ago, he was on the receiving end of a similar telephone call to the one Larry Foote surely received last week. Farrior recognized the voice instantly and knew the worst was coming. It was Mike Tomlin, telling him his time with the Steelers was finished. "That's when it really hit home," Farrior said Friday from his home in Houston...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerry Dulac: Sean Spence “Significantly Ahead” Of Schedule

Many people have commented on the release of veteran inside linebacker Larry Foote over the past couple days. Earlier, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gerry Dulac examined the release through the prism of how it relates to Sean Spence. In a blog post headed “What does Foote’s departure mean for Sean Spence?”, Dulac writes that “the peroneal nerve has regenerated and Spence...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Keisel might be at end of Steelers career

Larry Foote might not be the only veteran starter the Steelers lose from their defense. Brett Keisel might be leaving, too. Keisel, an eight-year starter on a defense that ranks No. 1 in the NFL during that period, hasn't been contacted by the Steelers about returning next season and is preparing to play elsewhere, according to his agent. Unlike Foote, who was released Wednesday...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Foote’s release does’t mean Sean Spence’s knee is healthy

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Even though the Steelers decided to to move on from veteran linebacker Larry Foote,  it doesn’t mean Sean Spence’s knee is ready for action, according to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The decision to release veteran Larry Foote does not mean the Steelers think Sean Spence...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Looking At The Decision To Move On From Larry Foote

The Pittsburgh Steelers releasing offensive tackle Levi Brown was just a matter of time. The organization’s decision to move on from inside linebacker Larry Foote at the same time was somewhat unexpected, though not entirely surprising. After all, the Steelers played almost all of the 2013 season without the aging signal caller, having handed the keys to the defense over to then...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers release Larry Foote, two other players

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Wednesday that they’ve released veteran linebacker Larry Foote, cornerback Curtix Brown and offensive lineman Levi Brown. We have released linebacker Larry Foote, cornerback Curtis Brown and offensive tackle Levi Brown. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers release veteran linebacker Larry Foote

The Steelers released linebacker Larry Foote. The veteran linebacker spent the past four seasons with Pittsburgh. He was originally selected by the Steelers in the fourth round (128th overall) of the 2002 NFL Draft and spent his first seven seasons in Pittsburgh before playing for the Detroit Lions in 2009. Foote started 104-of-158 regular season games played and 10-of-16 postsea...
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers release Larry Foote, Curtis Brown, Levi Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday that they have released linebacker Larry Foote, cornerback Curtis Brown and offensive tackle Levi Brown. Foote, a fourth round (128th overall) pick in 2002, started 104-of-158 regular season games played and 10-of-16 postseason games during his career with the Steelers. Curtis Brown played for the Steelers for three seasons after...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers release Larry Foote, Levi Brown in cap-saving moves

The Pittsburgh Steelers made more news on Wednesday as it is now being reported that linebacker Larry Foote, tackle Levi Brown and cornerback Curtis Brown have all been released. Foote only played in the season opener last season as a torn biceps suffered against the Tennessee Titans sidelined him for the rest of the season. Foote, who signed a three-year contract just last offseason...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Releasing OT Levi Brown & LB Larry Foote

The Steelers announced the release of veteran OT Levi Brown and LB Larry Foote on Wednesday. Foote, 33, has come up as a potential cap casualty in recent months as the Steelers work to get under the cap. Foote had two years remaining on his three-year, $5.5 million contract and would have made $1.5 million in each of the next two seasons. His cap figure was $1,833,333 and...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Pessimist’s Take – Projecting Health

For a team facing so much adversity in the past season and heading into the next with a litany of questions to address, it’s natural to consider the issues and how they can either go right or wrong, as well as how they will affect  the broader dynamics and future success of the team, both heading into this season and into the future. Though not statistically true, it is technically...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mapping Out The Steelers’ Free Agency Plans

With the salary cap now confirmed to be $10 million higher than last season—and nearly $7 million more than projected—the Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a much more favorable position to operate than was anticipated just a few weeks ago. The fact of the matter is that the Steelers are virtually already in cap compliance, which is certainly not something that can be said...
Via Steelers Depot
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Will the Steelers retain linbacker veteran Larry Foote?

As free agency is looming and the NFL franchise tag period ends on March 3rd, many teams are in serious talks to finalize and figure out on who and who not to keep on their rosters for the upcoming 2014 season. One of the main fixtures is linebacker Larry Foote, a 13-year veteran from the Pittsburgh Steelers. Foote has been a staple for the Steelers, playing in a solid 158 games...
Via NFL Injury Report
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Colbert Says Williams Really Solidified The Inside Spot Last Season

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Vince Williams certainly had some big shoes to fill during his rookie season when asked to take over the starting buck linebacker spot a few games after veteran Larry Foote was lost for the season. Despite an uneven year of learning on the job, however, general manager Kevin Colbert thought he represented himself well. "Vince Williams ended up...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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