Larry Foote Released, Motown Bound?


Published: April 28, 2009


... the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he might be bringing his act back home.

The Detroit native was mentioned in rumors of a possible return to Detroit earlier this offseason, according to acquaintances of the former Michigan linebacker.  Foote has been, or at least soon will be, granted his release from the Steelers, making him a free agent able to seek an accord with any club.

Foote has expressed a desire to make a positive impact on the local Detroit community, and he would fit nicely smack in the middle of a Lion defense that has had considerable trouble stopping the run in recent seasons.

Many fans question, and rightfully so, the ability of the undersized linebackers Detroit selected in the draft this past weekend to step in and make a difference in solidifying the middle of the Detroit defense.  Foote could be the answer to their prayers.

Only 28 and still productive, Foote was released primarily for financial reasons, though the Steelers did wa...

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