Pittsburgh re-signed Foote on Tuesday.|||||||
Foote also came back to Pittsburgh last season and will stay at inside linebacker, where the other starter, James Harrison, was released this week. Foote got a three-year deal.
Foote is returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers, signing a three-year contract after a season in Detroit.|||||||
Foote started for the Steelers when they won the Super Bowl during the 2004 and 2008 seasons, but chose to sign with his hometown Lions last year because he knew the Steelers planned to make Lawrence Timmons a starter. Foote knows the Steelers' system and provides flexibility at a position which features 35-year-old James Farrior.
The Arizona Cardinals have welcomed free agent linebacker Foote for a visit.|||||||
Foote, an inside linebacker, led Detroit in tackles last season despite missing two games. He started every game for Pittsburgh from 2004 to 2008.
Foote will miss Sunday's game against the Bears with a foot injury.|||||||
Foote will be replaced in the starting lineup by DeAndre Levy.
Foote is in the lineup for Sunday's game at Minnesota.|||||||
Foote was listed as questionable this week because of a knee injury, but he has started every game since the beginning of the 2004 season, 89 straight.