LB Foote to visit Redskins and Cardinals next week
Free agent linebacker Larry Foote says he has visits scheduled
next week with the Washington Redskins and Arizona Cardinals.
Foote told The Associated Press on Friday night both teams are
good fits for him, playing 3-4 defenses with coaches he is familiar
with from the Pittsburgh Steelers. Foote says he will meet Monday
with the Redskins and Wednesday with the Cardinals.
He led the Detroit Lions with 99 tackles last year despite
missing two games with a foot injury.
The native of Detroit and former Michigan star signed a one-year
deal with the Lions last year and had 70 solo tackles, his highest
total since 2005.
Foote started every game for the Steelers from 2004-2008,
helping them win two Super Bowls after they drafted him in