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Larry Foote Officially Released By Steelers; Your Move, Lions

Published by on May 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Detroit Lions opted to pass on the top-rated middle linebackers in the draft, and Larry Foote may be the reason why.

Foote is a Michigan man. He was born in Detroit, went to high school at Pershing High, and played his college ball at the University of Michigan.

He has a soft spot in his heart for his hometown. He has recently talked to the media about his desire to play for the Lions, saying, "Detroit is always No. 1."

One of his friends, Brian Blackburn, told the local Detroit media, "He wants to come back here. This is the last year of his contract, and he wants to come back here and play for the Lions for about four years and call it quits after that."

Foote later denied...

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