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Lions Moving Ahead One Foote at a Time

Published by on May 5, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Associated Press is reporting Tuesday night that former Steelers middle linebacker and Michigan native, Larry Foote, has agreed to a one year contract with the Detroit Lions.

With the emergence of Lawrence Timmons in the Steelers defense and a high salary cap deeming Foote expendable, Pittsburgh released the veteran of two Super Bowl Championship teams.

Foote stated Tuesday night that all that was left to do was sign the deal on Wednesday.

The move should help to fill a huge hole in the Lions defense, a hole that many fans thought would be filled on draft day when USC's Rey Maualuga and Ohio State's Jim Laurinaitis slipped to the Lions picks at No. 20 and then No. 33 overall.

Instead, and...

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