Foote Released, Other News

Linebacker Released

Former Steelers Linebacker Larry Foote

Former Steelers Linebacker Larry Foote

The question regarding linebacker Larry Foote’s future was partially answered on Monday when he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Foote had been seeking either a release or trade and finally got his wish. The Steelers got almost $3M in cap space for the 2009 season.

Sweed Impresses in Mini Camp

Sweed Impresses in Mini Camp

Sweed Impresses in Mini Camp

If I had to pick one player I was most impressed with (outside of the obvious), I would have to say second-year receiver Limas Sweed. Everyone is aware of his struggles last season. But during this three-day camp, Sweed received a lot of reps and made a lot of plays. The 2008 second-round pick will be relied upon this season and it looks like he’s making significant strides.
- AFC North Blog, James Walker

Parker Wants to Remain with Steelers

Willie Parker enters the last year of his contract in the 2009 season. Did he consider a hold out?

“That will take care of itself,” he said of his contract situation. “The Steelers gave me a chance and I am proud and happy to be a Steeler. That’s all I can say about that. Whatever happens, happens. As of right now, I am just getting ready for this season and have to make the best of it.”
- Post Gazette

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