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Old 12-20-2012, 02:25 PM   #25
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Default Re: Any updates on Sean Spence?

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Originally Posted by lloydwoodson View Post
Criticism of Foote is unfair. His weakness is openfield tackling and coverage. He has done a great job this year. Foote is an intelligent player who gets to the ball. On the D Murray run he got blocked backwards by Witten and this forced his center of gravity to be too high. Shit happens.
^^^^ This.

I started a thread on this before-- I cannot understand why Foote has never cozied up with the Steelers fanbase. He has never gotten the respect he is due around here.

He has only been a solid ILB for the league's best defense the last 10 years and helped us to get to and win 2 Superbowls.

He is still our best run-stuffer, our of the many LBers on our roster. Timmons is great in coverage, and has stepped up his game this year, but he used to get bulldozed like that routinely.



Foote also had to take over Potsie's playcalling duties-- which is HUGE. And we are still the #1 defense by a margin.
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