Steelers Sign LB Larry Foote To 3 Year Contract

Just as expected an old friend is coming back to the Steel City as linebacker Larry Foote has signed a 3 year, 9.3 million dollar contract with the Steelers on Monday morning according to ESPN\’s, Jason La Canfora. The deal reportedly includes a 1.8 million dollar signing bonus. Foote, who will be 30 in June, will provide depth at inside linebacker and will provide the Steelers a proven run-stopper.

According to John Clayton the contract is front loaded with Foote earning 3.9 million in year one. Going by those numbers, the contract probably looks similar to the numbers below: ETA: UPDATED real numbers below 2/21/12

YearBase SalarySigning BonusCap Charge
2010$2,100,000$600,000$2,700,000
2011$2,400,000$600,000$3,000,000
2012$3,000,000$600,000$3,600,000

edited for Catholic school math error.

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