Steelers Stats Change: Larry Foote Credited With Forced Fumble Against Broncos
Bob Labriola reports Wednesday via Twitter that there has now been an official stats change in the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-19 loss Sunday night against the Denver Broncos. According to Labriola, linebacker Larry Foote has now been credited with a forced fumble on the play that Broncos running back Willis McGahee fumbled in the first quarter of action. The fumble was recovered by linebacker LaMarr Woodley.
Official stats change: Larry Foote now credited with a forced fumble on the play where LaMarr Woodley recovered the ball.
— Bob Labriola (@BobLabriola) September 12, 2012
You can see the animated gif below of the play where Foote knocks the ball out as he his falling backwards. It was not text book, but the Steelers defense will take any and every turnover that they can get this season.