Report: Colts Free Agent LB Moise Fokou Scheduled For Visit With Steelers

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports on Twitter, the Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to meet with Indianapolis Colts free agent linebacker Moise Fokou later this week.

Fokou, 27, had 43 total tackles, 1 sack and 1 forced fumble in 2012. He was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the seventh-round of the 2009 draft. He was acquired by the Colts in a trade with the Eagles along with linebacker Greg Lloyd in exchange for cornerback Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft.

Fokou would be a BUCK linebacker prospect in the Steelers 3-4 defense.

2011 (EAGLES):

Competed in 11 games (seven starts) and totaled 27 tackles (15 solo) and one pass defensed.

Ranked second on the team with 10 special teams tackles before being placed on Injured Reserve on November 29.

Set a season-high seven tackles in the season opener at St. Louis (9/11).

2010 (EAGLES):

Saw action in all 16 contests (11 starts) and posted 41 tackles (33 solo), one sack, one pass defensed and two forced fumbles.

Led the team with 19 special teams tackles.

Started at linebacker and notched his first career forced fumble at San Francisco (10/10).

Registered his first career sack at the New York Giants (12/19) and contributed with a season-best seven tackles and a team-leading four special teams stops.

Finished with six tackles in the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers (1/9).

2009 (EAGLES):

In his rookie season, played in all 16 games (four starts) and contributed with 30 tackles (18 solo) and one pass defensed.

Tied for first on the team in special teams tackles (20) and recovered two fumbles on special teams.

Recovered a fumble on a kickoff return by Domenik Hixon against the New York Giants (11/1), which led to a field goal.

Started his first NFL game against Dallas (11/8) and recorded four tackles.

Set a career-high with nine tackles at San Diego (11/15).

Finished with three tackles in the team’s Wild Card Playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys (1/9).

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  • zyzak

    Ellerbee signs with Fish

  • Kevin Gobleck

    I’d be up to giving him a shot

  • Mikey Hoje

    I think Fokou could be…Irish

  • zyzak

    O’Fokou

  • steeltown

    Not sure the point of bringing this guy in… unless he’s cheaper than cheap.. although he sure looks like a damn good special teams player

  • mghjr88

    Thumbs down

  • LouPGH

    Hey guys, breaking news: the Steelers are going to bring me in for a workout at ILB. No, no. I’m not a football player; they’re just really desperate.

  • alex

    free comedy…get while its hot!

  • Busforever

    he’s got a good name for fans in stadium. Fokoooooouuuuuu

  • Maurice_hill_district

    Exactly. Obviously they are desperately shopping at the bargain basement.

  • LucasY59

    Everyones Irish when is St.Patricks day