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MLB Moise Fokou to visit Steelers

fookuThe Steelers have scheduled a visit with Colts MLB Moise Fokou for later this week. The visit is expected to take place on Friday. Fokou, 27, had 43 tackles, 1 sack and 1 forced fumble last season for the Colts. Fokou is being look at as a depth option behind Lawrence Timmons and Larry Foote. Fokou is a strong special teams player.
Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports reports that Fokou will also visit the Titans.
Fokou was the Eagles 7th round pick in 2009.
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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