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Mason Foster

25-Year-Old Linebacker – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Foster was mentioned this offseason as a candidate to be replaced in Tampa Bay's starting lineup, but it appears the Buccaneers will stick with him for another year after declining to add competition ...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

STATUS:  Out     INJURY:  Shoulder      WED PRACTICE:   DNP
HT: 6' 2"   WT: 242   DOB: 3/1/1989
College: Washington  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Mason Foster Contract Information:

Signed by the Bucs in July of 2011 (four-year deal).

September 16, 2014  –  Mason Foster News

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Foster (shoulder) did not practice Tuesday, Buccaneers.com reports.

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Mason Foster NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2011 22 TB 16 83 57 26 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 23 TB 16 104 80 24 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2013 24 TB 15 92 63 29 2 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 25 TB 2 11 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Mason Foster – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Inside Linebacker
  1. Mason Foster
  2. Dane Fletcher
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Snap Count Stats

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Defensive Snaps in 2014

Mason Foster was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Mason Foster was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 741 167
2013 716 66
2014 0 0
Mason Foster 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Car 0 0 9 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 StL 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Atl
4 @Pit
5 @NO
6 Bal
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Min
9 @Cle
10 Atl
11 @Was
12 @Chi
13 Cin
14 @Det
15 @Car
16 GB
17 NO

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Mason Foster  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Linebackers
Height:   6' 2"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   242 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.75 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.45 sec
POOR
Cone Drill:   7.14 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length:   31.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   31 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   110 in
POOR
Bench Press:   22 reps
AVERAGE
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Mason Foster: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Foster dislocated his shoulder during Sunday's defeat to the Rams, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Foster left Sunday's game against the Rams with a shoulder injury and will not return, Jenna Laine of FOX Sports 1 reports.

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Foster is expected to start at middle linebacker but may have some competition in the form of offseason acquisition Dane Fletcher, ESPN.com reports.

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Foster racked up nine tackles in Sunday's loss to the Panthers.

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Foster (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against Carolina.

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Foster (concussion) is probable for Sunday's game against Carolina.

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Foster (concussion) returned to practice Wednesday, the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Foster (concussion) will not play against Detroit on Sunday, Tampa Bay Times writer Joe Smith reports.

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Foster (concussion) didn't practice Wednesday.

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Foster suffered a concussion during Sunday's game against the Falcons and will not return, the Tampa Bay Times' Rick Stroud reports.

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Foster (elbow) had six tackles in the victory versus the Dolphins on Monday night.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Foster certainly had a better sophomore campaign (105 tackles) than his rookie year, when his tackle total (84) was a disappointment. Expect him to post similar - if not slightly better - numbers across the board in 2013, making him an IDP-league consideration.

2012

After an extremely productive college career at Washington and positive early reviews from the Buccaneers, Foster was largely a flop as a starting middle linebacker in his rookie year. He finished with 83 tackles and two sacks, which is not quite what the Bucs were looking for when they gave him the job. He will be back this year to improve on those numbers, and should be in good position to do so with a his first full offseason to prepare.

2011

Foster was a superb college player who should be a big-time IDP whenever he gets a starting spot in Tampa’s defense. If Barrett Ruud doesn't return, Foster has a great shot at starting at middle linebacker as a rookie for the Buccaneers this year. In that case, consider moving Foster as high as the top-20. He finished his senior season at Washington with an absurd total of 162 tackles (105 solo) in just 13 games, and that's not to mention the 14 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks.