D.J. Foster
D.J. Foster
26-Year-Old Running BackRB
Arizona Cardinals
2020 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for D.J. Foster in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a one-year contract with the Cardinals in March of 2020.
Back in desert
RBArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
March 25, 2020
Foster (hamstring) re-signed Wednesday with the Cardinals on a one-year contract.
ANALYSIS
Foster appeared in six contests with the Cardinals in 2019 prior to sustaining a season-ending hamstring injury. When back to full health, he'll spend the summer competing for a reserve role out of the backfield behind Kenyan Drake and Chase Edmonds.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do D.J. Foster's 2019 advanced stats compare to other running backs?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Broken Tackle %
    The number of broken tackles divided by rush attempts.
  • Positive Run %
    The percentage of run plays where he was able to gain positive yardage.
  • % Yds After Contact
    The percentage of his rushing yards that came after contact.
  • Avg Yds After Contact
    The average rushing yards he gains after contact.
  • Rushing TD %
    Rushing touchdowns divided by rushing attempts. In other words, how often is he scoring when running the ball.
  • Touches Per Game
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) he is averaging per game
  • % Snaps w/Touch
    The number of touches (rushing attempts + receptions) divided by offensive snaps played.
Broken Tackle %
0.0%
 
Positive Run %
100.0%
 
% Yds After Contact
73.7%
 
Avg Yds After Contact
2.3
 
Rushing TD %
0.0%
 
Touches Per Game
0.0
 
% Snaps w/Touch
0.0%
 
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2019 D.J. Foster Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do D.J. Foster's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 0"
 
Weight
205 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.57 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.07 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.75 sec
 
Vertical Jump
35.5 in
 
Broad Jump
117 in
 
Bench Press
14 reps
 
Hand Length
9.25 in
 
Arm Length
30.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Foster has floated around the league since joining the Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2016, spending time on the practice squad and 53-man roster of both that team and the Cardinals. The latter organization has provided more opportunity to make a mark - 36 touches with Arizona in 2017 versus 25 in New England one year prior - but he didn't handle any last season due to a preseason ACL tear. In the meantime, rehabilitation has been Foster's focus, and when healthy he'll join Chase Edmonds and T.J. Logan in the competition for slotting behind starting running back David Johnson.
An undrafted free agent in 2016, Foster made three appearances as a rookie with the Patriots, but the backfield was too stacked for him to make their 53-man roster after last preseason. He instead spent Week 1 on New England's practice squad, from which he was plucked by Arizona on the heels of David Johnson's dislocated wrist in the opener. Foster needed time to ingratiate himself with coach Bruce Arians and company, but another season-ending injury to Adrian Peterson forced the Cardinals' hand. From Week 11 onward, Foster was a receiving complement to starter Kerwynn Williams, reeling in 17 of 28 passes for 133 yards over the final seven games. With Johnson back to handle a workhorse role and the selection of fourth-rounder Chase Edmonds, Foster may be a healthy scratch weekly, assuming he lands a spot on the final squad.
Foster, who joined the Patriots as an undrafted free agent out of Arizona State, finished up his rookie season with seven carries for 24 yards and one catch for two yards over the course of three games for the Patriots. Every-down NFL work may not be in the cards for Foster, who is on the team's practice squad, but his RB/WR flexibility could help the 6-0, 195-pounder if injuries hit the New England backfield.
As an undrafted free agent, Foster will need to shine in the preseason in order to secure a roster spot, but he could well find his way with a role with the Patriots out of the gate, especially if Dion Lewis (knee) ends up being slowed early on. At 6-foot, 195 pounds, Foster profiles more as a change-of-pace option, with his quick feet potentially making him an asset to the team as a pass-catcher out of the backfield.
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Moves to injured reserve
RBArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
October 28, 2019
Foster (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Scott Bordow of The Athletic reports.
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Won't be available Sunday
RBArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
October 25, 2019
Foster (hamstring) was ruled out for Sunday's contest at New Orleans, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
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Sits out Wednesday
RBArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
October 23, 2019
Foster (hamstring) was listed as a non-participant for Wednesday's practice.
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Ruled out with hamstring issue
RBArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
October 18, 2019
Foster (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Giants, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports.
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Limited Thursday
RBArizona Cardinals
Hamstring
October 17, 2019
Foster (hamstring) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
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