D.J. Foster
D.J. Foster
24-Year-Old Running BackRB
Arizona Cardinals
IR
Injury Knee
2018 Fantasy Outlook
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. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $1.17 million contract with the Cardinals in September of 2017.
Lands on IR
RBArizona Cardinals
Knee
August 28, 2018
Foster (knee) has been placed on IR, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
ANALYSIS
With Foster -- who suffered both a torn ACL and MCL in Sunday's preseason game against the Cowboys -- out for the season, the Cardinals bolstered their running back depth Tuesday by signing Darius Victor.
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D.J. Foster NFL Stats
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Snap Counts
 
Off Snaps:
ST Snaps:
2016
16
10
2017
141
24
Measurables Overview

(Compared to other RBs)

Height:   6' 0"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   195 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.57 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.07 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.75 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   30.50 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   117 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   14 reps
TERRIBLE
Arizona Cardinals Team Injury Report
Questionable
Doubtful
Out
Questionable
Doubtful
Out
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
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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Diagnosed with ACL tear
RBArizona Cardinals
Knee
August 27, 2018
Foster (knee) has been diagnosed with a torn ACL, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Sustains knee inury
RBArizona Cardinals
Knee
August 26, 2018
Foster sustained a knee injury and will not return to Sunday's preseason game against the Cowboys.
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Totals 133 receiving yards in 2017
RBArizona Cardinals
January 4, 2018
Foster totaled six rushes for 19 yards and reeled in 17 of 28 passes for 133 yards in seven games with the Cardinals during the 2017 season.
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Playing bit role on offense
RBArizona Cardinals
December 12, 2017
Foster played 21 of 65 offensive snaps during Sunday's 12-7 win against the Titans.
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Could help with rushing load
RBArizona Cardinals
December 1, 2017
Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians suggested that Foster could help with the rushing workload if Adrian Peterson (neck) isn't available Sunday against the Rams, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official website reports.
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