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George Foster | Tackle

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (34) / 6/9/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 338
College: Georgia
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Colts placed OT George Foster on injured reserve, ending his season.
The 2003 first-round pick of the Broncos was signed in May. Foster hasn't appeared in a game since 2008, and missing all of 2012 should just about put a bow on his career. Mon, Aug 27, 2012 05:05:00 PM

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Colts signed OT George Foster and waived FB Ryan Mahaffey.

A first-round pick of the Broncos in 2003, Foster hasn't appeared in a game since 2008, though he did spend last preseason with the Saints. A certified bust, Foster is unlikely to go from camp body to roster surprise for Indy.
Tue, May 29, 2012 12:51:00 PM

Browns released OT George Foster.

Foster has always looked the part, but teams are finally starting to realize he can't play. He was exposed by the Lions in Saturday's preseason game.
Mon, Aug 24, 2009 06:40:00 PM

Browns signed OT George Foster, formerly of the Lions.

Foster struggled through 19 games over the past two seasons with the Lions. He'll be a backup in Cleveland if he makes the final roster.
Source: Scout.com
Fri, Jun 5, 2009 07:08:00 PM

Lions released OT George Foster.

Jon Jansen, who agreed to terms on Friday, hasn't passed his physical yet, but the Lions must be confident that he will. Foster has been so bad in pass protection that he may have a tough time finding another job.
Mon, Jun 1, 2009 10:52:00 AM

Lions re-signed OT George Foster to a one-year contract.

Foster has been downright awful as a pass-blocker the past two seasons. The Lions aren't viewing him as anything more than a backup at both tackle and guard.
Mon, Apr 6, 2009 11:38:00 AM

The Bengals hosted OL George Foster for a free agent visit Thursday.

Foster, who's being viewed as a backup at both guard and tackle by the club, struggled badly in Detroit the past two seasons. He turns 29 in July.
Source: bengals.com
Thu, Mar 5, 2009 04:08:00 PM

Lions T George Foster has suffered a hyperextended knee and is not expected to play Sunday.

Foster has been backing up rookie Gosder Cherilus.
Fri, Oct 3, 2008 11:08:00 AM

Lions RT George Foster was benched again on Sunday.

This was commonplace for him last year, mostly due to an insane amount of false starts. Sunday, Aaron Kampman beat him for two sacks. Gosder Cherilus finally got in, and on his first play Detroit ran behind him for a gain of two.
Source: MLive.com
Sun, Sep 14, 2008 10:12:00 PM

Lions agreed to terms with OT George Foster on a one-year contract.

Asked to pass block frequently in Mike Martz's offense at right tackle last year, Foster floundered and eventually lost his job to Damien Woody. Through the first ten weeks, he led the NFL in false starts and yielded 9.5 sacks.
Sun, Mar 9, 2008 01:24:00 PM

Lions RT George Foster leads the NFL in false start penalties with nine this season. He has yielded 9.5 sacks, second most of any tackle in the league.

Foster has also been benched countless times this year, and was again Sunday even though his primary backup, Jonathan Scott (thumb) was out. Look for a big game from Packers LE Aaron Kampman this upcoming week.
Sun, Nov 18, 2007 09:58:00 PM

Lions T George Foster was benched again on Sunday.

Foster, who tallied his ninth false start this season and was bothered by an injured right ankle, has been benched in favor of Jonathan Scott throughout the season.
Mon, Nov 12, 2007 09:49:00 AM

George Foster was benched late in Sunday's game for the second straight week.

"They just said they were going to give Jonathan [Scott] some reps,'' Foster said. "I just asked and that's what they told me. I asked if I did anything wrong and they said 'No.'"
Source: MLive.com
Mon, Oct 8, 2007 10:15:00 AM

Initially said to be benched in favor of Jonathan Scott, offensive coordinator Mike Martz said Thursday that George Foster will start in Week 5.

According to the Detroit News, Foster "is on notice," which is perhaps similar to double-secret probation.
Fri, Oct 5, 2007 09:50:00 AM

George Foster has been benched in favor of Jonathan Scott, who will start at right tackle Sunday.

Scott replaced Foster in the third quarter of Week 4 after Foster committed his sixth false-start penalty of the season and gave up a sack.
Thu, Oct 4, 2007 09:08:00 AM

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