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D.J. Foster



Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 26

Weight: 205 lbs

College: Arizona State


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Originally signed with New England as a rookie free agent on 5/6/16. Released on 11/28/16 and signed to the Patriots practice squad on 11/30/16. Elevated to New England's 53-man roster from the practice squad on 12/3/16. Released on 9/2/17 and re-signed to the Patriots practice squad on 9/3/17. Signed with the Cardinals from New England's practice squad on 9/12/17. Signed a one-year contract with Arizona on 3/8/19.

2018: Suffered a season-ending injury in the Cardinals preseason game @ Dal (8/26) and was placed on injured reserve (knee) on 8/28.

2017: Joined the Cardinals from the Patriots practice squad in Week 2 and served primarily as a third-down back and kick returner, totaling 336 all-purpose yards (19 on six carries, 133 on 17 receptions and 184 on eight kickoff returns) in seven games … inactive Weeks 2-10 … had two receptions for 26 yards in his Cardinals debut @ Hou (11/19) … had a four-yard run and 18 yards on three receptions, including a crucial 12-yard sideline grab to setup Phil Dawson's 57-yard game-winning FG on the next play vs. Jax (11/26); returned two kickoffs for 50 yards … gained 22 yards on a career-high four receptions @ Was (12/17) … secured two receptions for 16 yards during a second quarter scoring drive (13-yard Larry Fitzgerald TD reception) vs. NYG (12/24) … had a three-yard run, a 17-yard reception and 101 yards on three kickoff returns, including a career-long 55-yard return to setup a scoring drive in the season finale win @ Sea (12/31).

2016: Made the 53-man roster out of training camp as a rookie free agent and had seven carries for 24 yards and one reception for two yards in three games … inactive for 13 regular season games and three postseason contests, including New England's Super Bowl LI victory … had a seven-yard run and two-yard reception in his NFL debut vs. Mia (9/18).