Gruden added there may be “no assure” Foster ever performs for Washington.
“We settle for, clearly, the questions, however we wish to let the method play out and see what occurs and unravel it,” Gruden stated Wednesday. “He is received numerous work to do, personally, with the group, with the NFL, with himself, earlier than he even thinks about taking part in soccer once more.”
Foster, 24, was arrested Saturday night time at San Francisco’s group resort in Tampa and charged with one depend of first-degree misdemeanor home violence. Washington was the one group to place in a declare for Foster after the San Francisco 49ers launched him Monday.
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, who was Washington’s offensive coordinator from 2010-2013, stated he was a bit shocked a group claimed Foster. Gruden stated the “group choice” was made so as to add Foster figuring out there could be blowback.
“On the finish of the day we determined to make the transfer, and we’ll cope with the outcry, so to talk,” Gruden stated. “However for essentially the most half, it is a younger athlete, a teen who received himself into some hassle, and we wish to discover out precisely what occurred.”
Foster reported to the group’s facility on Wednesday to take a bodily however is on the Commissioner Exempt checklist and whereas on it, he can not follow or attend video games.
Gruden stated after follow Wednesday the group didn’t communicate to the sufferer. He did say the Redskins spoke “a bit bit” to Tampa police and would proceed to look into Foster’s state of affairs concurrently the NFL holds its investigation.
In a press release Tuesday, senior vp of participant personnel Doug Williams stated the Redskins spoke to former Alabama teammates of Foster’s earlier than signing him. Washington has seven different Alabama merchandise on its roster, and not one of the gamers who spoke to reporters Wednesday acknowledged being requested by president Bruce Allen, Williams or Gruden about Foster.
“I did not discuss to Bruce or anyone about it,” security Ha Ha Clinton-Dix stated. “You have to communicate with the group, the fellows which can be above me, on that call. However as a human being, as an individual that wishes to offer for his household and make the proper choices, simply received to be taught out of your errors. … However I am glad to have Reuben right here as a teammate.”