Reuben Foster breaks his silence after tumultuous offseason

49ers defensive star talked about Sherman’s support and bosses’ advice

Bonta Hill
July 28, 2018 - 6:39 pm

Reuben Foster made his first public comments since his rocky offseason, fearing that he may never play the game that he grew up loving.

Foster, who will have to sit out the 49ers’ first two regular-season games after the NFL ruled he violated the league’s policies on substances of abuse and personal conduct, will have to give up $103,024 of his $875,708 he’ll make this season.

He also was sentenced to two years probation and 240 hours of community service and $235 in fines from marijuana and weapons charges.

Here is what Foster had to say about his strenuous offseason, starting with his two-game suspension:

After talking about his suspension, Foster declined to go into details about his February arrest for an alleged domestic violence incident in Los Gatos. He also thanked his teammates for being supportive:

Foster also was impressed with Richard Sherman, who showed up to court to support the second-year linebacker.

What did Foster learn this offseason?

As for John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan’s message this offseason? Foster heard it loud and clear:

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