Reuben Foster will hit the open market next year. Of course, he first needs to get healthy and back on the field.
Foster, taken No. 31 overall in 2017, appeared in 16 games for San Francisco before being released following a series of off-field incidents. He was placed on the Reserve/Commissioner Exempt List and then claimed off waivers by the Redskins.
The Alabama product was reinstated to Washington's active roster last April, only to suffer a torn ACL in his first practice with the team in May. Picking up his option would have guaranteed his salary for the 2021 season. Garafolo added the Redskins haven't closed the door on Foster's long-term status. There's still just a lot for him to prove on and off the field before he earns a second contract.