The New York Giants made an unfortunate roster move this Friday afternoon. The NFC East franchise has placed veteran wide receiver Robert Foster on the injured reserve. That means his season is over.
Anytime a player is placed on the injured reserve during training camp it automatically ends their season. The only stipulation is if Foster gets healthy, gets an injury settlement with the Giants, gets released and becomes a free agent.
Foster is dealing with a hamstring injury and is heading to the injured reserve as a result. In a resulting move, the Giants are keeping wide receiver Keelan Doss, who the team originally planned to waive.
"The #Giants have placed WR Robert Foster on IR with a hamstring injury, ending his season. Furthermore, they have decided to keep WR Keelan Doss, who they initially planned to waive this morning," said Ari Meirov.
Foster, 28, was also placed on the season-ending injured reserve last year. He would later go on to sign with the Cowboys' practice squad. He's been in the NFL since 2018 and has caught 32 passes for 642 yards and three touchdowns in 30 career games. He's made starts for the Bills and Commanders.
The New York Giants begin the 2022 season on Sept. 11 vs. the Tennessee Titans.