They lost third string running back and local product D.J. Foster to a torn ACL and MCL that will cost him the 2018 season.
Also in the game, veteran defensive end Arthur Moats sprained his MCL, which will cost him 2-4 weeks and likely a roster spot.
Wilks said RB D.J. Foster tore his ACL and MCL and so he’s out for the season. Wilks said it’s a “major hit” to the running backs.— Darren Urban (@Cardschatter) August 27, 2018
Moats sprained his knee. Out 2-4 weeks.
While neither injury is the season altering type, you have to feel for both players.
Foster was producing at a nice clip and had looked like he would be a great back end of the running back room type. Worse off, he was a special teams contributor who had the knee injury occur on a touchback.
Meanwhile, Moats had worked his way onto the second team defense after getting a late start in training camp and was knocked out in friendly fire, getting run into by Cap Capi as the two closed in on Cowboys quarterback Mike White.
Hopefully surgery goes well for Foster and he is back in camp with the team again in 2019.
For Moats, if this is the end of his Arizona Cardinals stay, it didn’t end the way he wanted, but good luck and good health moving forward.