49ers Activate LB Reuben Foster

The 49ers have activated linebacker Reuben Foster from the suspended list and released offensive tackle Matt Tobin, the club announced today.

Foster never actually suffered any legal consequences as the result of several off-field incidents during the offseason, but the NFL still suspended him two games for violating the league’s conduct and substance abuse policies. The 31st overall pick in the 2017 draft, Foster was outstanding in his 10-game rookie season, posting 59 tackles in total. He should slide back in as San Francisco’s weak side linebacker while veteran Malcolm Smith moves to the strong side.

Tobin, 30, boasts 57 games of pro experience with the Eagles and Seahawks, but he’d been inactive for each of the 49ers’ first two games. He signed with the Patriots this offseason but was released during final cutdowns, and signed with the 49ers two days later.

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7 comments on “49ers Activate LB Reuben Foster

  1. homeunderdog

    foster is a good kid and a good teammate. he will be all pro LB next season if he can stay healthy.

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  2. homeunderdog

    foater’s ex girl admitted that the entire story was fabricated. you have no idea what you are talking about.

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    • brucewayne

      You don’t think she could’ve been paid off to say that huh? But I guess you know since you are so close to both of them!

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