Washington Redskins defensive captain Mason Foster cursed out his staff and its fan base in a leaked Instagram dialog with a fan Tuesday.
Foster informed the fan, “F— this staff and this fan base,” in line with ESPN.
“Yeah and I am not f—in wit it or being a scape goat to make enthusiasts really feel higher about these kinds of large cash ppl who ain’t playin or getting dogged out,” Foster wrote. “Yeah I will check out my probabilities and pass to a profitable staff subsequent 12 months … love the redskins however this ain’t it for the African #LOVE”
Trainer Jay Gruden downplayed the incident whilst talking with journalists Wednesday, announcing the message alternate was once personal and will have to no longer had been leaked.
“I in reality do not even care,” Gruden stated. “It is a personal message. I do know Mason and the way onerous he is labored and the way onerous he performs. I do know he would not say the rest publicly to do this. That was once a non-public deal. He may just’ve been messing round. I do not know the intent of that message; I do not in reality care.”
The outburst by means of Foster coincides with the staff’s contemporary struggles.
Washington has misplaced 5 of its remaining six video games, culminating in a 40-16 pounding by means of the New York Giants on Sunday. The Redskins additionally misplaced beginning quarterback Alex Smith and backup quarterback Colt McCoy for the remainder of the season because of accidents and the staff was once embroiled in an issue of its personal making when Redskins officers claimed linebacker Reuben Foster, who have been accused of home violence for a 2d time.