With week seven of the 2016 NFL season almost in the books, Monday saw a huge announcement from a former Pro- Bowl runningback.
Miami Dolphins rusher Arian Foster has called time on his career and will leave the league following an injury plagued few years.
A career ended
Foster signed a one year deal with the Dolphins at the start of the 2016 season but he hasn't even made it half way through.
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He does however have a long list of previous injuries which saw his not only lose his place, but also lose his job with the Houston Texans.
Foster lost the starting spot in Houston last season and despite being injured, he has already been overshadowed by British runningback Jay Ajayi.
The former Pro- Bowler who has scored 54 touchdowns during his career, has decided to leave football behind, and he has been speaking about his tough choice.
"There comes a time in every athlete's career when their ambition and their body are no longer on the same page. I've reached that point," - Foster on his choice to retire.
Forster had made the pro-bowl four times but it is a constant string of injuries that have ultimately forced him to end his NFL career.
It is a real shame for Foster to have to call time on his career like this, but for Miami, they may be sad to see him go, but they will surely feel like they are more than safe at runningback with Ajayi carrying the workload.