UPDATE: (9:45a CT) – Arian Foster has officially been released by the Houston Texans. They sent this tweet.
“There are not many players I respect more than Arian Foster. He maximized his opportunity as an undrafted college free agent and worked to become the most productive back in the franchise history, and one of the most complete backs in the NFL during his tenure with the Texans. Arian has contributed much and meant a great deal to the success of the franchise over the past seven seasons and we wish him only the best as he continues his playing career.” – Rick Smith, Executive Vice President of Football Operations and General Manager
Houston (CBS Houston) – The Houston Texans will be releasing Running back Arian Foster from their roster, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Big move: Arian Foster has been told the Texans are releasing him, per a source close to him. After great run, Foster finished in Houston.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 3, 2016
Foster played for the Houston Texans for seven seasons becoming the franchise leader in rushing yards and rushing touchdowns.
Last week, GM Rick Smith said that foster would not be released because of money. The Texans save $6.5 million dollars in cap space by releasing him.