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Eric Foster: 10 Questions for the Colts Defensive Tackle

Published by on May 25, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - Indianapolis Colts

Eric Foster is, to say the least, undersized for his position.

At 265 pounds, he’s only 41 pounds heavier than the lightest member of the Indianapolis Colts’ linebacking corps. He weighs less than Dwight Freeney, the Pro Bowl defensive end who lines up next to him from time to time.

And yet, the second-year man out of Rutgers recorded 34 tackles in just 14 games last year, good for second among Colts defensive tackles.

The going looks tough for Foster, with Fili Moala and Terrance Taylor added to this year’s roster to add size along the interior of the defensive line.

Were I to be allowed to sit down with Foster for Bleacher Report, what follows are the 10 questions I would ask him, not counting questions begotten of his responses.

  1. In all seriousness, you’re 265 pounds. Most NFL defensive tackles are told they have to be 30 pounds heavier than that just to hope for a spot on a scout team roster. How do you level...

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