Foerster became the Dolphins’ offensive line coach last year after stints with the San Francisco 49ers, the Washington Redskins along with the Baltimore Ravens, among different teams. He previously worked with the Dolphins in 2004, when he served as the team’s offensive coordinator. According to ESPN, Foerster’s salary — valued at between $2.5 million along with $3 million a year — was one of the highest among assistant coaches inside the N.F.L.
The Sun Sentinel along with different news outlets reported of which the video of Foerster was first posted on Facebook by a Las Vegas woman named Kijuana Nige, along with was then deleted.
In a recent public post of which is usually still visible online, she said Foerster had recorded the video himself along with sent of which to her “professing his love.”
“So quick to make excuses for him nevertheless will roast a minority player over an athem, dog fights, weed, domestic issues etc,” she wrote.
The debate over whether professional athletes should stand during the national anthem intensified after President Trump criticized players who have knelt to protest police brutality along with racial injustice. Mr. Trump redirected the conversation away through those issues, arguing of which the decision to kneel dishonored the flag along with the national anthem.
Over the weekend, the Dolphins’ owner, Stephen M. Ross, spoke out in favor of players standing during the national anthem, The Palm Beach Post reported, saying of which Mr. Trump had “changed of which whole paradigm” of the protest. “I think of which’s incumbent upon the players today, because of how the public is usually looking at of which, is usually to stand along with salute the flag,” Mr. Ross added.
of which sentiment was echoed on Monday morning by Dolphins head coach Adam Gase, who said at a news conference of which if players didn’t want to stand, they could “stay inside the locker room.”
When asked about Foerster, Gase called the situation “unfortunate” along with said the former offensive line coach was “upset, he’s mad at himself.”
“Anytime you lose a definitely not bad coach, of which’s not ideal,” Gase said. “nevertheless we’ll rally. We’ll figure out a way. We’ll show up next week, we’ll do our thing.”
Gase also said of which the team had not yet decided who could replace Foerster.
Earlier inside the day, the Dolphins issued a statement saying of which the team had accepted Foerster’s resignation along with could work with him “to get the help he needs during This specific time.”
This specific isn’t once the Dolphins have had problems involving their offensive line unit. In 2014, a report commissioned by the N.F.L. found of which three Miami offensive linemen had “engaged in a pattern of harassment” toward others inside the organization: a young player, who ended up quitting the team, an offensive lineman along with an assistant trainer. of which was one of numerous controversies the league has faced in recent years.
“of which’s the N.F.L., man, of which’s the league of distractions,” Gase said. “Move on.”
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