Dolphins assistant resigns, apologizes after video surfaces

DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase says offensive line coach Chris Foerster seemed so focused on the team that he would often be at work by 4 a.m. Then a video surfaced that rocked Foerster’s reputation and cost him his job.

The 55-year-old assistant coach resigned Monday, apologized and said he was seeking medical help after a video on social media appeared to show him snorting three lines of white powder at a desk.

Hours after the video was posted on Facebook, Foerster announced his departure in a statement released by the team.

“I am resigning from my position with the Miami Dolphins and accept full responsibility for my actions,” he said. “I want to apologize to the organization, and my sole focus is on getting the help that I need, with the support of my family and medical professionals.”

The 56-second video was first posted to the Facebook page of model Kijuana Nige on Sunday night. It’s unclear when and where the video was shot, and it was deleted Monday.

“Since it’s NFL Sunday let’s talk about these coaches folks,” Nige wrote in the post. “Introducing Christopher Foerster Miami Dolphin offensive line coach.”

Foerster has been an NFL assistant since 1992 and joined Gase’s staff in Miami last year.

“We were made aware of the video late last night and

Article source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/dolphins-assistant-resigns-apologizes-after-video-surfaces/2017/10/09/63a4e456-ad5d-11e7-9b93-b97043e57a22_story.html

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