The Pittsburgh Maulers continue to make major moves this week. Ian Rapoport broke a huge story today: Reuben Foster is signing with the Maulers for the 2023 USFL season.
Comeback: Former first-round LB Reuben Foster, attempting to return to the NFL field after a serious knee injury, will sign with the USFL's Pittsburgh Maulers, source said. His opportunity this Spring to show NFL teams he's ready to play.
Unfortunately, a torn ACL in his knee turned everything upside down in 2019. This led to his release by the 49ers, and Foster hasn’t been the same since. He did have a stint with the Washington Commanders in 2020, but never saw playing time.
Now, Reuben is in a position to revive his professional career in the USFL. The Pittsburgh Maulers will look to utilize his raw talent as Ray and Jarren Horton build a tough and versatile Pittsburgh defense.
The Maulers have had a crazy week. The team revealed a new logo and color scheme, to more appropriately fit their city. Then, it was announced on Wednesday that the team will be playing in the Canton Hub.