Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster injured his left leg during an offseason practice and was taken off the field on a cart.

Foster went down clutching at his left knee during the first practice of organized team activities Monday. His left leg was stabilized before he was carted off.

Washington claimed Foster off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers after a domestic violence arrest in Tampa, Florida, in November. Prosecutors there decided in January not to pursue a case against the 25-year-old, dismissing the first-degree misdemeanor battery charge. The NFL fined him two game checks for the upcoming season but did not suspend him.

Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster rides a cart off the field after suffering an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster rides a cart off the field after suffering an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Foster was expected to compete for a starting inside linebacker job this season. That could be in jeopardy with this injury.

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Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reacts as he is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reacts as he is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reacts as he is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reacts as he is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen rests his hand on linebacker Reuben Foster's helmet after Foster suffered an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins president Bruce Allen rests his hand on linebacker Reuben Foster’s helmet after Foster suffered an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster rides a cart off the field after suffering an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster rides a cart off the field after suffering an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reacts as he is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster reacts as he is tended to after suffering an injury during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster prepares to participate in a drill during a practice at the team's NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. Foster left practice on a cart after suffering an injury. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster prepares to participate in a drill during a practice at the team’s NFL football practice facility, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Ashburn, Va. Foster left practice on a cart after suffering an injury. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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