The Sale flanker limped off in the second half of Saturday's 12-11 victory over South Africa and later left Twickenham on crutches.
"I have got a lot of time for him, a lot of respect for him".
Asked if such moves are generally respected within the sport, Foster said: 'I don't know; I think everyone's going to have mixed opinions on that.
"The only people that don't understand what it's like to be a head coach of an worldwide team are the people who've never been one", Hansen said. There's lots of other reasons we didn't win the third Lions test.
Eddie Jones made a change at half-time, sending Ben Moon on for a debut and hauling off Alec Hepburn, and there were further changes just after the interval, with Eben Etzebeth and Tom Curry limping off. Eddie more than anybody understands that.
Injuries have taken their toll on Jones' squad too but that gave him a chance to take a look at several players who have excelled in the early weeks of the Gallagher Premiership Rugby season - like Newcastle Falcons' Mark Wilson and Exeter Chiefs' Alec Hepburn. Maybe. But there's a lot of good coaches out there. Some of you guys over here, I think you called them "confetti caps", which I thought was pretty disrespectful to the jersey.
The Autumn Internationals citing commissioner had until 5pm local Sunday to cite Farrell and World Rugby confirmed on Sunday evening that no citations had been issued from the weekend's Tests.
Former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll said the referee got the decision "spot on" while former Australia lock Justin Harrison said "just because you don't wrap doesn't mean it a shoulder charge, when laws of physics mean it's a bounce effect". We're a bloody good team.
Shields represented New Zealand at Under-20s level but is now an integral part of head coach Jones' England set-up.