NFL Pro-Bowler is an atheist. So what?

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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals during the third quarter of their NFL AFC wildcard playoff football game in Houston, Texas on January 5, 2013. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Tim Sharp *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-TURNER-COLUMN, originally transmitted on August 11, 2015.

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(RNS) When NFL player Arian Foster came out as a nonbeliever, fans and football professionals responded with a general shrug. Does this mean pro football is moving away from its Christian roots? Yes and no.