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September 2, 2017 06:32 PM
Ego Ferguson: Waived by Lions
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson was waived by the Lions on Saturday, WXYZ Detroit reports.

Ferguson, a 2014 second-rounder, failed to impress with yet another team. Considering the opportunity that was available along the Lions' weak defensive line, Ferguson's release doesn't bode well for his future chances of success.

June 9, 2017 03:00 PM
Lions' Ego Ferguson: Heads to Detroit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson (shoulder) was signed by the Lions on Thursday, Michael Rothstein of reports.

Ferguson has already been released by two NFC North rivals this the offseason due to concerns with the shoulder injury that kept him sidelined for the entire 2016 season, but the Lions will now give the 2014 second-rounder another chance. Ferguson produced 22 tackles, two sacks and three passes defensed during his rookie campaign with the Bears, but he's appeared in just four games since. He'll look to provide depth at defensive tackle in Detroit behind A'Shawn Robinson, Haloti Ngata, Khyri Thornton and Akeem Spence.

April 5, 2017 06:16 PM
Ego Ferguson: Sent packing after failed physical
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson (shoulder) was released by the Packers on Wednesday with a failed physical designation, ESPN's Rob Demovsky reports.

Ferguson was claimed off waivers by the Packers on Monday after the Bears let him loose over the weekend. Unfortunately, it appears the shoulder injury that sentenced him to injured reserve for the entire 2016 season is still a problem. Once he returns to full health, however, the 2014 second-rounder shouldn't have a problem finding a new job.

April 3, 2017 05:12 PM
Packers' Ego Ferguson: Claimed by Packers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson (shoulder) was claimed off waivers by the Packers on Monday, ESPN's Field Yates reports.

Ferguson moves north after being let go by the Bears to end last week. The 2014 second-rounder missed all of last season due to a shoulder injury and was placed on injured reserve four games into the 2015 campaign because of a knee problem. Although Ferguson is still only 25 years old, the LSU product boasts merely 27 tackles and two sacks in 20 games since entering the league, making him a relatively unproven commodity for the Packers to evaluate ahead of the upcoming campaign.

April 1, 2017 04:36 PM
Ego Ferguson: Waived by Bears
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson (shoulder) was waived by the Bears on Friday.

Ferguson spent the past three seasons with the Bears, appearing in 20 games while making one start. However, the defensive end has had a history of injuries and missed the entire 2016 season due to a shoulder ailment. Now a free agent, the 25-year-old will look to find his way onto another roster in time for training camp, but he'll have to prove he can stay off the injury report.

January 25, 2017 06:00 PM
Bears' Ego Ferguson: Ends 2016 on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson finished the year on season-ending injured reserve due to a shoulder injury, Bob LeGere of the Daily Herald reports.

Ferguson was waived with an injury designation after injuring his shoulder in the preseason and was placed on IR after he cleared waivers. The Bears' second-round pick in 2014, Ferguson has one year left on his rookie contract and will look to make his first real impact since his rookie year in 2014, when he recorded 24 tackles, including two sacks, and three passes defensed while playing in all 16 games.

November 12, 2015 07:23 PM
Bears' Ego Ferguson: Handed four-game suspension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Ferguson has been handed a four-game suspension for a violation of the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports.

After notching three tackles in four games, Ferguson was placed on season-ending injured reserve in October due to a nagging knee injury. Thus, his ban won't kick in until he's healthy enough to take the field during the 2016 campaign.

October 17, 2015 01:23 PM
Bears defensive end Ego Ferguson has been placed on IR.
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bears defensive end Ego Ferguson (knee) has been placed on IR.

The Bears have signed Bruce Gaston to replace Ferguson on the 53-man roster.

June 2, 2015 04:33 AM
Bears' Chris Conte to miss regular season finale against Vikings
by Brandon Wise |

Bears safety Chris Conte will miss Sunday's game against the Vikings with a back injury. Conte was unable to practice all week. He played 12 games this season, recording 43 tackles and three interceptions. Also out are quarterback Jimmy Clausen (concussion) and kicker Robbie Gould (quad).

Defensive end Jared Allen (ribs), defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff, and cornerback Al Lewis-Jean (hamstring) are all listed a questionable for Sunday.

David Bass (knee), Ego Ferguson (ankle), Kyle Long (hip) and Marquess Wilson (knee) are all listed as probable.

The Bears are 6-point underdogs for Sunday's game.

June 2, 2015 05:15 AM
Alshon Jeffery, Brandon Marshall ready to go for Bears
by Chris Cwik |

The Bears will have both Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall Week 12 against the Buccaneers.

Both players came into the contest listed as probable, and were always expected to play. The team will also have Ego Ferguson and Josh Morgan. Both players were also listed as probable. Ferguson is getting over an illness. Morgan has a shoulder injury. Demontre Hurst , who was listed as questionable, will attempt to play through a knee injury. 

June 2, 2015 05:17 AM
Bears list three as probable for game against Buccaneers
by Marty Gitlin |

Standout wideout Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) and Brandon Marshall (ankle) are not the only probables on the injury listed submitted Friday by the Bears for their Week 12 game against Tampa Bay. Defensive tackle Ego Ferguson (illness) has also received that designation.

The team has already ruled out defensive end Trevor Scott (knee), wide receiver Chris Williams (hamstring) and linebacker Darryl Sharpton (hamstring). Offensive linemen Jordan Mills (ribs)and Eben Britton (illness) are questionable, as is cornerback Demontre Hurst (knee).

June 1, 2015 08:49 PM
Bears sign rookie DT Ego Ferguson
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Bears have agreed to a four-year deal with rookie defensive tackle Ego Ferguson , the team announced Tuesday. He's expected to work as part of the team's defensive line rotation as an interior run stuffer. 

June 1, 2015 08:54 PM
Bears land defensive tackle Ego Ferguson
by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer

With the 51st pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Bears selected LSU defensive tackle Ego Ferguson .

A big dude at 6-foot-3 and 315 pounds, the redshirt junior left the school early after spending only one year as a starter and producing one career sack. When he came out of high school he was a four-star recruit and a lot of people believe he needed to stay one more year at school to have a chance at being a top pick in the draft. The Bears might choose to develop Ferguson accordingly, or they could put him in their D-line rotation right away.

Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014Chicago Bears162312.0112000.0003
2015Chicago Bears431.020000.0000
2016Chicago Bears000.000000.0000
2017Detroit Lions000.000000.0000

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