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.
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.
Ferguson was waived with an injury designation after injuring his shoulder in the preseason and was placed on IR after he cleared waivers. The