Josh Ferguson
Josh Ferguson
25-Year-Old Running BackRB
Houston Texans
2018 Fantasy Outlook
Despite the departure of Frank Gore, Ferguson finds himself buried on the Colts' depth chart entering the 2018 season. Part of this is due to the fact that Indianapolis chose two running backs in this year's draft, but also because Ferguson hasn't been very effective with his touches through two professional seasons, especially as a runner, where he's averaged only 1.6 YPC on his 16 total attempts. If he's to beat the odds yet again and secure a spot on the team's 53-man roster out of training camp, it will be from his proficiency as a return man on kickoffs, not for his potential contributions on offense. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a contract with the Texans in January of 2019.
Stays with Texans
RBHouston Texans
January 7, 2019
The Texans signed Ferguson to a reserve/future contract.
Ferguson spent the majority of the season on Houston's practice squad and now will have a chance to make the 2019 roster. The 25-year-old running back has 16 carries for 25 yards and 23 receptions for 152 yards during his short career, though he failed to spend any time on an NFL roster this season.
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How do Josh Ferguson's measurables compare to other running backs?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 10"
205 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.48 sec
Vertical Jump
34.5 in
Broad Jump
120 in
Bench Press
21 reps
Hand Length
9.00 in
Arm Length
30.00 in
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Ferguson, an undrafted free agent from Illinois, beat the odds last season to earn a spot on the Colts 53-man roster. He wasn't a consistent member of the offense, rushing for 20 yards on 15 attempts. However, he did prove to be a valuable pass-catcher out of the backfield, recording 20 receptions for 136 yards. Now heading into his second season, he'll look to take on a larger offensive role behind Frank Gore and Robert Turbin, though he will have to compete with Marlon Mack and Christine Michael to secure a roster spot.
Ferguson, an undrafted rookie, signed on with the Colts in the offseason with the hopes of battling for carries behind veteran Frank Gore, who may see a decline in action given his age. Nonetheless, Ferguson will have to compete with a crowded backfield made up of reserves such as Robert Turbin, Trey Williams, and Jordan Todman. At 23, Ferguson is a younger option in the Colts' rushing attack that could be valuable if given opportunities.
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Signed to Houston's practice squad
RBFree Agent
November 12, 2018
Ferguson was signed to the Texans' practice squad Monday.
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Joins Patriots' practice squad
RBFree Agent
November 7, 2018
The Patriots signed Ferguson to their practice squad Wednesday, Mike Reiss of reports.
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Working out for Browns
RBFree Agent
November 5, 2018
Ferguson worked out for the Browns on Monday, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM Radio reports.
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Released from Texans' practice squad
RBFree Agent
October 23, 2018
Ferguson was released from the Texans' practice squad Tuesday.
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Joins Texans' practice squad
RBFree Agent
October 16, 2018
Ferguson was added to the Texans' practice squad Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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