posted on Jun, 29 2004 @ 04:42 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - The Green Bay Packers signed receiver Robert Ferguson, who was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2004
season, to a multi-year contract extension on Tuesday.
Terms were not disclosed.
Ferguson battled through knee and ankle injuries last year and caught 38 passes for 520 yards and four touchdowns in 15 games. Two of those
touchdowns, including a 40-yard catch, came in a 38-21 victory at San Diego on December 14. Ferguson added two more touchdown receptions in Green
Bay's two playoff games.
A second-round pick in 2001, Ferguson played primarily on special teams for two seasons before winning a starting spot at split end last year in
training camp. He started 12 games in 2003. He had 38 catches for 520 yards and four touchdowns
Ferguson and Javon Walker are expected to start this season with Donald Driver serving as the third receiver.