FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots announced today that they have signed WR Damoun Patterson to the practice squad and released RB Josh Ferguson from the practice squad. Ferguson was signed to the New England practice squad on Nov 7.
Patterson, 24, was originally signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a rookie free agent out of Youngstown State on May 14, 2018, and released prior to the start of the regular season. The 6-foot-2, 190-pounder was signed by Tampa Bay to the practice squad on Oct. 10 and released on Nov. 6. Patterson played in 26 games over two seasons at Youngstown State and totaled 52 receptions for 1,039 yards and six touchdowns. He also registered three rushing attempts for 36 yards.
Ferguson, 25, originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Indianapolis out of Illinois in 2016. He made Colts 53-man roster out of training camp and played in all 16 games, finishing with 15 rushing attempts for 20 yards and 20 receptions for 136 yards. Overall, he has played in 26 NFL games. The 5-10, 205-pounder began the 2017 season the Indianapolis practice squad before being signed to the 53-man roster in late October and playing in 10 games. Ferguson was released by Indianapolis on Sept. 18, 2018, before being signed to the Houston practice squad on Oct. 17. He was released from the Houston practice squad on Oct. 23.