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A look at the running backs who have been inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Wochit

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Inducted 1974

Howie Ferguson earned his pro football career the hard way – first in the Los Angeles Rams’ training camp, then in 1953 with the Packers.

Ferguson, who never played college football, was a hard-nosed runner who signed with the Packers as a free agent in 1953. The 6’2”, 210-pound Ferguson gained 2,120 yards rushing and 1,079 yards receiving as a Packer between 1953 and ‘58.

Ferguson was named to the 1956 Pro Bowl. Multiple injuries forced him to retire during the 1959 training camp.

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