Originally posted on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 5/4/12

ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 20: Michael Turner #33 of the Atlanta Falcons rushes upfield against Charles Johnson #95 of the Carolina Panthers at Georgia Dome on September 20, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson went in for surgery after swelling developed around his right knee.  

Johnson went in for arthroscopic surgery and tweeted afterwards to his followers that everything went good.  

Panthers general manager Marty Hurney said the medical staff decided to schedule the "minor clean-out". 

Johnson is expected to be ready for training camp in July.

Johnson signed a six year, $72 million contract with a $30 million signing bonus.  

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