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Who is Michael Johnson? At 6'7'' and 260 lbs., Johnson is a tremendous athletic specimen and has the physical tools to be a dominant defensive end. However, after being drafted in the 3rd round in the 2009 NFL draft, Johnson has shown somewhat inconsistent production. After posting a career best 11.5 sacks in 2012, Johnson's sack numbers dropped all the way down to 3.5 in 2013. However, he did have a career best 56 tackles in 2013 (putting him in the top 20 among DEs). In addition, Johnson had 2 forced fumbles and an interception. However, what sets Johnson apart from other DEs is his ability to deflect passes at the line of scrimmage. Johnson had 10 passes defensed in 2013, more than twice as many as any other defensive lineman in the league (several DLs came in second with 4). Johnson is really known more for his ability to stop the run, but he has shown that he can disrupt the passing game in a number of ways.What's his contract situation? With the Carolina Pa...
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