Originally written on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 10/16/14
Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson had a solid rookie season in 2012 that included him catching 15 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown, and according to the West Virginia product, he believes he will be used even more in the passing game in 2013."My coaches and I have discussed my future role, and if I continue to gain their trust, I believe that they will utilize me more frequently in the passing game in addition to my traditional blocking role as fullback," Johnson told Caleb Wygal of Pros Report.Johnson was discovered by the Steelers during West Virginia's 2012 Pro Day as the former Mountaineer was invited to participate in it for a second year in a row. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and general manager Kevin Colbert were impressed enough by the workout of the former undrafted free agent that they immediately signed him to a futures contract.When the Steelers started training camp a year ago, Will Johnson was behind fellow fullback David Johnson on the dep...
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