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Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson’s rehab looks like it’s going really well (Video)

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson tore his achilles in a Week 1 loss to the Tennessee Titans and missed the entire 2014 season. Five months after the injury, it looks like rehab is going quite well. AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating all 32 starters if needed for just one game Power Rankings: Rating NFL owners from 1-32s Johnson’s a three-time Pro Bowler and was...
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February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Where Do the Chiefs Go From Here? Part 2 - Defense

On defense the Kansas City Chiefs have most of the pieces to continue to play at a high level in 2015. With Pro Bowlers on both the defensive line and at linebacker the Chiefs defense has the ability to cause havoc on offenses. With a few added players mixed in to the right positions the defense could take major leaps forward.On the defensive line the Chiefs will have a decision...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Derrick Johnson tears Achilles, out for season

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Sunday’s game against the Titans. Johnson had to be carted off the field after he went down with the injury. Kansas City is already without LB Joe Mays, so this is hardly the type of news they were hoping for. An Achilles tear would almost certainly end Johnson’s season. The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs linebacker Johnson sets sights on tackles record

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The question lobbed from the back of the media scrum was something of a throwaway, one last query for Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson as he headed from the practice field to the locker room. It wound up stopping him in his tracks. "You're 32. Have you given any thought to how much time you want to keep doing this?" "First of all," Johnson replied glibly, "I'm...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Pro Bowls may not lead to playoff success

The Kansas City Chiefs made headlines Sunday night even though the team’s season ended weeks ago. The Chiefs had the most players of any team at the NFL Pro Bowl in Honolulu and Chiefs linebacker, Derrick Johnson, finished the night by taking home an award as the game’s Defensive MVP. Johnson was just one of the Chiefs’ 10 Pro Bowlers in last night’s game. Ten Pro Bowlers...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Johnson tabbed defensive MVP of Pro Bowl

HONOLULU -- Jerry Rice has fresh bragging rights on Deion Sanders nearly a decade after both players retired from the NFL. Dallas running back DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard touchdown pass with 41 seconds left and Carolina running back Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point conversion to give Rice a 22-21 win over Sanders in the first schoolyard-style Pro Bowl on Sunday...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Johnson levels teammate Jamaal Charles

The NFL has been the most popular sport for the last 30 years.  It also happens to be one of the most violent sports, and sometimes players accidentally wind up hurting a teammate just from being at the wrong place at the wrong time.  But it’s incredibly rare for an All-Pro linebacker to clash into an All-Pro running back when the two star players are on the same team.  That...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fans congratulate Pro Bowlers Alex Smith and Derrick Johnson

There was plenty of love to go around the Chiefs Kingdom for starting quarterback Alex Smith and middle linebacker Derrick Johnson. That would be because both of them are now going to the Pro Bowl in place of players who needed to drop out. Johnson, going to his third straight Pro Bowl, is replacing San Francisco linebacker NaVorro Bowman after the 49er tore his ACL and PCL during...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs look to win with no “Luck”

Derrick Johnson looks to contain Andrew Luck and the Colts this week on way to their twelfth victory of the season. (kcchiefs.com) The Kansas City Chiefs play their final home game of the season on Sunday when they take on Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have already clinched the AFC South this season, but the Chiefs look to keep the possibility of winning the West...
Via isportsweb.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Johnson on Mack Brown: 'He's always been a father figure in my life'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Derrick Johnson isn't going to kick his old college coach while he's down. Or on his way out. "You know, it's a hard deal for anybody to step down from a job that's probably the best job in college football," the Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker said Wednesday when asked about soon-to-be-ex-Texas coach Mack Brown. "He's done a lot at Texas." Brown announced his...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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