The Indianapolis Colts have brought back defensive back D.J. Johnson and running back Alvester Alexander to their practice squad.
Johnson came to the Colts in an offseason trade with Philadelphia. He spent all of training camp with Indy before being cut Saturday when the Colts claimed three players off waivers. Indy trimmed its roster to the NFL limit of 53 on Friday.
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September 03, 2012
Over the weekend, Ryan Grigson added to his list of players he's snagged from his previous contacts, this time trading with the Philadelphia Eagles to acquire CB D.J. Johnson. In return, the Colts gave up a former fan favorite DT Ollie Ogbu.
Ogbu spent his time in Indianapolis on the practice squad, which is where Johnson spent his time last season in Philadelphia. Johnson...
The Colts have decided to trade 3rd string defensive end Ollie Ogbu to the Eagles for cornerback DJ Johnson.
The Colts have made a move, but not a very big one. They got rid of Ollie Ogbu, who had a reasonable chance of making the roster. In return, they got Johnson, a cornerback who has played with 7 teams in the last 4 years. Not exactly promising.
What Johnson does bring...
The Philadelphia Eagles have traded cornerback D.J. Johnson to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday for defensive tackle Ollie Ogbu in a deal involving two undrafted free agents. Johnson, who five interceptions during his senior season at Jackson State, has played 10 NFL games over two seasons (2009-10) with the New York Giants, making three tackles. He was on the Eagles practice squad...
The Washington Redskins have cut cornerback D.J. Johnson and replaced him on the 53-man roster with rookie cornerback Brandyn Thompson, who has spent much of this season bouncing back and forth between the practice squad and the official roster, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed Tuesday night.
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