10 Things you did not know about Michael Johnson

While Lovie Smith continues to target potential contributors in free agency, it’s clear that Michael Johnson could bring the biggest impact of all the new Buccaneers. You know he had 11.5 sacks in 2012, you know he played his college ball at Georgia Tech and fell to the third round in the 2009 draft. But to know the man, you have to go deeper than his stats. 10. He played tight...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign DE Michael Johnson

The Buccaneers had a gaping hole at defensive end and filled it with Michael Johnson. Johnson is an incredibly athletic edge rusher who went in the 3rd round out of Georgia Tech in 2009 because a lot of his tape didn’t match his athleticism. He eventually put everything together in 2012 in the contract year of his rookie deal, as he recorded 13 sacks and graded out as Pro Football...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Sign DE Michael Johnson

  Roy Cummings confirms that the Buccaneers have signed former Bengals DE Michael Johnson.  ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported that Michael Johnson has reached an agreement with the Buccaneers on a five-year, $43.75 million contract that includes $24 million guaranteed. Johnson, 27, appeared in 15 games for the Bengals last year and totaled 56 tackles, 3.5 sacks,...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: DE Michael Johnson expected to sign with Buccaneers

Defensive line help could be coming fast for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Multiple reports have defensive end Michael Johnson, formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals, likely to sign with Tampa Bay when free agents can execute contracts with teams starting at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Johnson, 27, was a heavy target for new coach Lovie Smith and new general manager Jason Licht in their attempt to...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals are likely going to lose Michael Johnson to the Bucs

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could end up with quite a bit of money when they let Darrelle Revis walk which is expected to happen on Wednesday after four.  If the Bucs keep Revis on their roster until 4:00 pm the compensation from the Jets will turn a fourth round pick into a 3rd rounder. With […]The post Bengals are likely going to lose Michael Johnson to the Bucs appeared first...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Have Expressed Interest In DE Michael Johnson

  Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports that the Vikings have expressed interest in Bengals’ free agent DE Michael Johnson. Goessling adds that sources have informed him that Johnson is “not going back to Cincy.” Adam Caplan expects “at least” six teams to be involved in the bidding for Johnson. Johnson, 27, appeared in 15 games for the Bengals last year and totaled...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Rumors: Minnesota to sign Michael Johnson?

The Minnesota Vikings hired former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to be their next head coach. One of Zimmer's best players, defensive end Michael Johnson, is scheduled to become a free agent. Could there be a match?The Cincinnati Enquirer's "gut" feeling is that Johnson will sign with the Vikings.By Jeffrey Beall via Wikimedia CommonsWith...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Finding Free Agents in '14: Michael Johnson

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...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson could land with the Vikings

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; It sounds like there’s a chance the Bengals will lose defensive end Michael Johnson to the Vikings in free agency. One free-agent match with buzz here: DE Michael Johnson and the #Vikings, who hired his former DC, Mike Zimmer, as head coach. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) February 22...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings may pursue signing Michael Johnson

The Minnesota Vikings are a team that needs a lot of help this offseason to even have a chance at competing in 2014, but all hope is not lost. With $20 million in cap space and a history of drafting well, the Vikings very well could turn things around in their first season under Mike Zimmer. One player that could come in and make an immediate impact is free agent defensive tackle...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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