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Bengals DE Michael Johnson back at practice

Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson was back on the practice field Monday for the first time since suffering a sprained MCL on Aug. 2. The initial timetable for Johnson's return was four weeks, but his status for Sunday's season opener in Oakland is still unclear. He has been working on the rehab field since Aug. 26. If Johnson is unable to play Sunday, Wallace Gilberry will...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson leaves Cincinnati Bengals practice, strains MCL

Some injury news from practice with the Cincinnati Bengals. Defensive end Michael Johnson was carted off of the field with a knee injury, after walking gingerly.  Tests confirmed that Johnson suffered an MCL strain.  Luckily for the Bengals, it is not serious, as Marvin Lewis said that Johnson should be OK. The Bengals are counting on Michael Johnson to team up with Geno Atkins...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Predictions: AFC North

An in depth look into the AFC North teams as they get prepared for the 2015 NFL draft. The decisions the Cleveland Browns make in this draft will do a great deal in influencing how the division will sort out in the future. Baltimore Ravens Needs- WR, CB, LB, OT, TE Possible first round picks- Ereck Flowers (OT), Marcus Peters (CB), Jalen Strong (WR), Dorial Green-Beckham (WR),...
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson: The Luckiest Player in the NFL?

Newly signed Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers exactly one year after signing a five-year, $43.8 million contract with the team. His deal with Tampa Bay last March called for $18 million guaranteed, a total of $16 million of which Johnson was actually paid to play one year in Tampa. In his only season with the Buccaneers...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers to Release Michael Johnson

Exactly a year after signing defensive end Michael Johnson to a five-year, $43.75 million contract, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are on the verge of releasing the once prized free agent. The #Bucs will release DE Michael Johnson by 4 pm today. — Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) March 11, 2015 Johnson, 28, recorded just four sacks in his only season with Tampa Bay. He’s three years removed...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

What to do with Michael Johnson

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers were big players in free agency last offseason. After a 2-14 season, many feel the Bucs should do another dismantling of the roster which includes releasing defensive end Michael Johnson.  Johnson came over from the Cincinnati Bengals where he posted a 3.5-sack season in 2013 after tallying 11.5 sacks the year prior. The six-year veteran’s production...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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

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