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Michael Johnson

30-Year-Old Defensive End – Cincinnati Bengals

2017 Defensive Stats

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10

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2017 Defensive Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Michael Johnson in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

2017 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  6

HT: 6' 7"   WT: 272   DOB: 2/7/1987  College: Georgia Tech  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Johnson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Bengals in March of 2015.

October 9, 2017  –  Michael Johnson News

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Johnson recorded four tackles (all solo) and two sacks in Sunday's 20-16 victory over the Bills.

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Michael Johnson NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2009 22 16 - 12 - 3 - 0 0 - 0 - - - -
2010 23 CIN 16 34 25 9 2.5 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2011 24 CIN 16 42 27 15 6 5 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2012 25 CIN 16 52 35 17 11.5 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2013 26 CIN 15 56 35 21 3.5 9 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 27 TB 14 27 20 7 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
2015 28 CIN 16 42 29 13 5 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
2016 29 CIN 16 45 32 13 3.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 30 CIN 4 10 9 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Michael Johnson – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Defensive End
  1. Michael Johnson
  2. Jordan Willis
Cincinnati Bengals

Snap Count Stats

169

Defensive Snaps in 2017

Michael Johnson was on the field for 169 of his team's snaps on defense in 2017.

14

Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Michael Johnson was on the field for 14 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Def ST
2015 848 56
2016 831 62
2017 169 14
Michael Johnson 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Bal 24 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Hou
3 @GB 57 5 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Cle 39 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Buf 49 4 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @Pit
8 Ind
9 @Jax
10 @Ten
11 @Den
12 Cle
13 Pit
14 Chi
15 @Min
16 Det
17 @Bal

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Michael Johnson
As Compared To Other Defensive Ends
Height:   6' 7"
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Weight:   272 lbs
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Michael Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson had three tackles (all solo) and a sack in Sunday's 27-24 overtime loss to the Packers.

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Johnson (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Packers.

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Johnson (concussion) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Packers, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Johnson (concussion) won't play in Thursday's game against the Texans.

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Johnson (concussion) did not participate in Tuesday's practice, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports.

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Johnson (concussion) has been downgraded to out, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports.

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Johnson is questionable to return with a possible concussion, Jay Morrison of the Dayton Daily News reports.

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Johnson (calf) has been ruled active for Monday's game against the Giants.

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Johnson is questionable for Monday's game against the Giants due to a calf injury, Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Though Johnson (knee) didn't start Sunday's win over the Raiders, he was on the field for 58 percent of the defensive snaps.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

There was no outlook written for Michael Johnson.

2016

A third-round pick of the Bengals in 2009, Johnson has missed just three games in his seven years with the team. The veteran defensive end was on the field for 77.9 percent of the teams defensive snaps and put up numbers to reflect that, recording 42 tackles, five sacks, three forced fumbles, and two passes defensed. Entering his eighth campaign, look for Johnson to again shore up the line on what has proven to be a formidable Bengals defense.

2015

From the Bengals perspective, their experience with Johnson worked out perfectly. They couldn't afford his cap number on the open market, so when the Bucs swooped in with a five-year, $43.75 million offer last offseason, they let him go and accepted the compensatory draft pick. However, Johnson didn't work out for Tampa, tallying just 27 tackles and four sacks while missing multiple games due to a hand injury. Disappointed in their investment, the Buccaneers released Johnson this offseason, and the Bengals were able to welcome him back to the fold at a much friendlier salary cap deal of four years and $24 million. This season, he'll be part of a rotation in the Bengals' deep defensive end corps, sharing reps with Wallace Gilberry and Margus Hunt opposite Carlos Dunlap.

2014

After recording a career-high 11.5 sacks in 2012, Johnson came back to earth last season, managing to reach only 3.5 in 15 games. However, he did rack up a career-high 56 tackles (35 solo) and he picked off one pass for the third consecutive year, while forcing two fumbles. He turned that production into five-year, $43.75 million contract with the Bucs that included $24 million guaranteed. With that kind of financial commitment, he'll be expected to put up big numbers will likely seeing a high snap count.

2013

Johnson had a breakout season in 2012, recording 11.5 sacks. The Bengals have a lethal pass rush heading into 2013 with the combination of Johnson and Geno Atkins (12.5 sacks last season).

2009

A third round pick in the 2009 draft, the Bengals are hoping he can bolster their pass rush.