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Michael Johnson

27-Year-Old Defensive End – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2014 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

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 pick...

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2014 ADP:

IDP Rank: Hidden

Bye Week:  7

HT: 6' 7"   WT: 270   DOB: 2/7/1987  College: Georgia Tech  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michael Johnson Contract Information:

Agreed to a five-year, $43.75 million deal, with $24 million guaranteed, with the Buccaneers in March of 2014.

September 29, 2014  –  Michael Johnson News

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Johnson recorded his first two sacks of the season and added three more tackles Sunday in a 27-24 win over the Steelers.

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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 3 11 7 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 27 TB Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Michael Johnson

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. Larry English
  3. Scott Solomon
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Snap Count Stats

59

Defensive Snaps in 2014

Michael Johnson was on the field for 59 of his team's snaps on defense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Michael Johnson was on the field for 5 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Def ST
2012 854 60
2013 838 34
2014 59 5
Michael Johnson 2014 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 Car 53 5 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 StL
3 @Atl 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Pit 0 0 5 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 @NO
6 Bal
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Min
9 @Cle
10 Atl
11 @Was
12 @Chi
13 Cin
14 @Det
15 @Car
16 GB
17 NO

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:   270 lbs
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Michael Johnson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Johnson (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

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Johnson (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against Pittsburgh.

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Johnson (ankle) is not included on the Buccaneers' inactive list for Thursday night's game against the Falcons.

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Johnson (ankle) is listed as questionable for Thursday's contest in Atlanta, the Buccaneers' official site reports.

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Johnson (ankle) was limited in Tuesday's practice, the Buccaneers' official site reports.

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Johnson (ankle) returned to practice Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Johnson missed last Sunday's game with an ankle injury, but could be ready to return this Thursday against the Falcons. Should he do so, Johnson would help a Buccaneers defense already without Adrian Clayborn (biceps), Mason Foster (shoulder), and possibly Gerald McCoy (hand).
Johnson (ankle) is out for Sunday's game against St. Louis.

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Coach Lovie Smith said Johnson sat out practice Tuesday with a knee bruise, Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Johnson inked a five-year, $43.75 million deal with the Bucs on Tuesday, including a guaranteed $24 million, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports.

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Despite regressing to 3.5 sacks in 2013, Johnson notched a career-best 56 tackles (35 solo) with nine passes defended and two forced fumbles on the ledger. In five NFL campaigns, he's missed just one game, while racking up 26.5 sacks. He'll now act as a pass-rushing and run-stopping complement to defensive stalwarts Lavonte David and Gerald McCoy.

RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.