27-Year-Old Defensive End – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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...
Michael Johnson Contract Information:
Agreed to a five-year, $43.75 million deal, with $24 million guaranteed, with the Buccaneers in March of 2014.
Johnson (ankle) is active for Sunday's game in New Orleans, Scott Smith of the Buccaneers' official site reports.
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Michael Johnson: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Johnson bumped up from no participation Wednesday, which can be considered a rest day. If he's able to suit up Sunday at New Orleans, he'll be hard-pressed to bring down Drew Brees, who has been sacked just four times in four contests this season.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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).
A third round pick in the 2009 draft, the Bengals are hoping he can bolster their pass rush.