Rufus Johnson

33-Year-Old LinebackerLB
 Free Agent  
2023 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Rufus Johnson in 2023. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Released by the Raiders in September of 2017.
Signs with Raiders
LBOakland Raiders
August 4, 2017
Johnson agreed to a deal with the Raiders on Friday, Jimmy Durkin of the Bay Area News reports.
Johnson last took the field during the regular season with the Patriots for one game in 2015 and was most recently waived by the Redskins in May. The 26-year-old figures to be a long shot for the final roster, but he'll compete for a spot providing depth at linebacker.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Looking to secure a roster spot as a depth linebacker.
Johnson was unable to claim a roster spot as a linebacker in the Saints' 3-4 defensive system, and is now a free agent after he was waived by the team in August.
Johnson will compete for a roster spot, and potentially a starting position, at outside linebacker with the Saints. Johnson, out of tiny Tarleton State, could hold decent fantasy value if he is able to secure a starting position.
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Waived by Redskins
LBFree Agent
May 2, 2017
Johnson was waived by Washington on Tuesday, the team's official site reports.
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LBNew Orleans Saints
June 13, 2013
With the news that Victor Butler will miss the entire 2013 season with a torn ACL, Johnson could vie for a starting position at strong side outside linebacker in the Saints' 3-4 defense. Johnson was drafted by New Orleans in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft out of Tarleton State.
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