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Bengals | Michael Johnson update

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:28:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals DE Michael Johnson (knee) will be out four weeks with a grade 2 medial collateral ligament sprain.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson injures knee

Sun, 02 Aug 2015 16:23:23 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DE Michael Johnson (knee) suffered an apparent medial collateral ligament sprain Sunday, Aug. 2.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson deal has escalator clause

Tue, 17 Mar 2015 23:21:52 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals DL Michael Johnson has a clause in his four-year contract that raises its value from $20 million to $24 million. The clause kicks in if Johnson has 10 or more sacks in 2015.

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Bengals | More on Michael Johnson's contract

Sun, 15 Mar 2015 11:11:49 -0700

Updating previous reports, Cincinnati Bengals DE Michael Johnson signed a four-year deal worth $20 million. Johnson is scheduled to make $6 million in 2015.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson contract update

Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:27:21 -0700

Updating a previous report, Cincinnati Bengals DE Michael Johnson has agreed to a four-year deal with the team. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson agrees to terms

Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:06:49 -0700

Free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Buccaneers) has agreed to terms with the Cincinnati Bengals. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson to visit

Sat, 14 Mar 2015 08:23:18 -0700

Free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Buccaneers) is scheduled to meet with the Cincinnati Bengals, according to a source. Johnson is expected to decide who to sign with after his meeting with the Bengals.

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Vikings | Michael Johnson to visit

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:22:03 -0700

Free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Buccaneers) will have his first visit with the Minnesota Vikings, according to a source.

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Buccaneers | Michael Johnson released

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:52:46 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson was officially released Wednesday, March 11, a year after signing a five-year, $43.8 million deal. He will collect $7 million in guarantees in 2015, but the release saves the Bucs $2 million in salary cap space.

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Vikings | An option for Michael Johnson?

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:27:43 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson could be a scheme fit for the Minnesota Vikings once he is released by the Bucs. Johnson's former defensive coordinator with the Cincinnati Bengals, Mike Zimmer, is now the head coach of the Vikings.

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Buccaneers | Michael Johnson to be released

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 12:35:31 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson will be released Wednesday, March 11.

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Buccaneers | Keeping Michael Johnson won't be cheap

Mon, 23 Feb 2015 13:37:53 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson is due $7 million of fully guaranteed money this offseason. Johnson could be traded, but other teams may not want to pay up for the veteran defensive end. If the Bucs want to keep Johnson, they'll need to pay an additional $7 million on top of the $7 million already guaranteed.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson could be option

Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:47:21 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson could be an option for the Cincinnati Bengals this offseason if the Buccaneers decide to release Johnson.

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Chiefs | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:26:42 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DE Allen Bailey (concussion), TE Anthony Fasano and LB Tamba Hali (knee) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 10. WR Donnie Avery (groin), CB Phillip Gaines (concussion) and LB Joe Mays (knee) all were limited. S Husain Abdullah (foot), WR Junior Hemingway (concussion), LB James-Michael Johnson (back, knee), CB Christopher Owens (knee) and CB Sean Smith (groin) all fully practiced.

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Chiefs | Friday injury report

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:03:12 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway (concussion) and DE Allen Bailey (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 14. WR Donnie Avery (groin), P Dustin Colquitt (calf), TE Anthony Fasano (knee), CB Jamell Fleming (hamstring), LB Dee Ford (quadriceps), LB Tamba Hali (knee), LB James-Michael Johnson (back, knee), LB Josh Mauga (back), OG Mike McGlynn (quadriceps), CB Christopher Owens (knee) and CB Sean Smith are listed as probable. Hemingway and Bailey did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 5. Fasano and Hali were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Friday practice report for Week 11

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:20:13 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot), OT Demar Dotson (neck) and DT Gerald McCoy (groin) all fully practiced Friday, Nov. 14, and are probable for the team's Week 11 game. DE Michael Johnson (hand), TE Luke Stocker (hip) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) all were limited in practice and are questionable.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:32:38 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DT Gerald McCoy (groin) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 13. OTs Anthony Collins (foot), Demar Dotson (neck), DE Michael Johnson (hand) and TE Luke Stocker (hip) practiced fully.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:40:29 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot), OT Demar Dotson (neck), DE Michael Johnson (hand) and TE Luke Stocker (hip) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 12. DT Gerald McCoy (groin) did not participate in practice.

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Buccaneers | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 09 Nov 2014 08:37:59 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB Alterraun Verner, OT Anthony Collins, RB Doug Martin, OG Kadeem Edwards, TE Luke Stocker, DL Michael Johnson, WR Robert Herron inactive for Week 10.

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Buccaneers | Friday practice report for Week 10

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:37:51 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 7, and is doubtful for Week 10. OG Kadeem Edwards (foot) was limited in practice and has been ruled out. LB Lavonte David (knee), DE Michael Johnson (hand) and LB Brandon McGee (knee) all fully practiced and are questionable. TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (thumb), DT Akeem Spence (hamstring) and TE Luke Stocker were all limited in practice and are questionable. CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) did not practice and is doubtful.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:49:16 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot), DT Akeem Spence (hamstring) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 6. TE Luke Stocker (hip), LB Brandon Magee (knee), DE Michael Johnson (hand) and LB Lavonte David (knee) were limited.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 05 Nov 2014 14:15:15 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot), TE Luke Stocker (hip) and CB Alterraun Verner (hamstring) didn't practice Wednesday, Nov. 5. LB Lavonte David (knee), DE Michael Johnson (hand), LB Brandon Magee (knee), RB Charles Sims (ankle) and DT Akeem Spence (hamstring) were limited.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:42:32 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot) and LB Brandon Magee (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 30. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), WR Trindon Holliday (hamstring) and DE Michael Johnson (hand) were limited.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:39:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Anthony Collins (foot) and LB Brandon Magee (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 29. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee) and DE Michael Johnson (hand) were listed as limited participants.

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Buccaneers | Friday's Week 5 injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:10:30 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Larry English (hamstring) and SS Dashon Goldson (ankle) did not practice Friday, Oct. 3, and each is out for the Week 5 game against the New Orleans Saints. SS Mark Barron (abdomen), LB Mason Foster (shoulder), DE Michael Johnson (ankle), DT Gerald McCoy (hand) and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) were each limited participants Friday, and are all listed as questionable. CB Johnthan Banks (non-injury related) practiced fully and is probable.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:11:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB Johnthan Banks (non-injury related), DE Larry English (hamstring), FS Dashon Goldson (ankle), DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and QB Josh McCown (thumb) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. SS Mark Barron (abdomen), LB Mason Foster (shoulder) and DT Gerald McCoy (hand) were limited.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report for Week 5

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:16:32 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Larry English (hamstring), SS Dashon Goldson (ankle), DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. SS Mark Barron (abdomen), LB Mason Foster (shoulder) and DT Gerald McCoy (hand) all were limited in practice.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 4

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:17:17 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Larry English (hamstring) and LB Mason Foster (shoulder) both did not practice Friday, Sept. 26, and have been ruled out for Week 4. DE William Gholston (shoulder) fully practiced and is probable. DT Gerald McCoy (hand) and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) were both limited in practice and are probable. DE Michael Johnson (ankle) was limited in practice and is questionable.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:57:50 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Larry English (hamstring), LB Mason Foster (shoulder) and QB Josh McCown (hand) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 25. DE Michael Johnson (ankle), DT Gerald McCoy (hand) and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) were limited, while DE William Gholston (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday injury report for Week 4

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:30:53 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (shoulder) and DE Michael Johnson (ankle) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. DT Gerald McCoy (hand) and TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (ankle) were both limited in practice. DE William Gholston (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Michael Johnson sees time

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:36:04 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson (ankle) did not start the game Thursday, Sept. 18, against the Atlanta Falcons. Johnson did play off the bench. He missed the previous game.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday injury report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:23:31 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 3. DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and DT Gerald McCoy (hand) are listed as questionable, while DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen), C Evan Dietrich-Smith (back), OT Demar Dotson (hamstring), DE William Gholston (shoulder), OG Logan Mankins (knee) and FS Bradley McDougald (knee) are listed as probable. Foster did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. Johnson and McCoy were limited during practice, while the rest of the players fully participated in practice.

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Buccaneers | Tuesday practice report

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:56:46 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Mason Foster (shoulder) and DT Gerald McCoy (hand) did not practice Tuesday, Sept. 16. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (back), DE William Gholston (shoulder), DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and OG Logan Mankins (knee) were limited, while DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen), OT Demar Dotson (hamstring) and S Bradley McDougald (knee) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:54:35 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared DE Michael Johnson, OG Rishaw Johnson, RB Doug Martin, DB Rashaan Melvin, OT Kevin Pamphile, TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins inactive for Week 2.

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Buccaneers | Friday injury report for Week 2

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:17:39 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers OT Demar Dotson (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 12, and is probable for Week 2. OG Logan Mankins (knee), S Bradley McDougald (knee), DE William Gholston (shoulder) and DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen) all fully practiced and are questionable. DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle) both did not practice and have been ruled out.

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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:45:44 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson (ankle) and CB Rashaan Melvin did not practice Thursday, Sept. 11. OG Logan Mankins (knee), DE Adrian Clayborn (elbow) and DE William Gholston (shoulder) were limited. DE Da'Quan Bowers (abdomen) and OT Demar Dotson (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Buccaneers | Michael Johnson not practicing

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 11:35:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson (ankle) was not participating in the portion of practice open to the media Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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Buccaneers | Michael Johnson returns to practice

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:53:51 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DE Michael Johnson (knee) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Buccaneers | Micahel Johnson to play right defensive end

Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:39:50 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Lovie Smith assured DE Michael Johnson he will play right defensive end in Tampa.

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Buccaneers | Michael Johnson agrees

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:02:12 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed with free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Bengals) on a five-year, $43.75 million deal with $24 million guaranteed.

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Buccaneers | Front runners for Michael Johnson

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:57:01 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers plan to be active in free agency, and they are considered the front runners to sign free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Bengals).

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Vikings | Michael Johnson may go elsewhere

Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:25:41 -0700

Although the Minnesota Vikings have expressed an interest in free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Bengals), the signing of DE Everson Griffen could put a stop to that. Sources indicate Johnson could head elsewhere, although new Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer had Johnson as a player in Cincinnati.

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Vikings | Contact Michael Johnson

Sun, 09 Mar 2014 09:09:11 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have reached out to free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Bengals) to express their interest in him.

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Buccaneers | Pushing hard for Michael Johnson

Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:49:18 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and head coach Lovie Smith are making a hard push to sign free-agent DE Michael Johnson (Bengals).

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Eagles | Michael Johnson, Mike Neal could be options

Fri, 07 Mar 2014 18:15:28 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles could show interest in Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent DE Michael Johnson and Green Bay Packers impending free-agent LB Mike Neal as part of their search for an outside linebacker.

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Falcons | Michael Johnson might be in sights

Mon, 03 Mar 2014 20:42:07 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent DE Michael Johnson could be a potential target for the Atlanta Falcons. He played his college ball at Georgia Tech, and reportedly has the football intelligence that the team covets.

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Bengals | Will make every effort to sign Michael Johnson

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:02:12 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals will make every effort to re-sign DL Michael Johnson after it appeared he might walk via free agency earlier in the offseason.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson will hit market

Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:18:44 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals will allow impending free-agent DE Michael Johnson to hit the free-agent market, because they are not expected to be able to re-sign him.

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Bengals | Michael Johnson not expected back

Mon, 10 Feb 2014 13:07:15 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals likely will not be able to re-sign impending free-agent DE Michael Johnson this offseason, because he is expected to receive a more lucrative offer from another team. There is a chance the team could place the franchise tag on him for the second straight year.

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Vikings | May pursue Michael Johnson

Sat, 08 Feb 2014 08:31:32 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings could consider pursuing Cincinnati Bengals impending free-agent DE Michael Johnson but it may depend on his asking price. Head coach Mike Zimmer did coach Johnson when he was with the Bengals.

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