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Lions | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:02:44 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (knee), DE George Johnson (groin), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. DT Nick Fairley (biceps), SS James Ihedigbo (neck) and FB Montell Owens (hamstring) were limited. FS Don Carey was a full participant.

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Lions | Wednesday injury report for Week 3

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:43:34 -0700

Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (knee), LB Travis Lewis (quadriceps) and OT LaAdrian Waddle (calf) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. DT Nick Fairley (biceps), SS James Ihedigbo (neck), DE George Johnson (groin), FB Montell Owens (hamstring) and CB Cassius Vaughn (ankle) all were limited in practice. FS Don Carey (hamstring) fully participated in practice. S Don Carey (hamstring) fully participated in practice.

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Lions | George Johnson works with top unit

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:22:20 -0700

Detroit Lions DE George Johnson saw some playing time with the first unit at defensive end Wednesday, July 30. Johnson has trimmed down to 263 pounds, and head coach Jim Caldwell wants to get a closer look at the naturally explosive athlete on the edge.

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Lions | George Johnson financials

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:48:48 -0700

Updating a previous item, Detroit Lions DE George Johnson gets $730,000 with no guaranteed money as part of his one-year contract. His cap number is $570,000 thanks to the minimum-salary benefit.

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Lions | George Johnson signs

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:18:45 -0700

The Detroit Lions signed free-agent DE George Johnson (Vikings) to an undisclosed deal.

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Vikings | Roster moves

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:42:09 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed free-agent DE Justin Trattou (Giants) to an undisclosed deal Wednesday, Oct. 9, and waived DE George Johnson in a corresponding move.

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Vikings | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 08:31:27 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Chase Baker, CB Chris Cook, QB Christian Ponder, DL George Johnson, SS Jamarca Sanford, OG Jeff Baca, TE Rhett Ellison inactive for Week 4.

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Vikings | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 22 Sep 2013 08:44:10 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Chase Baker, DL George Johnson, LB Gerald Hodges, OG Jeff Baca, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, FS Mistral Raymond, TE Rhett Ellison inactive for Week 3.

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Vikings | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 08:32:08 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL Chase Baker, DL George Johnson, LB Gerald Hodges, OG Jeff Baca, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, LB Michael Mauti, FS Mistral Raymond inactive for Week 2.

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Vikings | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 08 Sep 2013 08:48:54 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared DL George Johnson, LB Gerald Hodges, OG Jeff Baca, DL Kevin Williams, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, LB Michael Mauti, FS Mistral Raymond inactive for Week 1.

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Vikings | Three competing for No. 4 DE job

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:51:11 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DEs Lawrence Jackson, D'Aundre Reed and George Johnson have been competing for the No. 4 defensive end job during training camp.

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Vikings | Week 18 Inactives

Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:50:57 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have declared CB Brandon Burton, QB Christian Ponder, DL D'Aundre Reed, DL George Johnson, WR Stephen Burton, OT Troy Kropog, LB Tyrone McKenzie inactive for Week 18.

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Vikings | Seven probable for Wild Card game

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:55:19 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), P Chris Kluwe (knee), T Phil Loadholt (knee), S Brian Robison (shoulder) and S Harrison Smith (knee) all fully practiced and are probable for the team's Wild Card game.

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Vikings | Five players fully practice

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:48:19 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Jan. 3.

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Vikings | Five players take part in practice

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:45:08 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Phil Loadholt (knee), DE Jared Allen (shoulder), DE George Johnson (quadriceps), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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Vikings | Two added to roster

Sat, 22 Dec 2012 11:36:01 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have activated CB Chris Cook (arm) from the Injured Reserve/Designated to Return list. The team also signed practice squad DE George Johnson to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Vikings | One added, one cut

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 07:47:20 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings signed DE George Johnson to the practice squad and waived DE Ernest Owusu from the practice squad.

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Buccaneers | Roster moves

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 15:07:12 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted DE Aaron Morgan to the active roster Thursday, Nov. 1, and waived DE George Johnson in a corresponding move.

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Buccaneers | Could make changes to defense

Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:53:37 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could switch from a 4-3 defensive alignment to a three-man front in the coming weeks after they learned that DE Adrian Clayborn (knee) is lost for the season with a torn ligament in his right knee. DT Gerald McCoy should see an increased role starting in Week 4. DEs George Johnson and Daniel Te'o-Nesheim will also see more repetitions.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Buccaneers | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 08:49:52 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB Anthony Gaitor, WR Chris Owusu, CB E.J. Biggers, DL George Johnson, OT Jamon Meredith, CB Keith Tandy, RB Michael Smith inactive for Week 3.

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Buccaneers | Week 2 Inactives

Sun, 16 Sep 2012 08:40:59 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB Anthony Gaitor, OG Derek Hardman, CB E.J. Biggers, DL George Johnson, OT Jeremy Trueblood, RB Michael Smith, LB Najee Goode inactive for Week 2.

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Buccaneers | Depth adequate along defensive line

Wed, 29 Aug 2012 22:49:36 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have gotten some of the bigger plays of the preseason from reserves DLs George Johnson, E.J. Wilson and LB Dekoda Watson, proving that the team has adequate depth on the defensive side of the ball.

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Buccaneers | Opportunity for Michael Bennett, George Johnson

Tue, 15 May 2012 21:13:56 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DLs Michael Bennett (ankle) and George Johnson will get a chance to fill the void left by the injury to DL Da'Quan Bowers (Achilles'). Bennett is still limited after offseason ankle surgery, and Johnson has played just four career games.

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Buccaneers | Roster moves

Mon, 14 Nov 2011 12:57:20 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed DL George Johnson (undisclosed) on the Injured Reserve Monday, Nov. 14, and re-signed DL John McCargo in a corresponding move.

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Buccaneers | Roster moves

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:59:26 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers promoted DL George Johnson to the active roster Monday, Oct. 10, and released TE Collin Franklin in a corresponding move. Also, the team placed S Devin Holland (back) on the Injured Reserve.

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Buccaneers | To make roster moves

Mon, 10 Oct 2011 13:43:26 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers DL George Johnson will be promoted from the practice squad to account for the injury to DL Gerald McCoy (ankle). TE Collin Franklin will be released to make room on the roster.

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Buccaneers | Two waived

Mon, 05 Sep 2011 14:26:58 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have waived DE George Johnson and CB D.J. Johnson.

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Buccaneers | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 02 Jan 2011 08:59:36 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB D.J. Johnson, DL Doug Worthington, FB Earnest Graham, DL George Johnson, TE Nathan Overbay, QB Rudy Carpenter, WR Sammie Stroughter, OT Will Barker inactive for Week 17.

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Buccaneers | Week 16 Inactives

Sun, 26 Dec 2010 12:16:19 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared CB D.J. Johnson, SS Dominique Harris, DL George Johnson, OT James Lee, RB Kregg Lumpkin, TE Nathan Overbay, QB Rudy Carpenter, WR Sammie Stroughter inactive for Week 16.

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Buccaneers | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 08:56:31 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have declared OG Brandon Carter, CB D.J. Johnson, WR Dezmon Briscoe, DL Erik Lorig, DL George Johnson, FS Larry Asante, QB Rudy Carpenter, OT Will Barker inactive for Week 15.

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Buccaneers | Two added to active roster

Tue, 14 Dec 2010 11:03:15 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they have signed practice squad DE George Johnson and LB Tyrone McKenzie to their active rosters. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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Buccaneers | Three signed to practice squad

Sun, 05 Sep 2010 15:58:48 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed free-agent CB Vince Anderson, DE George Johnson and TE Ryan Purvis to their practice squad, reports Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times.

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Buccaneers | 18 players set free

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 11:59:16 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have released CB Brandon Anderson, S Vince Anderson, RB Carlos Brown, G Marc Dile, T Xavier Fulton, DE George Johnson, TE Jeron Mastrud, LB Rico McCoy, DT Dre Moore, DT Carlton Powell, TE Ryan Purvis, C Donovan Raiola, CB Derrick Roberson, DE James Ruffin, FB Rendrick Taylor, CB Trae Williams, and QB Jevan Snead have been released, reports Buccaneers.com. C Jonathan Compas (undisclosed) was waived/injured.

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Buccaneers | George Johnson re-signed

Tue, 24 Aug 2010 06:17:22 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have re-signed DL George Johnson, the team announced Tuesday, Aug. 24. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Buccaneers | George Johnson waived

Tue, 10 Aug 2010 11:14:50 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they have waived DE George Johnson.

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Buccaneers | Five players signed

Mon, 03 May 2010 05:11:24 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced Monday, May 3, that they have signed rookie free-agent WR Chris Brooks (Nebraska), OG Lee Grimes (Texas A&M), DL George Johnson (Rutgers), FB Rendrick Taylor (Clemson) and CB Darrell Pasco (Georgia Southern).

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Bears | Two prospects visit Monday

Mon, 05 Apr 2010 19:27:37 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Kansas State DT Jeffrey Fitzgerald and Rutgers DT George Johnson visited the Chicago Bears Monday, April 5.

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NFL | G. Johnson works out at Pro Day

Wed, 10 Mar 2010 19:03:47 -0800

Justin VanFulpen, of NFL Draft Bible, reports Rutgers DE George Johnson measured in at his Pro Day with a height of 6-foot-4 1/8, 268 pounds. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.67 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.32 seconds. He measured a 31-inch vertical jump and completed 29 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.

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