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Darius Johnson

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NFL | Darius Johnson arrested in May

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:56:37 -0700

Free-agent WR Darius Johnson (Falcons) was arrested in May by the Atlanta Police Department for driving under the influence, expired or no driver's license on person, failure to have license on person and failure to obey signs or control devices.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - D. Orlando Ledbetter

Falcons | Waive Darius Johnson

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:20:03 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons waived WR Darius Johnson Friday, July 25.

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Falcons | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:52:25 -0800

Atlanta Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, 27, and have been ruled out for Week 17. WR Darius Johnson (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. C Peter Konz (neck) and CB Robert Alford (ankle) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Falcons | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:26:39 -0800

Atlanta Falcons RB Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26. CB Robert Alford (ankle) and WR Darius Johnson (ankle) were limited. C Peter Konz (neck) practiced in full.

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Falcons | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 13:22:45 -0800

Atlanta Falcons DT Corey Peters (Achilles'), RB Jacquizz Rodgers (concussion) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. CB Robert Alford (ankle) and WR Darius Johnson (ankle) both were limited in practice. C Peter Konz (neck) fully practiced.

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Falcons | Week 16 Inactives

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 16:38:49 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons have declared WR Darius Johnson, RB Josh Vaughan, LB Sean Weatherspoon, OT Sean Locklear, OL Terren Jones, DL Travian Robertson, SS Zeke Motta inactive for Week 16.

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Falcons | Saturday injury report for Week 16

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 16:13:49 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Darius Johnson (ankle) and SS Zeke Motta (hand, neck) have been ruled out for Week 16. RB Antone Smith (knee) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) are listed as questionable. FS Thomas DeCoud (concussion) is listed as probable. DeCoud fully participated in practice Saturday, Dec. 21. Smith was limited during practice while the other three players did not participate in practice.

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Falcons | Darius Johnson not expected to play

Sat, 21 Dec 2013 08:57:41 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Darius Johnson (ankle) is not participating in practice Saturday, Dec. 21, and is not expected to play Week 16.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Vaughan McClure

Falcons | Friday practice report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 12:44:17 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (concussion) fully practiced Friday, Dec. 20. RB Antone Smith (knee) was limited in practice. WR Darius Johnson (ankle), S Zeke Motta (hand, neck) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) all did not practice.

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Falcons | Thursday injury report for Week 16

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 12:57:42 -0800

Atlanta Falcons S Thomas DeCoud (concussion) fully practiced Thursday Dec. 19. S Zeke Motta (hand) was limited in practice. WR Darius Johnson (ankle), RB Antone Smith (knee) and LB Sean Weatherspoon (knee) all did not practice.

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Falcons | Darius Johnson seeing more of a role?

Tue, 12 Nov 2013 11:14:49 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Darius Johnson caught his first career touchdown in Week 10 against the Seattle Seahawks after playing 24 snaps in the game. He was elevated from the practice squad when WR Roddy White (ankle, hamstring) initially went down with injuries.

Fantasy Tip: Johnson may be worth watching in deeper leagues, especially if Atlanta remains committed to limited White's workload.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Vaughan McClure

Falcons | Darius Johnson added to roster

Sat, 19 Oct 2013 08:39:31 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Atlanta Falcons have signed practice squad WR Darius Johnson to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Falcons | Will promote Darius Johnson

Sat, 19 Oct 2013 07:06:41 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons are expected to promote WR Darius Johnson from the practice squad to the active roster Saturday, Oct. 19, to fill an open roster spot.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Vaughan McClure

Falcons | Eight signed for practice squad

Mon, 02 Sep 2013 00:55:54 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have signed eight players to their practice squad, including WR's James Rodgers and Darius Johnson. Also signed were FB Patrick DiMarco, QB Seth Doege, CB Jordan Mabin, OG Phillip Manley, DT Adam Replogle and TE Mickey Shuler.

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Falcons | Nine players waived

Sat, 31 Aug 2013 18:30:23 -0700

The Atlanta Falcons have waived FB Patrick DiMarco, LB Robert James, WR Darius Johnson, CB Jordan Mabin, OG Phillip Manley, OG Jacques McClendon, WR Martel Moore, DT Adam Replogle, and WR James Rodgers.

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NFL | Several WRs under three feet in vertical jump

Sun, 24 Feb 2013 19:42:01 -0800

Kansas State WR Chris Harper recorded a 35 1/2-inch vertical jump at the NFL Scouting Combine Sunday, Feb. 24. Florida State WR Rodney Smith, West Virginia WR Stedman Bailey and Washington State WR Marquess Wilson managed jumps of 34 1/2 inches. Texas Christian WR Josh Boyce had a 34-inch jump, while Elon WR Aaron Mellette, Southern California WR Robert Woods, Eastern Washington WR Brandon Kaufman, Lehigh WR Ryan Spadola, Oklahoma WR Kenny Stills, Cincinnati WR Kenbrell Thompkins and Baylor WR Lanear Sampson each checked in with a 33 1/2-inch jump. Jacksonville State WR Alan Bonner and Louisiana Tech WR Quinton Patton had a 33-inch jump, Duke WR Conner Vernon and Baylor WR Terrance Williams had a 32 1/2-inch jump, while Southern Methodist WR Darius Johnson, Syracuse WR Alec Lemon and South Carolina WR Ace Sanders had 32-inch jumps. Virginia Tech WR Corey Fuller had a 31 1/2-inch leap, while Arkansas WR Cobi Hamilton rounded out the group with a 29 1/2-inch leap.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Derek Harper

NFL | WRs run 40-yard dash at combine

Sun, 24 Feb 2013 17:36:13 -0800

Louisiana Tech WR Quinton Patton posted a time of 4.53 seconds in the 40-yard dash Sunday, Feb. 23, at the NFL Scouting Combine. Elon WR Aaron Mellette and Cincinnati WR Kenbrell Thompkins posted a 4.54-second time, while Kansas State WR Chris Harper checked in at 4.55 seconds. Virginia Tech WR Marcus Davis managed 4.56 seconds, while Clemson's DeAndre Hopkins was clocked at 4.57 seconds. South Carolina WR Ace Sanders had a time of 4.58 seconds, while Syracuse WR Alec Lemon and Jacksonville State WR Alan Bonner finished at 4.59 seconds. Southern Methodist WR Darius Johnson checked in at 4.60 seconds, while Eastern Washington WR Brandon Kaufman had a time of 4.67 seconds. Duke WR Conner Vernon was good for 4.68 seconds, and Missouri WR T.J. Moe rounded out the group with a time of 4.74 seconds.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CBSSports.com - Derek Harper