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Tue, 31 Oct 2006 19:19:37 -0800
Mark Curnutte, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) worked out for the team Monday, Oct. 30.
Sat, 07 Oct 2006 11:24:32 -0700
Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) worked out with the New England Patriots Friday, Oct. 6.
Mon, 31 Jul 2006 18:51:05 -0700
Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) would have an interest in signing with the Atlanta Falcons. Johnson is about a week away from returning from a knee injury.
Tue, 18 Jul 2006 16:40:27 -0700
Mark Eckel, of the Times, reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) has received interest from several teams, the New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers, about returning to the NFL. Johnson has recovered from an Achilles tendon injury that ended his season in 2005 but is still sore the next day from working out, "So I'm not going to put myself through all that. I'm not going to a team not be able to do what they want me to do and then get cut anyway." Johnson has not ruled out retirement but would like to return to the NFL.
Wed, 12 Jul 2006 19:00:47 -0700
Barry Jackson, of the Miami Herald, reports the Miami Dolphins had initial talks with free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions), but have not pursued him any further.
Sun, 18 Jun 2006 09:10:13 -0700
Nick Cafardo, of the Boston Globe, reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) is getting closer to being able to run as he recovers from last season's Achilles' tendon injury. He is recovering nicely and should be able to run for teams a little closer to training camp. Johnson has some of the best hands in the business and is rated highly by personnel men and scouts.
Sun, 16 Apr 2006 20:28:54 -0700
The Detroit Lions have 14 remaining free agents; six unrestricted, three restricted, one exclusive-rights and four players that were released. Unrestricted free agent LB Earl Holmes and WR Kevin Johnson head the list of remaining free agents.
Fri, 17 Mar 2006 19:03:07 -0800
Katherine Smith, of the Tampa Tribune, reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) visited with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, March 17.
Thu, 16 Mar 2006 16:53:24 -0800
PewterReport.com reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Lions) will visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Friday, March 17.
Thu, 02 Mar 2006 19:53:12 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson is eligible for unrestricted free agency on March 6.
Mon, 24 Oct 2005 18:51:11 -0700
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson (Achilles') was placed on Injured Reserve, ending his 2005 season.
Sun, 23 Oct 2005 17:11:45 -0700
ESPN.com reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson (Achilles') suffered a season-ending Achilles' injury Week 7 against the Cleveland Browns.
Sun, 23 Oct 2005 13:43:26 -0700
FOXSports.com reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson (Achilles') suffered a right Achilles' tendon injury during Week 7.
Wed, 12 Oct 2005 13:47:13 -0700
Steve Pate, of The Daily Oakland Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson will likely start at wide receiver during Week 6 due to WR Roy Williams (thigh) being hampered by a thigh injury and WR Charles Rogers serving a league suspension.
Wed, 05 Oct 2005 17:21:17 -0700
Steve Pate, of The Daily Oakland Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson is competing for a starting spot now that WR Charles Rogers is out serving a suspension.
Wed, 14 Sep 2005 07:59:00 -0700
Jennifer Hadden, of DetroitLions.com, reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson has played for four different teams over the past four years, but feels he can find his niche in Detroit. "Coming here was another opportunity to play with another up-and-coming team. There are a bunch of good guys here, and we'll see where this thing goes," Johnson said. As the club's third receiver, Johnson brings a veteran presence to a group of promising, young prospects. "I think he really helps the group out immensely," position coach Fred Graves said. "He has great hands. He's definitely in the mix, and he'll be utilized in certain roles. He's fitting right in."
Tue, 06 Sep 2005 08:29:57 -0700
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci said the club would not sign another quarterback to take the roster spot of QB Jeff Garcia (leg, ankle), who is expected to miss up to two months due to leg and ankle injuries. The team will stick with QBs Joey Harrington and rookie Dan Orlovsky. The team will have WR Kevin Johnson as their emergency third-string quarterback.
Tue, 06 Sep 2005 07:23:57 -0700
Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson worked on some of the fundamentals at the quarterback position during practice Monday, Sept. 5, in preparation to become the team's emergency No. 3 quarterback for the season opener against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 11. If the club doesn't add another quarterback this week, Johnson will serve as the third-stringer behind QBs Joey Harrington and Dan Orlovsky. Johnson has experience at the position from high school and as a backup to QB Donovan McNabb at Syracuse.
Fri, 29 Apr 2005 17:44:08 -0700
ESPN.com's John Clayton reports Detroit Lions WR Kevin Johnson was used in the slot on the left side in four-wide receiver sets during the team's minicamp practice Friday, April 29.
Wed, 20 Apr 2005 12:12:31 -0700
ESPN.com's John Clayton reports the Detroit Lions have reached a one-year agreement with free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens). Financial terms were not disclosed.
Sat, 09 Apr 2005 00:49:13 -0700
The Trenton Times reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) had a visit with the Kansas City Chiefs Thursday, April 7, and could be close to a deal with the team. He flew back home following the visit but was hopeful a contract could be worked out with Kansas City. His agent, Tom Condon, was slated to talk to the Chiefs again Friday, April 8.
Wed, 06 Apr 2005 09:03:23 -0700
Adam Teicher, of the Kansas City Star, reports the Kansas City Chiefs are scheduled to entertain free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) Wednesday, April 6.
Fri, 01 Apr 2005 13:33:40 -0800
Brent Jones, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens QB Kyle Boller remains optimistic about the club's future despite the offseason overhaul on offense this year with the defections of WRs Travis Taylor and Kevin Johnson and additions of new offensive coordinator Jim Fassel and quarterbacks coach Rick Neuheisel. "Ultimately, in the long run, [the changes] are really going to help us," Boller said. "There needed to be change. We need to be more productive on offense. We need to get the passing game going." Boller is also optimistic he will continue to progress as the team's starting quarterback. "Me coming into my third year, my numbers have gotten better each year, and I think they will drastically improve," Boller said.
Fri, 18 Mar 2005 12:07:31 -0800
The Kansas City Star reports the Kansas City Chiefs postponed the visit of free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens). The team now plans to meet with him in the coming weeks.
Fri, 18 Mar 2005 11:24:53 -0800
The Trenton Times reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) is scheduled to visit with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Fri, 18 Mar 2005 11:24:38 -0800
The Trenton Times reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) is scheduled to visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Fri, 18 Mar 2005 11:24:26 -0800
The Trenton Times reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) has turned down a visit with the New York Giants.
Fri, 18 Mar 2005 11:24:11 -0800
The Trenton Times reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) has turned down a visit with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Fri, 18 Mar 2005 11:23:56 -0800
The Trenton Times reports free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) has talked with the Seattle Seahawks.
Wed, 16 Mar 2005 06:25:29 -0800
Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are attempting to schedule a visit with free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens) next week.
Tue, 01 Mar 2005 19:32:43 -0800
Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have expressed an interest in acquiring free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens), according to Johnson's agent, Tom Condon.
Mon, 28 Feb 2005 14:00:48 -0800
ESPN.com's John Clayton reports the Baltimore Ravens saved $1.5 million against the 2005 salary cap with WR Kevin Johnson voiding the final year of his contract.
Fri, 25 Feb 2005 09:53:10 -0800
Les Bowen, of the Philadelphia Inquirer, reports the Philadelphia Eagles have no interest in free agent WR Kevin Johnson (Ravens), according to a team source. Johnson was pitching the idea of a reunion with QB Donovan McNabb, who he played with at Syracuse.
Tue, 22 Feb 2005 15:46:39 -0800
Updating previous reports, Adam H. Beasley, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports the Baltimore Ravens have voided the final year of WR Kevin Johnson's contract, making him an unrestricted free agent.
Tue, 15 Feb 2005 06:48:31 -0800
Brent Jones, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson plans to opt out of the final year of his contract and test the free agent market. Johnson is reportedly looking to play in a more pass-oriented offense. He led the Ravens with 35 receptions during the 2004 season, but that was about half of his career average entering last season.
Wed, 29 Dec 2004 13:42:26 -0800
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson has replaced WR Travis Taylor in the starting lineup. Taylor was deactivated for the team's Week 16 game.
Thu, 04 Nov 2004 16:58:31 -0800
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson will likely be relegated to three wide receiver formations.
Sat, 11 Sep 2004 19:20:45 -0700
Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson (thigh) is listed as probable for Week 1 on the team's injury report, according to Adam H. Beasley of BaltimoreRavens.com.
Tue, 24 Aug 2004 13:38:19 -0700
Adam H. Beasley, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson has high expectations for the team's offense this season. "[The passing game] has a lot of potential," said Johnson. "With Jamal (Lewis) back there running the ball and knowing what the defense is going to give you, I think it gives us a lot of one-on-one opportunities on the outside. It gives us the freedom to make a lot of plays. So, if the quarterback and the receiver get on the same page, I think the sky is the limit."
Thu, 15 Jul 2004 11:07:32 -0700
Adam H. Beasley, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson will start training camp at the "X" receiver spot.
Tue, 29 Jun 2004 18:51:09 -0700
Adam H. Beasley, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports only three Baltimore Ravens' offensive starters — QB Kyle Boller, and WRs Kevin Johnson and Travis Taylor — had perfect attendance during the team's minicamp sessions, some of which were mandatory and some that were not.
Tue, 29 Jun 2004 12:57:00 -0700
Adam H. Beasley, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson, acquired via trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars in April, is determined to fit in with his new team and is one of only a handful of players training during the final week of the Ravens' offseason conditioning program. "It was important to stay here, just to get adjusted; just to get the feel that, 'This is your home now,'" Johnson said. "Just to feel comfortable coming in and out of the door. Just to get the feel for everyone in the facility, to get the names right, starting to know your teammates on a personal side. I think that once you get the [feeling] that you're part of this team, part of this organization, everything else will just work out perfectly."
Tue, 29 Jun 2004 12:52:40 -0700
Adam H. Beasley, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson is very impressed with the Ravens' talent level and expects a great season in 2004. "I've never seen this many talented players in one selected club," Johnson said. "I think that, position by position, you can arguably say that we may have, of the 22 starters, possibly have 10 to 12, if not 15 of the best players at their position in the league. That's a pretty outstanding goal to accomplish. Anytime you've got that many people together with good chemistry, you should win and win a lot."
Thu, 10 Jun 2004 12:55:50 -0700
Ross Hollebon, of BaltimoreRavens.com, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson is focused on aiding the development of the team's young wide receiver group this year. "I want to bring the presence of just making plays and catching the ball," said Johnson, the senior member of the team's receivers. "I bring my experience and, hopefully, leadership. If I can give one guy something to put into their game—that's what it's all about." Ravens offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh is happy to see Johnson take a leadership role. "He works hard, and has a positive influence on the young guys," Cavanaugh said. "He's all the things you hope to get with a veteran."
Thu, 03 Jun 2004 10:37:04 -0700
The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens had only five starters report Wednesday, June 2, to the start of the team's voluntary passing camp. QB Kyle Boller, WRs Kevin Johnson and Travis Taylor, LB Ed Hartwell and S Will Demps were the five starters that reported.
Sun, 25 Apr 2004 22:14:23 -0700
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson is already looking forward to Week 1 of the 2004 NFL Season. The Ravens play one of his former teams, the Cleveland Browns, in the season opener.
Sun, 25 Apr 2004 22:13:17 -0700
Jamison Hensley, of the Baltimore Sun, reports the Baltimore Ravens were attracted to WR Kevin Johnson because of his consistency. "That's (the consistency) what drew us to him, and he's a great pickup. You weren't going to get this productivity in this draft short of a top 15 pick," head coach Brian Billick said. The Ravens had put in for Johnson when he was waived by the Cleveland Browns during the 2003 season, but didn't receive him through waivers.
Sun, 25 Apr 2004 17:14:17 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports WR Kevin Johnson became expendable to the Jacksonville Jaguars due to the Jaguars selecting WR Reggie Williams in the first round of the NFL Draft.
Sun, 25 Apr 2004 17:13:49 -0700
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports Baltimore Ravens WR Kevin Johnson has two years remaining on his contract with the squad. The Ravens, at some point, may try to make adjustments to his deal. He has base salaries of $1.4 million (2004) and $2.65 million (2005), with a $1 million roster bonus due next spring.
Sun, 25 Apr 2004 11:37:23 -0700
ESPN.com reports the Baltimore Ravens have acquired WR Kevin Johnson from the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Ravens sent the Jaguars their fourth-round pick (No. 120 overall) in the 2004 NFL Draft.