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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson has oral surgery

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 09:12:50 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (tooth) had a tooth absess and had it removed recently.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson ready for camp

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:42:18 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') is ready for the start of training camp this week despite recovering from his torn Achilles' tendon.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson takes part in drills

Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:54:07 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') participated in individual drills during practice Tuesday, June 13.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson remains on track

Sun, 14 May 2017 13:36:11 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') said he remains on schedule in his recovery and hopes to be ready for the start of training camp.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson good to go for camp

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:46:12 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') said he will be ready to participate fully in training camp. Johnson ruptured his Achilles' tendon late last season.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson restructures

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:29:19 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson restructured his contract Friday, March 17, to create $4.25 million in cap space. Johnson receives a $1 million signing bonus with a $1 million base salary.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson hoping to return by camp

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 09:24:25 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') is optimistic he will be able to run by the start of offseason workouts and hopes to be ready by training camp, according to the Kansas City Star's Terez A. Paylor.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson placed on IR

Sat, 17 Dec 2016 09:55:16 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Dec. 17. The team also promoted practice squad DE David King to their active roster.

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Chiefs | Friday injury report for Chiefs

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 14:53:56 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Phillip Gaines (knee) and LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 16, and have been ruled out for Week 15. LB Justin Houston (illness) and DE Kendall Reyes (wrist) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. LB Tamba Hali (knee) did not practice but is not on the injury report. DE Rakeem Nunez-Roches (back) fully participated in practice and is not on the injury report.

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Chiefs | Thursday injury report for Chiefs

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 15:59:25 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Phillip Gaines (knee), LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') and LB Justin Houston (illness, knee) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 15. DL Kendall Reyes (wrist) and LB Tamba Hali (knee) were limited. DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches (back) participated fully.

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Chiefs | Wednesday injury report for Chiefs

Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:14:32 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs CB Phillip Gaines (knee) and LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 14. DL Kendall Reyes (wrist), LB Tamba Hali (knee) and LB Justin Houston (illness) were limited. DL Rakeem Nunez-Roches (back) participated fully.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson lost for year

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:58:31 -0800

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') will miss the remainder of the season after rupturing his left Achilles' tendon against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson injures Achilles'

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:13:17 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') exited against the Oakland Raiders Thursday, Dec. 8, with a left Achilles' injury.

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Chiefs |Wednesday practice report for Chiefs

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:58:14 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DE Jaye Howard (hip) and DT Dontari Poe (back) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 30. LB Dee Ford (hamstring) and DE Kendall Reyes (knee) were limited. LB Tamba Hali (knee), LB Justin Houston (shoulder), LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') and CB Steven Nelson (neck) participated fully.

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Chiefs | Friday injury report for Chiefs

Fri, 25 Nov 2016 18:30:19 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DL Jaye Howard (hip) did not practice Friday, Nov. 25, and has been ruled out for Week 12. LB Derrick Johnson (heel), CB Steven Nelson (neck), and DL Dontari Poe (back) did not practice and are listed as questionable, and LB Tamba Hali (knee) did not practice and is not listed on the injury report. DL Kendall Reyes (knee) was a limited participant and is listed as questionable, and RB Charcandrick West (concussion) was a full participant and is not listed on the injury report.

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Chiefs | Kansas City's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 15:10:31 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DE Jaye Howard (hip), LB Dee Ford (hamstring), LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles'), DT Dontari Poe (back), DE Kendall Reyes (knee) and RB Charcandrick West (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 23.

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Chiefs | Friday injury report for Chiefs

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:20:20 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DE Jaye Howard (hip) is listed as doubtful for Week 11. CB Phillip Gaines (neck), LB Justin Houston (knee), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring), CB Marcus Peters (hip), DT Dontari Poe (knee) and LS James Winchester (non-injury) are listed as questionable. Howard, Peters, Poe and Winchester did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 18. Gaines, Houston and Johnson were limited during practice. LB Tamba Hali (knee) was limited during practice but is not on the injury report. LB D.J. Alexander (neck) and CB D.J. White (hand) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Chiefs | Thursday injury report for Chiefs

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 15:44:17 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali (knee), DE Jaye Howard (hip), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring), CB Marcus Peters (hip) and LS James Winchester (non-injury) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 17. CB Phillip Gaines (neck), LB Justin Houston (knee) and DT Dontari Poe (knee) were limited. LB D.J. Alexander (neck) and CB D.J. White (hand) participated fully.

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Chiefs | Kansas City's Wednesday injury report

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 15:46:29 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali (knee), DT Jaye Howard (hip), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring), CB Marcus Peters (hip), DT Dontari Poe (knee) and LS James Winchester (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 16. CB Phillip Gaines (neck) was limited during practice, while LB D.J. Alexander (neck), LB Justin Houston (knee) and CB D.J. White (hand) fully participated in practice.

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Chiefs | Friday practice report for K.C.

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:47:45 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin Houston (knee), DL Jaye Howard (hip) and WR Jeremy Maclin (groin) are all listed as out for Week 10 against the Carolina Panthers. LB Tamba Hali (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 11, but is expected to still play Sunday. DB D.J. White (hand) was limited for a third straight day and is doubtful to play, while LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring) was limited and has a questionable tag. WR Chris Conley (quadriceps) and QB Nick Foles (elbow) practiced in full and are expected to be available.

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Chiefs | Thursday practice report for Kansas City

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 17:10:37 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DL Jaye Howard (hip) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 10. WR Chris Conley (quadriceps), QB Nick Foles (elbow), LB Tamba Hali (knee), LB Justin Houston (knee), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring) and CB D.J. White (hand) were limited participants.

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Chiefs | Wednesday injury report for Chiefs

Wed, 09 Nov 2016 15:27:20 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Tamba Hali (knee) and DE Jaye Howard (hip) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 9. QB Nick Foles (elbow), LB Justin Houston (knee), WR Chris Conley (quadriceps), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring) and CB D.J. White (hand) were limited.

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Chiefs | Kansas City's Friday injury report

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:35:37 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Parker Ehinger (knee), QB Alex Smith (ear, head) and CB D.J. White (hand) have been ruled out for Week 9. DE Jaye Howard (hip) is listed as questionable. Ehinger did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 4, while Smith and White were limited during practice. Howard fully participated in practice. LB Tamba Hali did not participate in practice but is not on the injury report. OG Jordan Devey (ankle), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring) and OT Mitchell Schwartz (ankle) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Chiefs | Thursday's Chiefs injury report

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 20:15:09 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DL Jaye Howard (hip) and Parker Ehinger (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 3. LBs Tamba Hali (knee) and Derrick Johnson (hamstring), OL Mitchell Schwartz (ankle) and CB D.J. White (hand) were limited in practice, while OL Jordan Devey (ankle) was able to practice in full.

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Chiefs | Wednesday injury report for Chiefs

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:54:52 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs OG Parker Ehinger (knee), LB Tamba Hali (knee), DE Jaye Howard (hip) and OT Mitchell Schwartz (ankle) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 2. QB Alex Smith (head, ear), LB Derrick Johnson (hamstring) and CB D.J. White (hand) were limited during practice. OG Jordan Devey (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Chiefs | Justin March-Lillard set to start

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 21:47:57 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Justin March-Lillard will start in Week 1 against the San Diego Chargers opposite LB Derrick Johnson.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson needs to prove himself

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 20:09:34 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson signed a three-year, $21 million deal in the offseason with a $5.25 million signing bonus. If age catches up to him, he might not make the $2 million skill guarantee he has awaiting him in 2017. He could be a one-and-done casualty after this season.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson re-signs

Wed, 09 Mar 2016 16:33:05 -0800

Free-agent LB Derrick Johnson (Chiefs) re-signed to a three-year, $21 million deal with the Kansas City Chiefs Wednesday, March 9, according to a source.

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Chiefs | KC interested in Jerrell Freeman

Tue, 08 Mar 2016 19:03:20 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs are interested in free-agent LB Jerrell Freeman (Colts), perhaps as a replacement for LB Derrick Johnson if the team cannot afford to bring him back.

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Chiefs | Working to re-sign Derrick Johnson

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:57:37 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said the team is trying to re-sign impending free-agent LB Derrick Johnson. "We are going to move this thing forward," Dorsey said. "Anytime you become the all-time leading tackler for the Chiefs... we're not going to let good football players go in this thing."

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Chiefs | Defense could look different in 2016

Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:30:18 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agents FS Eric Berry, CB Sean Smith and LBs Tamba Hali and Derrick Johnson are included in Kansas City's free agents this offseason.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson unlikely to be tagged

Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:52:46 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Derrick Johnson is likely to fetch around $6 million per season, similar to the deal Cleveland Browns LB Karlos Dansby is playing for. The franchise tag for linebackers is expected to be around $14 million and that is not likely to be a realistic option.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson wants to return

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 23:35:47 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs impending free-agent LB Derrick Johnson made it clear Monday, Jan. 18, that he would like to stay in Kansas City. "I haven't really thought about it much, but you know, I'm a Chief - I'm a Chief at heart," Johnson said. "The offseason is here now, but we'll figure all that out. But I'm a Chief."

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson says he's 100%

Thu, 06 Aug 2015 05:51:08 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') said he's 100% after missing last season with a torn Achilles'. Johnson had a couple of standout plays in practice Tuesday, Aug. 4, including a one-handed interception. "I am definitely at 100 percent," Johnson said, "and that's a good feeling. The mental game is not where it needs to be yet, but it will be - that comes with reps."

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson ready to play

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:10:58 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (knee) said he's looking forward to training camp after missing all but one game last year with a torn Achilles' tendon. Johnson had missed practices during organized team activities with knee inflammation, but should be full go once training camp starts.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson back at practice

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 13:23:36 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (knee) was a full participant in practice Thursday, June 11, after missing the last five practices with knee inflammation.

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Chiefs | Two defenders miss workout

Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:15:27 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (knee) and DT Dontari Poe (back) missed organized team activities Tuesday, June 2. Johnson sat with knee inflammation while Poe sat with back pain.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson ready for workouts

Mon, 20 Apr 2015 10:57:42 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') will be able to participate in offseason workouts, according to head coach Andy Reid.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson likely to stay

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:37:24 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') and DE Mike DeVito (Achilles') are both pushing each other in their rehabs from torn Achilles' tendons. Both players also have a year left on their contracts. DeVito agreed to a pay cut that dropped his salary to $2.9 million. Johnson has a salary cap number of $5.2 million, and the Chiefs are only around $2.85 million under the 2015 cap. Kansas City could create more room by releasing Johnson, but the Chiefs are expected to hang onto him.

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Chiefs | Two players expected back for offseason

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 11:09:09 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') and DE Mike DeVito (Achilles') are expected back for the beginning of organized team activities in May, according to head coach Andy Reid.

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Buccaneers | Eight players try out

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 23:03:27 -0800

Eight players tried out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this week, including C Jared Wheeler, K Travis Coons, WR Derrick Johnson, DB Shelton Johnson, and OL Adrian Battles, Stetson Burnett, Brett Van Sloten, and Brett Jones.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson has surgery

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:10:00 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') had surgery to repair a torn Achilles' Thursday, Sept. 11.

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Chiefs | Two placed on IR

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:41:16 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs placed LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') and DE Mike DeVito (Achilles') on Reserve/Injured Tuesday, Sept. 9.

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Chiefs | Two players out for season

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:31:06 -0700

Kansas City Chiefs DE Mike DeVito (Achilles') and LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') will miss the rest of the season because of Achilles' tendon injuries they suffered during the team's Week 1 game, according to head coach Andy Reid. Both players will undergo surgery to repair the injuries.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson tears Achilles'

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:29:42 -0700

Updating a previous report, Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon in Week 1 against the Tennessee Titans, head coach Andy Reid confirmed Sunday, Sept. 7.

Fantasy Tip: FantasyScore players will want to serious downgrade the value of the Chiefs defensive/special teams (DST) going forward. Losing the cornerstone of their defense is a huge blow to their fantasy value.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson may have serious injury

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 12:41:13 -0700

The Kansas City Chiefs believe LB Derrick Johnson (Achilles') suffered a torn Achilles' tendon during their Week 1 game, according to a source.

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Chiefs | Derrick Johnson selected to Pro Bowl

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:03:48 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson was chosen Monday, Jan. 20, to replace injured San Francisco 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman (knee) in the Pro Bowl, giving Kansas City nine players in the all-star game.

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Chiefs | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:30:01 -0800

The Kansas City Chiefs have declared QB Alex Smith, OT Branden Albert, LB Derrick Johnson, DL Dontari Poe, WR Dwayne Bowe, RB Jamaal Charles, LB Tamba Hali inactive for Week 17.

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Chiefs | Friday injury report for Week 12

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:12:54 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs DE Mike DeVito (knee) is out for Week 12. OT Eric Fisher (shoulder) is doubtful. DE Tyson Jackson (abdomen) and OG Jon Asamoah (shoulder) are questionable. S Sanders Commings (shoulder), LB Derrick Johnson (wrist), DE Mike Catapano (ankle), TE Anthony Fasano (knee, ankle) and FB Anthony Sherman (knee) are probable. DeVito and Fisher did not practice Friday, Nov. 22. Jackson and Asamoah were limited while the others practiced in full.

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Chiefs | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:52:13 -0800

Kansas City Chiefs OG Jon Asamoah (shoulder), DE Mike DeVito (knee), OT Eric Fisher (shoulder) and DE Tyson Jackson (abdomen) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 21. DE Mike Catapano (ankle), S Sanders Commings (shoulder), TE Anthony Fasano (knee, ankle), LB Derrick Johnson (wrist) and FB Anthony Sherman (knee) practiced in full.

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