With the 2013 NFL Draft about to kick into swing, let’s unveil team-by-team projections for the first three rounds before the party gets started at 8 p.m. ET on April 25. Here’s part 11 of the series on the Kansas City Chiefs. Photo Credit: KCChiefs.com [RELATED: 2013 NFL Draft: Kansas City Chiefs' Best Options With No. 1 Pick] First Round (No. 1 Overall): Luke Joeckel...
The Kansas City Chiefs have had one glaring hole in their defense so far, inside linebacker. The spot next to Derrick Johnson has been wide open through free agency and some were wondering if the Chiefs would use a draft … Continue reading →
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The KC Star's Adam Teicher reports Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson has an ankle injury that "could be significant."
That he "could" have a major injury suggests there's a reason to believe he does have a major injury.
Johnson hasn't missed a game for the Chiefs in two years. He's the best inside linebacker on the Chiefs and one...
Two years ago, Derrick Johnson was confused. Here he stood, at his locker at the end of his fifth NFL season, and talked about where his career might go -- because with the Chiefs, it seemed to be going nowhere. "I haven't lost trust yet," he said in December 2009. "But it's possible."
Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson was the only player to utter what everyone must have been thinking Sunday afternoon: Kansas City's 31-3 loss to Miami looked awfully familiar.
It was only a couple months ago that the Chiefs were getting outscored 89-10 while dropping their first two games of the season.
There's a difference between Sunday's loss at Miami and those...
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November 07, 2011
TweetDerrick Johnson recorded 16 tackles, a sack and an interception for the Kansas City Chiefs this past Monday night in their win over the Chargers. Brandon Flowers won this exact
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnsh has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Johnson recorded 16 tackles, including 15 solos, a sack and an interception in an overtime win over the San Diego Chargers on Monday night. It marked the second consecutive week that Johnson registered 16 tackles. In seven starts on the season, Johnson has 77 tackles, four tackles for...
The National Football League informed the Chiefs on Tuesday that LB Derrick Johnson has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in a 23-20 overtime win vs. San Diego (1031). He joins CB Brandon Flowers as the second Chiefs player to win the honor in as many weeks. It is the fourth Player of the Week honor of Johnsons career.
Johnson (6-3, 242) produced 16 tackles...
Derrick Johnson seems to be getting better and better.
Kansas City's inside linebacker came into his own last year, compiling a team-high 147 tackles as the Chiefs won the AFC West.
Last week in a 28-0 shutout of Oakland, Johnson had perhaps his best game since he was drafted in 2005. He had 12 solo tackles, and got credit for three of the four stops in a goal-line stand while...
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October 26, 2011
Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson is expected to return to the Chiefs after being tendered at the original draft round level. Johnson, 27 has spent all five years of his career in the NFL with the Chiefs. The most talented of all linebackers with the Chiefs, is coming off of his worst season in the NFL. Part of the reason of such a poor statistical season was the...