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Kansas City Chiefs work out three veteran linebackers

According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, the Chiefs recently brought in veteran linebackers Desmond Bishop, Marvin Mitchell and Nick Barnett for work outs. Adam Caplan ‏@caplannfl 19m #Chiefs had ILBs Desmond Bishop, Marvin Mitchell, and Nick Barnett in for workouts, source said. Kansas City unfortunately lost Derrick Johnson for the entire season after he sustained a torn Achilles’...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito likely out for season

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2014 campaign got off to an inauspicious start on Sunday, as they were defeated 26-10 by the Tennessee Titans and have likely lost two defensive starters for the season:#71971916 / gettyimages.comJosh Alper of ProFootballTalk.com reports that linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito both suffered ruptured Achilles tendons during the game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Derrick Johnson tears Achilles, out for season

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Sunday’s game against the Titans. Johnson had to be carted off the field after he went down with the injury. Kansas City is already without LB Joe Mays, so this is hardly the type of news they were hoping for. An Achilles tear would almost certainly end Johnson’s season. The...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: Derrick Johnson carted off field

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson was carted off the field against the Tennessee Titans, Chiefs beat writer Herbie Teope reports. Johnson went down with a non-contact injury to his right ankle just before halftime. The 10th year veteran had tallied four tackles in the game for Kansas City prior to the injury. The Chiefs have not disclosed the exact injury that occurred...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs linebacker Johnson sets sights on tackles record

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The question lobbed from the back of the media scrum was something of a throwaway, one last query for Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson as he headed from the practice field to the locker room. It wound up stopping him in his tracks. "You're 32. Have you given any thought to how much time you want to keep doing this?" "First of all," Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derrick Johnson levels teammate Jamaal Charles

The NFL has been the most popular sport for the last 30 years.  It also happens to be one of the most violent sports, and sometimes players accidentally wind up hurting a teammate just from being at the wrong place at the wrong time.  But it’s incredibly rare for an All-Pro linebacker to clash into an All-Pro running back when the two star players are on the same team.  That...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs look to win with no “Luck”

Derrick Johnson looks to contain Andrew Luck and the Colts this week on way to their twelfth victory of the season. (kcchiefs.com) The Kansas City Chiefs play their final home game of the season on Sunday when they take on Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts have already clinched the AFC South this season, but the Chiefs look to keep the possibility of winning the West...
Via isportsweb.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Johnson on Mack Brown: 'He's always been a father figure in my life'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Derrick Johnson isn't going to kick his old college coach while he's down. Or on his way out. "You know, it's a hard deal for anybody to step down from a job that's probably the best job in college football," the Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker said Wednesday when asked about soon-to-be-ex-Texas coach Mack Brown. "He's done...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson is getting fed up of listening to people talk bad about his 9-2 team

The Kansas City Chiefs are on a two game losing streak, after losing Sunday to the San Diego Chargers.  This week the Chiefs will face the Denver Broncos again, after losing to them two weeks ago in Mile High. But after losing their last two, they don’t sound like a particularly confident bunch. The Chiefs […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 29, 2013  |  2 Comments

Chiefs' Johnson: 'Looked like beginning of season'

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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