TOM JOHNSON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings sign former Saints defensive tackle Tom Johnson

Former New Orleans Saints defensive lineman Tom Johnson is at the Minnesota Vikings’ team facility in Eden Prairie, Minn., for a physical today, and will sign a one-year, $845,000 deal that could pay him up to another $600,000 in incentives, according to a league source. Johnson, who played defensive end in the Saints’ 3-4 scheme, had interest from the Cowboys, […] The...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings agree to terms with free-agent DL Tom Johnson

General manager Rick Spielman said the Minnesota Vikings weren't done after a busy opening week of free agency. Minnesota made its first move of the second week on Thursday, agreeing to terms on a one-year, $845,000 contract with free-agent defensive lineman Tom Johnson, a source told FOXSportsNorth.com. Johnson, 29, played in 40 games the past three seasons as a reserve lineman...
Via Fox Sports North
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings continue to work DL, sign Tom Johnson

The Vikings added another rotational piece to their defensive line when they agreed to terms with Tom Johnson.
Via min.scout.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Sign DT Tom Johnson

  According to Tom Pelissero, the Minnesota Vikings have signed former Saints DT Tom Johnson to a one-year contract. Pelissero adds that Johnson will receive a one-year contract worth $845,000. This move comes a day after the Vikings lost out on DT Henry Melton who wound up signing with the Cowboys. Johnson, 29, signed with the Colts as an undrafted free agent out of Southern...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Signing of Tom Johnson

Career Stats: 3 Years in league | 45 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 FF No this isn’t one of the most exciting signings by the Vikings… it is strictly a depth move at a position the Vikings still needed some beef. After missing out on Melton (signed with Cowboys) and no progress made on bringing Kevin Williams back the Vikings got a decent deal on an average lineman who has proven to add...
Via DraftSeason
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Saints Will Not Tender Restricted Free Agent DT Tom Johnson

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the New Orleans Saints have elected to pass on offering restricted free agent DT Tom Johnson a tender and will now become an unrestricted free agent. Johnson, 29, signed with the Colts out of college as an undrafted free agent back in 2006. He later signed with the Calgary Stampeders of the CFL before joining the Saints in 2011. In three...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints scratch Johnson, Bucs deactivate Barron

The New Orleans Saints have scratched reserve defensive lineman Tom Johnson and reserve safety Isa Abdul-Quddus for Sunday's regular-season finale against Tampa Bay. The Buccaneers have deactivated safety Mark Barron, as well as linebackers Dekoda Watson and Ka'Lial Glaud, all listed as questionable on Friday. Barron had a hamstring injury, while Watson had a groin strain...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints Nation: Saints Will Have Luxury of a Rotation on Defensive Line Against the Cardinals

The Saints carry seven defensive linemen on their 53 man roster and last week the snaps went almost entirely to three players: Akiem Hicks, John Jenkins and Cam Jordan. That wasn't by design, mind you, because when Tom Johnson went down early in the first quarter, that made him the fourth injured lineman out of seven on the roster. Missing time along with Johnson are Brodrick...
Via The Saints Nation
September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints tackle blasts Payton ban

Saints defensive tackle Tom Johnson launched a passionate defense of Sean Payton, describing the head coach's league-imposed yearlong ban for his part in the bounty program scandal as "not right." "We knew there would be some type [of punishment], but not this," Johnson told the Sun Herald. The Super Bowl-winning coach was suspended by the NFL for the entire...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Matchup: Falcons’ offensive line vs. Saints’ defensive line

New Orleans Saints Tom Johnson tackles Atlanta Falcons Michael Turner for a short gain during 1st half action. Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.comFLOWERY BRANCH — With the NFC South title on the line, the Falcons (9-5) face the New Orleans Saints (11-3) Monday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Here is a look at how the Falcons’ offensive line matches up against the Saints...
Via ajc.com
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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