Top Darryl Johnson News
Darryl Johnson: Released from IR with settlement
The 49ers released Johnson (undisclosed) from injured reserve with an injury settlement Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of KPRC 2 Houston reports.
Johnson was slated to miss the entire 2023 campaign after landing on injured reserve at the beginning of August, but he's now free to sign a new contract once he can pass a physical. The 2019 seventh-round pick suffered a season-ending ankle injury in Week 4 last year, but it's unclear if that issue is related to his current injury.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Darryl Johnson: Placed on IR
The 49ers have placed Johnson on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Johnson's 2022 season came to an early end after Week 4 with Seattle due to a stress fracture in his ankle. He had seemingly recovered from the issue when he inked a deal with San Francisco in June. It remains unclear what issue he is dealing with now, but he will presumably need to reach an injury settlement with the 49ers down the road once his health is back up to par if he wants a chance to play in the upcoming season.... See More ... See Less
49ers' Darryl Johnson: Headed to San Francisco
Johnson (foot) agreed to a deal with the 49ers on Tuesday.
Johnson, who suffered a stress fracture in his ankle during Week 4 of the 2022 NFL season, was then placed on injured reserve, where he remained after having subsequent surgery on his foot. Now that he's presumably past his foot and ankle issues, the linebacker will look to secure a depth role with the 49ers. Through four NFL seasons, the 6-foot-6, 253-pounder has tallied 34 tackles and 2.0 sacks across 38 appearances with Buffalo, Carolina and Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Darryl Johnson: Won't return in 2022
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Johnson underwent foot surgery and will miss the remainder of the season, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com reports.
Johnson has been sidelined on IR since suffering a stress fracture in his ankle Week 4 against Detroit. While the specifics of his foot surgery are still unclear, the 25-year-old will now turn his focus toward recovering ahead of the 2023 campaign. As a result, veteran Bruce Irvin should continue playing a prominent role behind linebacker Darrell Taylor for the remainder of the season.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Darryl Johnson: Won't return from IR in Week 9
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Johnson (ankle) will not be designated to return to practice Week 9 but he could be close to coming off IR, Curtis Crabtree of Fox 13 Seattle reports.
Carroll added that he was hoping Johnson would be able to practice again heading into Sunday's game against Arizona, though it appears the training staff has nixed those plans. The fourth-year cornerback suffered a stress fracture in his ankle during a Week 4 win over Detroit and was subsequently placed on IR. Johnson tallied four tackles while playing 47 of his 109 total snaps on defense over the first four games of the season.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Darryl Johnson: Placed on IR
Johnson (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Curtis Crabtree of Fox 13 Seattle reports.
Johnson suffered a serious injury against the Lions on Sunday, which coach Pete Carroll termed a stress fracture. He'll now be forced to miss Seattle's next four games, making him first eligible to return in Week 9 against Arizona. Johnson served primarily on special teams but was also a situational pass rusher for the Seahawks' defensive unit prior to going down.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Darryl Johnson: Suffers significant injury
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Johnson (ankle) suffered a serious injury and is going to miss some time, Liz Mathews of USA Today reports.
Carroll noted that he doesn't know the specifics of Johnson's injury, but the head coach added, "I do think it's a stress fracture kind of thing that he is dealing with. That's somewhat of a significant injury." The linebacker was claimed off waivers by Seattle when Shelby Harris was sidelined with a lower-body injury and garnered a solid depth role, but it appears like he'll be sidelined for a few weeks and may even end up on IR.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Darryl Johnson: Forced out Sunday
Johnson (ankle) is ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Falcons.
Johnson did not record a tackle before exiting with an ankle injury at some point during the Seahawks' Week 4 contest. While the exact nature and severity of this issue are still unclear, the backup linebacker's next chance to play will come against New Orleans on Oct. 9.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Cleared to return
Carolina activated Johnson (illness) from the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
The Panthers placed Johnson on the list ahead of last week's loss to the Saints. Barring any setbacks, he'll be ready to return to his usual role of providing depth at defensive end.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Placed on COVID-19 list
The Panthers placed Johnson (undisclosed) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Johnson was activated to the Panthers' 53-man roster in early December but hasn't appeared in any games since then. It's not yet clear whether he's tested positive for COVID-19, but his status shouldn't significantly impact the Panthers' defensive rotation.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Returns to active roster
Johnson (hamstring) was activated to the 53-man roster Tuesday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.
Johnson was designated to return from IR on Nov. 17, so the Panthers used every bit of their 21-day window to get him activated. Johnson hasn't suited up since Week 4, but he'll look to Sunday's game against the Falcons where he'll likely serve as a rotational piece along the Panthers' defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Returning to practice
The Panthers have designated Johnson (hamstring) to return from IR, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
Johnson hasn't played since Week 4 due to a hamstring injury. The Panthers will now have 21 days to evaluate Johnson at practice, and once back in action, he stands to handle a depth role.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Heads to IR
Johnson (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Darin Gantt of the team's official site reports.
Johnson was already set to miss his third straight game with the issue. He's only played 10 snaps all season, so the Panthers will make do with their other depth options on their defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Out Sunday
Johnson (hamstring) won't play in the Panthers' Week 8 contest against the Falcons on Sunday, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.
Johnson has only played in two games so far this season for the Panthers and only recorded 10 total defensive snaps in those games. With the defensive end out Sunday, expect Marquis Haynes to see extended snaps against the Falcons. Johnson's next chance to return to the field will be in Week 9 against the Patriots.... See More ... See Less
Panthers' Darryl Johnson: Dealt to Carolina
The Bills traded Johnson to the Panthers in exchange for a 2022 sixth-round draft pick Monday.
Johnson handled a depth role across 31 appearances with the Bills in his first two NFL seasons, and he stands to handle a similar gig in Carolina. Through 15 games in 2020, Johnson notched 14 total tackles and one sack while also regularly contributing on special teams.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-6, 253 lbs|
|Birthplace: Kingsland, GA|
|School: NC A&T|