Nico Johnson

LB / N.Y. Giants Giants / EXP: 3YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 249 lb Age: 25 College: Alabama Bye 11

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  • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

    Bengals make eight more moves to get to 75

    In addition to the moves the Bengals made Monday, most notably releasing receiver Denarius Moore, the team cut seven more players to get down to the 75-man limit, per The team released WR Desmond Lawrence, LB Nico Johnson, DT Kwame Geathers, DE Sam Montgomery, OG Chris Jasperse, TE John Peters and WR Tevin Reese. The team put FB Mark Weisman and WR Onterio McCalebb on the waived/injured list, LB Sean Porter on the reserve/PUP list and OT Cedric Ogbuehi on the reserve/non-football injury list.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Bengals MLB Rey Maualuga (hamstring) ruled out

    The Bengals announced middle linebacker Rey Maualuga won't return from the hamstring injury he suffered in the second quarter at Indianapolis. With Maualuga out, linebackers Marquis Flowers and Nico Johnson will see increased snaps.

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Bengals in fairly good shape heading into Week 13 game

    As expected, the Bengals have ruled out linebacker Vontaze Burfict (knee) and defensive end Margus Hunt (ankle) for the Sunday game against Tampa Bay. The team is otherwise healthy. Linebacker Nico Johnson (illness) has been deemed questionable while defensive end Robert Geathers (toe), safety George Iloka (groin), wideout Greg Little (illness) and offensive lineman Mike Pollak (knee) are probable.

  • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

    Bengals sign LB Nico Johnson off Chiefs practice squad

    The Bengals announced Wednesday they signed linebacker Nico Johnson off the Chiefs practice squad. Johnson totaled seven tackles (five solo) in six games for the Chiefs in 2013.

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Chiefs pare roster down to 53

    The Chiefs have announced their final round of cuts and other moves to reach the league-mandated roster of 53 players. Among the offensive players let go are fullback Jordan Campbell, wide receivers Fred Williams and Mark Harrison, guard Ricky Henry, tackle J'Marcus Webb and running back Charcandrick West. The defensive players gone from the roster are safeties Jonathon Amaya and Malcolm Bronson, linemen Dominique Hamilton, Kyle Love and Kona Schwenke, linebackers Alonzo Highsmith, Devan Walker and Nico Johnson and cornerbacks Justin Rogers and DeMarcus Van Dyke . The Chiefs have also placed Tyler Bray and Kyle Williams on IR and Mike Catapano on the non-football injury list.

  • by Chris Towers |

    Three injuries headline Chiefs inactives

    Among the seven players inactive for the Chiefs in Week 16 against the Colts, only three are out as a result of injuries. Tackle Branden Albert (knee) is joined on the sidelines by linebackers Justin Houston (elbow) and Nico Johnson (ankle). Additionally, offensive linemen Rishaw Johnson and Eric Kush, quarterback Tyler Bray, and defensive lineman Jaye Howard are all out of uniform Sunday.

  • by Chris Towers |

    Justin Houston one of two linebackers out for Chiefs

    Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston was unable to play through his elbow injury in Week 16 against the Colts Sunday, the fourth game in a row he has missed as a result of the injury. Houston was able to return to practice during the week, but could not play Sunday. Houston was joined by fellow linebacker Nico Johnson (ankle) on the inactive list for Week 16.

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Seven probables pepper Chiefs injury report

    The Chiefs have designated seven players as probable for Sunday against Indianapolis, including pass-catchers Sean McGrath (knee), Anthony Fasano (concussion/knee) and Dexter McCluster (ankle). The others are tackle Eric Fisher (shoulder), linebackers Nico Johnson (ankle) and James-Michael Johnson (shoulder) and safety Ron Parker (shoulder).

  • by Igor Mello |

    Five injured Chiefs ready to roll Week 15

    The following players on the injury report were ruled active for the Chiefs in Week 15 against the Raiders: defensive back Marcus Cooper (back), linebacker Nico Johnson (ankle), tight end Sean McGrath (knee), defensive back Ron Parker (shoulder) and running back Anthony Sherman (knee, ankle).

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Six Chiefs probable for AFC West battle against Raiders

    Six Chiefs have been designated as probable for the Sunday battle against Oakland. They are cornerback Marcus Cooper (back), center Rodney Hudson (elbow), linebacker Nico Johnson (elbow), tight end Sean McGrath (knee), defensive back Ron Parker (shoulder) and running back Anthony Sherman (knee/ankle).

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