• by Brandon Wise | Staff Writer

    Linebacker Jarret Johnson officially retires a Raven

    Veteran linebacker Jarret Johnson has officially retired from the NFL on Wednesday. Johnson signed a one-day contract with the Ravens to retire with the team he spent the majority of his career with. Johnson played 12 seasons in the league, nine with Baltimore and three with the Chargers. He amassed 350 tackles with 25 1/2 career sacks.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    LB Jarret Johnson to retire as a Raven

    Outside linebacker Jarret Johnson will sign a one-day contract this offseason to retire as a member of the Ravens, reports the Baltimore Sun. Johnson, 33, spent the past three years with San Diego after nine seasons in Baltimore. "I also want to thank my Baltimore family," Johnson wrote on Instagram. "Where I learned to be a pro and conduct yourself like a warrior on the field. Where I spent 9 of the best years of my life."

  • by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

    Jarret Johnson cut by Chargers day after he retired

    A day after announcing his retirement from the NFL, Jarret Johnson was officially cut by the Chargers, according to the NFL's transaction wire. Johnson played 12 years in the NFL — his first nine with the Ravens and the previous three with the Chargers. He announced his retirement in an Instagram post. "Today I am announcing my retirement from the game I love," Johnson wrote. "I lived a dream which few can say but it's time to move on. I want to thank the Chargers organization for giving me a home these past three years. I have nothing but respect for the players, coaches, front office staff and fans that were apart of me and my families lives." Johnson gained an iron man reputation for his durability on the football field. He holds Ravens records for consecutive games played (129) and consecutive starts (80). His career ends with a total of 506 tackles, 25.5 sacks, 23 pass deflections and three interceptions.

  • by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

    Chargers' Jarret Johnson announces retirement

    Chargers linebacker Jarret Johnson announced his retirement in an Instagram post on Tuesday. "Today I am announcing my retirement from the game I love," Johnson said in the post. "I lived a dream which few can say but it's time to move on." Johnson spent nine years with the Ravens and the last three with the Chargers. He played 184 games, starting 127. He finished his career with 506 tackles, 25.5 sacks, 23 pass defenses and three interceptions.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Chargers list 16 players on Week 6 injury report

    The Chargers listed 16 players on their final injury report leading up to Week 6 at Oakland. Running backs Donald Brown (concussion) and Ryan Mathews (knee), along with linebacker Manti Te'o (foot) and cornerback Shareece Wright (knee) were ruled out for Sunday. Deemed questionable were the following players: wide receiver Malcom Floyd (calf), tackle D.J. Fluker (ankle), outside linebackers Jarret Johnson (back, ankle) and Cordarro Law (ankle), offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger (back), safety Darrell Stuckey (quad) and linebacker Reggie Walker (ankle). Wide receiver Keenan Allen (quad), outside linebacker Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring) and Dwight Freeney (knee), inside linebacker Donald Butler (shoulder) and tight end David Johnson (knee, shoulder) were the only players ruled probable for the game.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Chargers probables good to go

    The Chargers probable are good to go Week 5 against the Jets. Donald Butler, Malcom Floyd, Ladarius Green, Jarret Johnson, Cordarro Law and Jason Verrett are all active for the game. All six entered considered probable, so their availability shouldn't come as a surprise.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Chargers release final Week 5 injury report

    The Chargers listed three players as questionable to play in Week 5 on Friday's final injury report, including linebacker Dwight Freeney (knee), defensive tackle Corey Liuget (concussion) and tight end David Johnson (shoudler). Freeney didn't practice Thursday but was able to work in limited fashion on Wednesday and Friday. Johnson and Liuget returned to a full practice Friday. The Chargers listed five players as probable to face the Jets in Week 5, including tight end Ladarius Green (hamstring), cornerback Jason Verrett (hamstring) and linebackers Donald Butler (shoulder), Jarret Johnson (shoulder) and Cordarro Law (ankle). The following players have been ruled out for Week 5 action: running back Ryan Mathews (knee), offensive lineman Rich Ohrnberger (back), cornerback Shareece Wright (knee) and linebackers Manti Te'o (foot), Jeremiah Attaochu (hamstring) and Reggie Walker (ankle).

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Chargers file inactives for Week 2

    The Chargers have listed CB Brandon Flowers, LB Jarret Johnson, CB Jahleel Addae, RB Branden Oliver, CB Chris Davis, DT Ricardo Mathews and OL Doug Legursky as inactive Week 2 against the Seahawks. Flowers was considered questionable coming into the week. Addae had already been ruled out for Week 2.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Jarret Johnson takes paycut to stay with Chargers

    Chargers linebacker Jarret Johnson will take a pay cut to stay with the team next season, according to ESPN on Monday. Johnson, 32, signed a four-year, $19 million deal in 2012 and missed five games with hamstring and hand injuries in 2013. The Chargers will save $1 million with the move.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Injured Chargers cleared to face Raiders

    A slew of Chargers who were on the injury report are active against the Raiders, including linebacker Bront Bird (ankle), right tackle D.J. Fluker (ankle), center Nick Hardwick (not injury-related), linebacker Jarret Johnson (hand), fullback Le'Ron McClain (hamstring), safety Eric Weddle (hamstring) and cornerback Shareece Wright (foot). All had been listed as probable except McClain, who was questionable.