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93 George Johnson DE

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
4%2%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
16296.0000

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Lions trade DE George Johnson to Buccaneers for draft pick
by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

Rather than match the offer the sheet for defensive lineman George Johnson, the Lions agreed to trade Johnson to the Buccaneers on Wednesday, the Lions announced.

Johnson was a restricted free agent and signed a three year, $9 million offer sheet with the Buccaneers last week. The Lions were previously disputing the Buccaneers offer to Johnson.

Along with Johnson, the Lions also sent the seventh-round pick the team received in the Haloti Ngata trade from Baltimore. The Lions will receive a fifth-round pick from the Buccaneers in this year's draft.

In 2014, Johnson produced six sacks and 29 tackles over 16 games.

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Lions disputing Buccaneers' offer to DE George Johnson
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

The offer sheet the Buccaneers gave to defensive end George Johnson is being disputed by the Lions, and a decision by an independent arbiter is potentially 10 days away, per MLive.com. 

Johnson signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the Bucs last week, giving the Lions until 4 p.m. Monday to match the offer. The reason for the Lions' protest is not known at this time. 

The five-year veteran racked up six sacks last season for the Lions. 

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Buccaneers add two players, wait on DE Johnson
by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

The Buccaneers signed two players Thursday in free-agent LB Larry Dean, formerly of the Vikings, and center Ben Gottschalk, as they wait to see if the Lions will match the three-year, $9 million offer sheet to restricted free-agent defensive lineman George Johnson, per the team's website. 

Dean has mosly played on special teams during his five-year career, while Gottschalk was in Chiefs training camp last season. The Lions have until Monday to match the offer on Johnson, who emerged last year to record 26 tackles and six sacks. 

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Bucs sign Lions DE George Johnson to 3-year offer sheet
by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer

The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that they've signed Lions defensive end George Johnson to a three-year offer sheet, reports NFL.com.

Johnson met with the Buccaneers on Thursday after receiving a low-round restricted free agent tender from the Lions

The Lions have five days to match the offer. 

Johnson, 27, had career-highs in tackles (29) and sacks (six) in 2014. Johnson spent his first three seasons with the Buccaneers before playing for the Vikings and Lions.

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Report: DE George Johnson visits Buccaneers
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

After receiving a low-round restricted free agent tender from the Lions, defensive end George Johnson is visiting the Buccaneers on Thursday, reports Jenna Laine of sportstalkflorida.com.

If the Buccaneers were to sign Johnson to an offer sheet, the Lions would have the opportunity to match the offer. 

Johnson, 27, had career-highs in tackles (29) and sacks (six) in 2014. Johnson spent his first three seasons with the Buccaneers before playing for the Vikings and Lions.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers000.000000.0000
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers421.010000.0000
2012Minnesota Vikings200.000000.0000
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers550.050000.0000
2013Minnesota Vikings000.000000.0000
2014Detroit Lions162923.066000.0001
TOTAL273624.0126000.0001
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2010Tampa Bay Buccaneers000000000
2011Tampa Bay Buccaneers400000000
2012Minnesota Vikings200000000
2012Tampa Bay Buccaneers500000000
2013Minnesota Vikings000000000
2014Detroit Lions1600001010
TOTAL2700001010
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/263
Birthdate:
12/11/1987
Age:
27
Hometown:
Glassboro, NJ, USA
School:
Rutgers
NFL Experience:
4
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
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2016 Super Bowl
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