"Shoot, we just need to get wins. That's all that counts," Johnson said. "We get more wins, I'm happy either way. I'm fine with that. Whatever coach needs me to do, I'll do it."
The website notes Johnson is being used at both outside receiver positions and in the slot this year. "I'm trying to learn everything," Johnson said. "It's a little learning curve. You sit there in the huddle and you have to think about it a second longer than you want to.
"But in the end, I'm learning everything so I can go play every position whenever coach needs me to. I think it'll benefit the team."
The Oakland Press expects
Johnson is healthier after undergoing offseason knee and finger procedures, so he'll be able to practice more than he did in 2013. Defenses will have to worry about receiver Golden Tate and rookie tight end Eric Ebron. And Johnson should benefit from new ideas brought in by coordinator Joe Lombardi.
In 14 games last year, Johnson caught 84 passes for 1,492 yards and 12 touchdowns.
The report says Johnson "looked like his normal self for the first time all spring." He caught essentially everything that was thrown to him throughout the day, ran crisp routes and "crushed pretty much all of the Lions defensive backs when he was matched up with them."
Johnson had an offseason procedure on his knee, but he apparently wasn't bothered by it with the start of minicamp.
"I'm feeling good," Johnson said after Wednesday's OTA practice. "Knee's feeling good, hand's feeling good, so I can't complain."
Missing so much practice time hurt his performance, Johnson said. "You kind of lose your wind a little bit," he told the website. "You know the plays, but I feel you have to be able to practice to go out there and play at your best. I'm a firm believer in that."
In 14 games, Johnson caught 84 passes for 1,492 yards and 12 touchdowns. "I'm not going to play if I can't run," Johnson said. "It might have been painful, but I could still go out there and still play."
The website believes there's "no reason to sound any alarms."
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