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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson: Runs individual drills
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (Achilles) ran individual drills during Tuesday's minicamp, Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star reports.

Johnson is returning from his second Achilles tear in three years and his participation in individual drills is a major move in the right direction. Look for more updates on his status to come during training camp, as he'll likely continue with individual drills for the remainder of minicamp.

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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson: Sights on training camp return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (Achilles) said Monday he'll be fully cleared by the start of training camp, ESPN's Adam Teicher reports.

Johnson's declaration comes after his 2016 campaign was ended by a ruptured Achilles suffered in Week 14. While that marked the second time in three years that Johnson sustained the same injury, his experience in rehabbing the issue has instilled confidence in his ability to made a quick recovery ahead of this season. Barring a setback, Johnson intends to be fully cleared for training camp, which would represent a considerable boost to the Chiefs' defense.

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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson: Accepts pay cut to free up cap space
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (Achilles) accepted a pay cut to stay with the Chiefs, ESPN's Field Yates reports.

This move frees up approximately $4.25 million in 2017 cap space for a Chiefs team that doesn't have much wiggle room. The pay cut probably wasn't a tough decision for Johnson, who hopes to be ready for training camp despite rupturing his Achilles in Week 14. He suffered the same injury in Week 1 of 2014 and bounced back to play all 16 games in 2015, but he's now two years older and won't have as much time to recover before the start of the season. If healthy, the 34-year-old projects as one of Kansas City's starting inside linebackers -- as has been the case every season since he was drafted in the first round in 2005.

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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson: Hopes to be ready by training camp
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (Achilles) is hopeful he will be fully recovered and ready for training camp, reports.

Johnson is two months removed from rupturing his Achilles tendon for the second time in three years. The veteran is determined to go through his rehab, and return in full health for training camp. He recorded 90 tackles (70 solo), one interception, and a sack across 13 games in the 2016 regular season.

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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson: Posts solid injury-shortened season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (Achilles) finished the 2016 regular season with 90 tackles (70 solo) one interception and one sack.

Johnson ruptured his Achilles in Week 14 against the Raiders, ultimately shortening his season to just 13 games. The veteran inside linebacker was on pace to easily surpass 100 tackles for the sixth time in the last seven seasons, proving he still has plenty left in the tank in his 12th professional campaign. He should retake his place at the center of the Chiefs defense in the second of a three-year deal with the team in 2017.

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Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2005Kansas City Chiefs169579.0162000.0005
2006Kansas City Chiefs137658.0184.5000.0003
2007Kansas City Chiefs169483.01142189.01206
2008Kansas City Chiefs148568.0171.5177.0706
2009Kansas City Chiefs153730.071317558.37025
2010Kansas City Chiefs1612195.026111515.015116
2011Kansas City Chiefs16131104.02722189.01709
2012Kansas City Chiefs16125110.0152000.0004
2013Kansas City Chiefs1510795.0124.524422.04106
2014Kansas City Chiefs144.000000.0000
2015Kansas City Chiefs1611695.021422311.51808
2016Kansas City Chiefs139070.020115555.05513
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2005Kansas City Chiefs1600201010
2006Kansas City Chiefs1300202020
2007Kansas City Chiefs1600300000
2008Kansas City Chiefs1400400000
2009Kansas City Chiefs1500100000
2010Kansas City Chiefs1600401010
2011Kansas City Chiefs1600101010
2012Kansas City Chiefs1600300000
2013Kansas City Chiefs15000021120
2014Kansas City Chiefs100000000
2015Kansas City Chiefs1600200000
2016Kansas City Chiefs1300000000

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