NFC South Standings

Team Conf Overall
8-4-0 13-4-0
7-5-0 9-8-0
4-8-0 7-10-0
3-9-0 5-12-0

2021 Receiving

Regular Season 13 159 12.2 4 27

Top Juwan Johnson News

  • Saints' Juwan Johnson: Four touchdowns at tight end

    Johnson caught 13 of 21 targets for 159 yards and four touchdowns over 14 games in 2021.

    After converting from wide receiver during the offseason, Johnson was one of three New Orleans tight ends to have a sizable role in 2021. However, Johnson ran a route on over 52 percent of his offensive snaps while Adam Trautman (33.8) and Vannett (36.3) hovered around one third. Moreover, Johnson's four touchdowns were more than Trautman (two) and Vannett (one) combined. While his overall stat line still wasn't very useful for fantasy purposes, Johnson had impressive moments for an undrafted player who changed positions ahead of his second season in the pros. As an exclusive-rights free agent, Johnson should be back in New Orleans in 2022, when he'll again look to push Trautman and Vannett for receiving reps at tight end.

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  • Saints' Juwan Johnson: Activated off reserve/COVID-19 list

    Johnson was activated off of the Saints' reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.

    The tight end was placed on the COVID list last Wednesday and missed Monday's loss to the Dolphins. Johnson returned to the team Tuesday and will be back in the lineup for the Saints' Week 17 matchup with the Panthers.

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  • Saints' Juwan Johnson: Won't play Monday

    Johnson (illness) wasn't activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list prior to the Saints' deadline for Week 16 roster moves and won't be available for Monday's game against the Dolphins, Katherine Terrell of The Athletic reports.

    Johnson wasn't able to clear the NFL's COVID-19 return-to-play protocol after landing on the list Wednesday following a positive test of the virus. Adam Trautman is also on the list and Garrett Griffin (hamstring) was recently moved to injured reserve, leaving the Saints with Nick Vannett and practice-squad call-up Ethan Wolf as their only options at tight end Week 16.

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  • Saints' Juwan Johnson: Shifts to COVID-19 list

    The Saints placed Johnson on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Kyle Mosley of reports.

    Johnson reportedly tested positive for the virus. Assuming he's vaccinated, Johnson will have a chance to gain clearance for Sunday's game against the Dolphins if he's asymptomatic. Adam Trautman and Nick Vannett would be the team's only healthy tight ends if Johnson is ultimately unable to play.

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  • Saints' Juwan Johnson: One target against Jets

    Johnson secured his only target for 15 yards during Sunday's 30-9 win over the Jets.

    Johnson saw roughly half the snaps of Nick Vannett, who ended up leading the offense with 44 receiving yards on six targets. However, even if Johnson started seeing more playing time, no Saints receivers are safe for fantasy purposes as long as the offense flows through the rushing abilities of Taysom Hill and Alvin Kamara.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 231 lbs
Age: 25
Class: Sophomore