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Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: IR stint upcoming
The Saints placed Gardner-Johnson (foot) on injured reserve Saturday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Gardner-Johnson has already been ruled out for the team's Week 10 clash with Tennessee, but he'll miss at least another two games on top of that. Reserve safeties P.J. Williams and J.T. Gray should take on larger roles for the duration of Gardner-Johnson's absence.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Out Week 10
Gardner-Johnson (foot) has been ruled out for Sunday's tilt against the Titans, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Gardner-Johnson will now focus on recovering in time for Week 11 versus the Eagles. In his absence, look for P.J. Williams and J.T. Gray to see some extra snaps providing depth at safety.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Seen in walking boot
Gardner-Johnson (foot) was seen in a walking boot Thursday, Luke Johnson of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Gardner-Johnson was a non-participant in Wednesday's practice, and it appears as though he's trending in the wrong direction ahead of Sunday's game against Tennessee. Malcolm Jenkins should handle additional work if Gardner-Johnson is unavailable Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Misses practice Wednesday
Gardner-Johnson (foot) was unable to practice for the Saints on Wednesday.
Gardner-Johnson suffered a foot injury during the second quarter of the Saints' Week 9 contest against the Falcons. The severity of the injury is uncertain at this point, but the cornerback will need to log at least a limited practice this week if he hopes to suit up against the Titans in Week 10. Expect Malcolm Jenkins to see an extended role if Gardner-Johnson isn't available Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Dealing with foot injury
Gardner-Johnson is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Falcons due to a foot injury.
Gardner-Johnson suffered the injury in the second quarter of the matchup, though the exact issue remains unclear. Prior to his exit, Gardner-Johnson recorded two tackles and one pass defended.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Gets pick in win
Gardner-Johnson had six tackles (five solo), a interception and a defensed pass in a 36-27 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday.
Gardner-Johnson's pick came late in the second half, and he was able to return it 26 yards to Tampa Bay's 35-yard line. The short field helped lead to a New Orleans touchdown. Both his tackle tally and 98.0 percent snap share during the contest were season highs.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Full participant Thursday
Gardner-Johnson (knee) was a full participant in practice Thursday, putting him on track to suit up against the Patriots on Sunday, Luke Johnson of the New Orleans Advocate reports.
Gardner-Johnson missed last week's loss to Carolina but looks poised to return after missing just one game. The defensive back had two tackles in the season opener while playing 70 percent of the Saints' defensive snaps and 45 percent of the team's snaps on special teams.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Won't play Week 2
Gardner-Johnson (knee) will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers, Mike Triplett of ESPN reports.
Gardner-Johnson didn't practice Thursday or Friday due to a knee injury. While he was able to go through a pregame workout before Sunday's game, New Orleans will not put him on the field Sunday. Gardner-Johnson will look to return for the Saints' Week 3 matchup with the Patriots.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Encouraging 2020 campaign
Gardner-Johnson totaled 66 tackles (52 solo), 13 passes defended and an interception across 15 regular-season games in 2020.
Gardner-Johnson enjoyed a bump in snaps and production as he played a key role for New Orleans' defense in his second season out of Florida. He'll look to build on the encouraging campaign when he returns in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Leads team in tackles
Gardner-Johnson totaled eight tackles (six solo) in the Saints' 21-9 win over the Bears on Sunday.
The second-year man led the team in tackles just two days after being activated from the COVID-19 list. Gardner-Johnson enjoyed a productive sophomore season and has started out this year's postseason run on the right foot. He'll have his hands full in next week's NFC divisional round against Tom Brady and the Buccaneers.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Lifted from COVID-19 list
Gardner-Johnson was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Gardner-Johnson will be available for Sunday's wild-card game against the Bears. The second-year safety posted 66 tackles, a sack, an interception and 13 pass breakups over 15 games this season. Gardner-Johnson should handle nearly an every-snap role Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Lands on COVID-19 list
Gardner-Johnson was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Nick Underhill of NewOrleans.Football reports.
It's unclear whether Gardner-Johnson tested positive for the virus or came into close contact with an infected person. It's unclear if he'll be able to play in Sunday's game versus the Panthers. Gardner-Johnson hasn't missed a game since entering the league as a fourth-round pick in 2019.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: First pick of 2020
Gardner-Johnson recorded one tackle and an interception in the Saints' 31-3 win over the Broncos on Sunday.
Facing the practice-squad receiver turned quarterback Kendall Hinton, Gardner-Johnson recorded his first interception of the season the second of his career. After a slow start to the season, Gardner-Johnson has put together back-to-back solid showings. He'll look to keep the positive play going when New Orleans faces Atlanta in Week 13.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: First sack of career
Gardner-Johnson racked up eight tackles (six solo), two tackles for a loss and a sack in the Saints' 27-13 win over the 49ers on Sunday.
His eight tackles give him 49 through nine games, matching his total from all of 2019. As a cherry on top, Gardner-Johnson notched the first sack of his career with a takedown of Nick Mullens. Gardner-Johnson will likely be busy in Week 11 when the Saints face a high-powered Atlanta offense.... See More ... See Less
Saints' C.J. Gardner-Johnson: Leads team in tackles again
Gardner-Johnson compiled nine tackles (eight solo) and two tackles for a loss in the Saints' 26-23 OT win over the Bears on Sunday.
CJGJ lead the team in tackles Sunday, though he'll likely be remembered more for his on-field scuffle. Gardner-Johnson was sucker punched by Javon Wims after Wims accused him of spitting on him and ripping out his mouthpiece. Gardner-Johnson finished the game, but Wims was immediately ejected. Gardner-Johnson will have a tall order in Week 9 against Tampa Bay.... See More ... See Less
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