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Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Activated off reserve/COVID-19 list
Johnson was activated off of the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Johnson missed each of the Texans' last two contests after testing positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 23. He will return ahead of the team's final game of the season Sunday against the Titans.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Joins growing reserve/COVID-19 list
Johnson (quadriceps) tested positive for the coronavirus Thursday and will be placed on the Texans' reserve/COVID-19 list, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Johnson, safety Eric Murray and defensive linemen Roy Lopez and Jordan Jenkins are among the Texans who tested positive Thursday, bringing the organization's total number of players on the reserve/COVID-19 list or practice squad/COVID-19 list up to 22. If vaccinated and asymptomatic of the virus, Johnson will have a chance to come off the list ahead of Sunday's game against the Chargers, but he faces a tight timeline to gain clearance. Johnson is also nursing a quad injury, which rendered him a limited participant at Wednesday's practice.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Likely to start Sunday
Johnson is expected to serve as one of the Texans' starting cornerbacks in Sunday's game against the Jaguars, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
He'll be entering the starting lineup as a replacement for Terrance Mitchell (reserve/COVID-19 list) at a boundary corner spot. Johnson began the season as a safety for Houston, but he was moved to cornerback in mid-November after losing hold of a starting role at the former position. Despite moving in and out of the lineup this season, Johnson leads the Texans with three interceptions.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Moving to cornerback
Johnson will shift back to cornerback beginning in Week 11, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Johnson has been the starting strong safety for the Texans since Week 4 after Eric Murray was benched. Johnson, a cornerback by trade, has struggled at safety, and despite his three interceptions on the year, will be moved back to his natural position. He will likely be utilized in a rotation with Terrance Mitchell and Desmond King as the team continues to look for the right combination in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Another pick
Johnson recorded nine tackles and one interception in Sunday's 31-5 loss to the Cardinals.
Johnson picked off Kyler Murray late in the third quarter with the game well out of hand. He's now recorded three interceptions in his last four games, while also racking up a combined 26 tackles in that span.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Gets another INT
Johnson recorded four tackles, an interception and pass defended in Sunday's 25-22 loss to the Patriots.
Johnson's interception was his second in as many weeks and of his career overall. The third-year pro continues to play a major role on the Texans' defense after moving to a starting role towards the end of last season. Johnson will try to keep his interception steak going in Week 6 against the Colts.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Grabs INT in loss
Johnson recorded eight tackles (five solo), one pass breakup and one interception during Sunday's 40-0 loss to the Bills.
Johnson intercepted quarterback Josh Allen on the Bills' first offensive play of the contest, but his play did little to create any momentum for the Texans in what quickly turned into a blowout loss. The third-year pro played 100 and 83 percent of defensive snaps in the Texans previous two games.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Absent from injury report
Johnson (thigh) is not listed on the Texans' injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Browns.
Johnson was limited at Wednesday's practice, but it is now looking like Houston was just erring on the side of caution. Baring any setbacks, look for him to take on his usual role providing depth in the secondary.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Limited in practice Wednesday
Johnson (thigh) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday.
Johnson suffered a thigh injury in the Texans' preseason finale and was forced to miss the season opener against the Jaguars. The defensive back's status for Houston's Week 2 contest against the Browns is considered uncertain. Johnson will likely fill a reserve role for the Texan's secondary when he's back to full strength.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Won't play Sunday
Johnson (thigh) has been ruled out for Sunday's Week 1 matchup against the Jaguars.
Johnson hasn't practiced all week due to a thigh issue, and the injury will keep him out for the season opener. It's not yet clear whether he'll be able to return for the Week 2 contest against the Browns, but he should serve as depth in the Texans' secondary once he's fully healthy.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Back at practice
Johnson (leg) returned to practice Monday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.
Johnson suffered a minor leg injury during Saturday's preseason matchup with the Buccaneers. However, his quick return to practice indicates the issue was not serious. The 25-year-old is expected to provide depth in the Texans' secondary this season.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Suffers minor injury Saturday
Johnson suffered a minor leg injury during Saturday's preseason contest against the Buccaneers, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.
Johnson and Eric Murray both suffered injuries Saturday, leaving Jonathan Owens as the only healthy strong safety on the Texans' depth chart. Johnson's injury is expected to be minor and shouldn't impact his availability for the season opener Sept. 12. The 25-year-old appeared in all 16 games for Houston last year, registering a career-high 76 tackles.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: Back at practice
Johnson (undisclosed) was activated from NFI list Tuesday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Johnson is one of six safeties on the Texans' roster. After transitioning to the safety position last season, he'll use this camp to continue to compete for reserve reps behind incumbent starter Eric Murray.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lonnie Johnson: On NFI list
The Texans placed Johnson on the non-football injury list Wednesday with an unspecified issue, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Johnson will be sidelined for the start of camp as a result of the transaction. While transitioning from cornerback to safety last season, Johnson appeared in all 16 games and recorded 76 total tackles.... See More ... See Less
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