Johnson is more involved in the offense since transitioning to tight end, Luke Johnson of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

Johnson mainly was used to block from a receiver position during his rookie year, but he has since been moved to tight end in Year 2, and it appears to be a more natural fit for the 6-foot-4, 231-pound Oregon product. Not only can Johnson still be used to block, he is more of a receiving mismatch against linebackers than he is against cornerbacks, as evidenced by his two-catch, 71-yard performance during last weekend's preseason game against Baltimore. Add in the fact that none of New Orleans' other depth options at tight end seem to have stood out this summer, and Johnson seems to have a great chance at securing a roster spot yet again.

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