Johnson (undisclosed) reached an injury settlment with the Colts on Tuesday, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports. Although he had a relatively quiet preseason, Johnson made it through the Colts' final roster cuts. However, he was subsequently placed in injured reserve with an undisclosed injury. He will now be able to find a new destination once his health is up to par.
The Colts placed Johnson (undisclosed) on injured reserve Saturday, Andrew Walker of the team's official site reports. Johnson was relatively quiet this preseason, so he was on track for a reserve role once again. Instead, he'll likely watch the season from home.
Johnson (back) recorded one tackle in Saturday's preseason game against the 49ers. Johnson had been nursing a back injury for a couple weeks, but he was deemed healthy enough to return to the field Saturday. He played in nearly half of the team's snaps on defense, so it looks like Johnson is back to 100 percent.
Johnson was promoted to the Colts' active roster Tuesday, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports. Johnson has spent the past month on the Colts' practice squad after spending previous stints with the Jets and Patriots. Look for the Johnson to play in a reserve role on the defensive line behind starter Margus Hunt.
The Patriots opted to waive Johnson on Monday, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports. The decision to waive Johnson comes a day after he received his first start of the year. The 23-year-old recorded two tackles in Sunday's win over the Steelers. He is considered a strong candidate to return to the team's practice squad.
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