Johnson (undisclosed) was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com reports. The 24-year-old was placed on the COVID list earlier in the week as a high-risk close contact, but he's back on the roster in time for Week 11. Johnson should fill a rotational role in the secondary for the Raiders.
The Raiders placed Johnson on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN reports. Johnson was considered a high-risk close contact after Clelin Ferrell tested positive for the virus Tuesday. Johnson will be eligible to play in Sunday's game against the Chiefs as long as he continues to test negative this week leading up to the game.
Johnson underwent minor back surgery Tuesday according to his personal Twitter account. Johnson noted that the procedure was minor and he will be back in plenty of time for the 2020 season. Look for more updates on his status when the Raiders return for offseason workouts.
Johnson (concussion) was activated off injured reserve Monday, Jerry McDonald of the Oakland Tribune reports. Johnson was designated to return and started practicing Oct. 14, so Monday was the final day of the 21-day window to activate him. The rookie fourth-round pick may start out in a depth role, but he could easily carve out a sizable role in Oakland's secondary given its porous pass defense.
Johnson (concussion) is practicing Monday, Scott Bair of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. The Raiders have a 21-day practice window to decide whether to officially activate Johnson or place him on season-ending injured reserve, per Blair. The rookie fourth-round pick appears to be progressing well in his recovery, and he would likely play a depth or rotational role in Oakland's secondary if activated to the roster.