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Isaiah Johnson: Gets tryout with Panthers
Carolina hosted Johnson (undisclosed) for a tryout Friday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Johnson has been a free agent since being waived from the Steelers' injured reserve list back in June. The 26-year-old cornerback suited up for 14 games with the Raiders in 2020.... See More ... See Less
Isaiah Johnson: Waived with injury
Johnson (undisclosed) was waived from the Steelers' injured reserve list Friday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Johnson reverted to Pittsburgh's injured reserve after going unclaimed on waivers in May. The 26-year-old cornerback failed to see the field during his third season, but he signed a contract with the Steelers in January after joining the team's practice squad in mid-December. Johnson should now be free to join another team this offseason, though his undisclosed injury may limit his prospects.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Johnson: Clears waivers
Johnson (undisclosed) reverted to IR after clearing waivers Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Johnson joined the Steelers in January on a reserve/future contract but now may be stuck on IR for the 2022 season if he doesn't agree to an injury settlement.... See More ... See Less
Isaiah Johnson: Waived by Steelers
Johnson was waived by Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
The 2019 fourth-round draft pick signed with the Steelers in January after previously being waived by Las Vegas in August of 2021. Johnson had a relatively unimpressive first two seasons in the NFL with the Raiders, recording a total of 15 tackles and five passes defended while splitting his time between defense and special teams over 19 games.... See More ... See Less
Isaiah Johnson: Waived by Steelers
Johnson (undisclosed) was waived by the Steelers with an injury designation Tuesday.
Johnson joined the Steelers in January on a reserve/future deal after being released by the Raiders in August. Once Johnson clears waivers he must be reverted to injured reserve.... See More ... See Less
Steelers' Isaiah Johnson: Signs contract with Steelers
The Steelers signed Johnson to a reserve/future contract Wednesday, Teresa Varley of the team's official website reports.
The cornerback was waived by the Raiders in August and signed with the Steelers' practice squad in mid-December. Johnson will now return to the Steelers for the 2022 season and look to carve out a potential depth role in their secondary.... See More ... See Less
Isaiah Johnson: Waived by Las Vegas
The Raiders waived Johnson on Tuesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Las Vegas' former fourth-round pick from the 2019 draft is set to hit waivers after spending two seasons with the Raiders. Last season, the cornerback recorded 13 tackles (seven solo) and four pass deflections. Johnson had a hard time getting playing time with the Raiders, so a fresh start on a new team could be beneficial to the 25-year-old.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Off PUP list
Johnson (undisclosed) was activated from the PUP list by the Raiders on Friday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Last seaso, Johnson appeared in 14 games for the Raiders with 181 snaps on defense and 125 snaps on special teams, tallying 13 tackles and four passes defended. Despite playing in 14 games last year, the 2019 fourth-round pick is pretty far down on the depth chart, so getting back on the field is huge for his chances of making the roster.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Placed on PUP list
Johnson (undisclosed) was placed on the PUP list Sunday, Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.
Johnson was apparently dealing with an injury during OTAs and will now start training camp on the PUP list. Last year, the 2019 fourth-round pick appeared in 14 games for Las Vegas and registered 13 tackles. The Houston product is eligible to return from the list at any time during the preseason.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Comes off COVID list
Johnson was removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, Paul Gutierrez of ESPN.com reports.
Johnson seemingly dodged a positive COVID-19 result, as he's come off the reserve list just three days after initially joining. The 2019 fourth-round pick has been handed an inconsistent workload this season, fielding 50-plus defensive snaps Weeks 9 and 12, but only five snaps per game over his other 11 appearances of the year.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Lands on COVID-19 list
The Raiders placed Johnson on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Johnson either tested positive for the virus or came into close contact with an infected person. If it's merely the latter, the second-year cornerback has a chance to play in the Week 16 matchup against Miami. His status for that contest should be evident by whether he's present at practice Wednesday or Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Returns to action Sunday
Johnson (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Colts.
The 24-year-old was sidelined for last week's win over the Jets due to the groin injury, but he's ready to take the field Sunday. Johnson played 60 defensive snaps Week 12 but should return to a reserve role with Trayvon Mullen now healthy.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Won't play Sunday
Johnson (groin) is officially inactive for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Johnson's practice availability during the week went the wrong direction; he logged FP/LP/DNP before ultimately being deemed questionable. Johnson's absence will hurt the depth at cornerback for the contest, but the good news for the Raiders was that fellow cornerback Trayvon Mullen (illness) was deemed healthy enough to play. With Johnson sidelined, expect Mullen and Nevin Lawson to handle starting duties with Amik Robertson and Damon Arnette seeing depth action.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Returns from COVID list
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.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Hits COVID list
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.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Recovers from back surgery
Johnson (back) says he's 100 percent healthy, Tashan Reed of The Athletic reports.
The 2019 fourth-round pick endured a difficult rookie campaign, starting with a concussion and facial fracture early in the preseason. He returned from injured reserve in November and logged 63 special-teams snaps in five games, but a bulging disc in his back required surgery shortly after the season. While he'll likely open training camp with the second- or third-string defense, Johnson has the physical traits of a high-end starter, boasting 4.40 speed at 6-2, 210.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Undergoes minor surgery
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.... See More ... See Less
Raiders' Isaiah Johnson: Returns from IR
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.... See More ... See Less
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