NFC North Standings

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2-4-0 6-11-0
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Top Jaylon Johnson News

  • Bears' Jaylon Johnson: Preparing for new defensive system

    Johnson expects to maintain his execution and approach despite the Bears being expected to play much more zone defense under coach Matt Eberflus, the Bears official site reports.

    After playing as part of a secondary that struggled in each of Johnson's first two years with Chicago, the team added rookies Jaquan Brisker and Kyler Gordon, which could raise the level of play across the defense. After averaging four tackles as a rookie, Johnson averaged just three tackles last year. If his rookie teammates play well immediately, Johnson could see a spike in IDP production in the new defensive scheme that often allows the defensive backs to play aggressively when all of the players can master their responsibilities.

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  • Bears' Jaylon Johnson: Meager output in season finale

    Johnson tallied two stops in the Bears' 31-17 Week 18 loss to the Vikings, and he ended the season with 46 tackles, an interception and nine passes defensed.

    Johnson made a slight increase on his tackle total from his rookie season, though he has just one interception over his first two years in the league. But as a full-time starter, he should continue to post solid tackle totals with the hope that the interception numbers will go up. He'll go into the third year of his four-year rookie deal in 2022, likely as the No. 1 corner for the Bears.

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  • Bears' Jaylon Johnson: Returns from COVID-19 list

    Johnson was activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Larry Mayer of the Bears' official site reports.

    Johnson was one of five Chicago players who were removed from the league's health and safety protocols Monday. The 22-year-old quarterback is expected to assume his usual starting spot on the outside when the Bears face the Giants in Week 17.

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  • Bears' Jaylon Johnson: Lands on COVID-19 list

    Johnson has landed on the reserve COVID-19 list, Doug Kyed of Pro Football Focus reports.

    Losing Johnson for any length of time represents a hit to Chicago's defensive scheme, as he's played more than 90 percent of the defensive snaps in every game this season. His absence means the team's secondary figures to be depleted heading into Week 15 action since several other members of it are also on the COVID-19 list.

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  • Bears' Jaylon Johnson: Intercepts pass

    Johnson intercepted a pass while adding two tackles in the Bears' 20-17 win over the Bengals on Sunday.

    After failing to intercept a pass in his rookie season, it only took Johnson two games to get his first pick of 2021. As the Bears' top cornerback, he has a great chance to increase his tackle total from the 44 he recorded last year, and he could be a solid fantasy option in leagues that require cornerbacks to be rostered.

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  • Bears' Jaylon Johnson: No surgery needed

    Johnson's shoulder injury didn't require surgery during the offseason.

    Johnson , who missed the final four games of the 2020 campaign due to his shoulder issue, posted 44 tackles (34 solo) and 15 pass breakups during his 13 regular-season games in a starting role. Now that the 21-year-old has moved past his injury, he should return to his usual cornerback role in the Bears' secondary.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 195 lbs
Birthplace: Fresno, CA
Age: 23
School: Utah
Experience: 3