Johnson was released by Miami on Saturday, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Johnson was in a playing-time battle with a handful of other running backs for the right to be the backup to Jay Ajayi but didn't impress the coaching staff enough to stick with Miami. He could be brought back at the end of Week 1 when his salary wouldn't be guaranteed, but that seems unlikely.
Johnson (foot) returned to practice Wednesday, Joe Schad of The Palm Beach Post reports.
Johnson reportedly injured his foot Monday, but given the limited severity of the injury, he was able to be get back to practicing quickly. While the quick turnaround does bode well for the 25-year-old competing for a final roster spot, he still has his work cut out for him moving forward.
Johnson is dealing with a foot injury, The Miami Herald's Adam Beasley reports.
With Jay Ajayi, Damien Williams and Kenyan Drake all locks for the final roster, Johnson is left to compete with Senorise Perry and De'Veon Smith for the No. 4 spot on the depth chart -- a slotting that doesn't guarantee him a job. Even if his injury clears up quickly, Johnson will face tough odds to make the team.
Johnson has signed a future contract with the Dolphins, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Johnson appeared in six games with the Jaguars during his rookie season in 2014, but he's bounced around since then without landing on an active roster. He'll have an opportunity throughout the upcoming offseason to prove himself in Miami.
Johnson was waived by the Buccaneers on Sunday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Johnson was competing for a spot as the final backup in Tampa Bay, and it appears he lost out to fellow backs Mike James and Peyton Barber, who'll be competing for the No. 3 role.
Johnson totaled 27 yards and a touchdown on seven carries and secured both of his targets for 28 yards in Saturday's 27-21 preseason victory over the Jaguars.
The young vet capped off a 10-play, 79-yard drive with a one-yard TD on the first play of the fourth quarter. Johnson also kickstarted that possession with nine-and-17-yard gains on the first two plays, and was productive in the passing game with his two targets. Johnson continues jockeying for a spot on the depth chart behind Doug Martin and Charles Sims and took a positive step towards that goal with his production Saturday.
Johnson was signed by the Bucs on Monday to compete for a backup job, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The 23-year-old tailback returns to the NFL after sitting out the 2015 season. Johnson was among the Jaguars' final cuts at the end of training camp last summer, after tallying 86 yards and a pair of touchdowns in his rookie campaign in 2014. The 5-foot-10, 216-pound back, who rushed for 1,139 yards and 14 touchdowns in his senior season at UCF, worked out for the Bucs last week. He'll likely wage a training camp battle with incumbent Mike James for the third running back spot behind Doug Martin and Charles Sims.
The Jaguars cut running back Storm Johnson on Friday, the team announced. Johnson rushed for 86 yards on 29 carries last season.
After being placed on the Non-Football Injury list on Wednesday, Jaguars running back Storm Johnson said he expects to return to the field next week, reports Jacksonville.com.
Johnson and coached Gus Bradley declined to discuss the nature of Johnson's injury, but Bradley said he is considered day to day.
"I'd rather talk about it when I get back on the field," Johnson said.
Running back/returner Storm Johnson has been placed by the Jaguars on the active/non-football illness list, the Florida Times-Union has reported.
The team has not revealed the nuture of the problem, but it arose during activities off the field.
Johnson did miss some time this offseason with a back injury.
Jaguars running back Storm Johnson says he expects to be back at practice on Thursday after suffering a back injury on Wednesday, per Jacksonville.com.
“I went to get treatment and got it all back together so it’s good,’’ Johnson said.
“I wouldn’t call it a setback,’’ he said. “It got the best of me today. I’ll be ready to go back Thursday (for the final day of mini-camp).’’
Jaguars running back Storm Johnson was forced to exit Wednesday's practice early after experiencing tightness in his back, reports the Associated Press.
Johnson ran for 86 yards and two touchdowns in 29 attempts last season.
Denard Robinson had emerged as the Jaguars' primary option at running back this season, but an injury will keep him out over the final three games. Unfortunately, none of his potential replacements did much to stand out in Week 15 against the Ravens.
Toby Gerhart predictably saw the most work for the Jaguars, but didn't do much with it. He rushed for 54 yards on 13 carries, but of which led the team, but didn't exactly impress. Fortunately for him, neither did Storm Johnson or Jordan Todman, who combined for just 26 yards on nine carries.
Sunday's was a tough matchup for the Jaguars backs, so they should have an easier time next week. However, even against a subpar Titans rushing defense, none of these backs are worth starting outside of the deepest Fantasy leagues for Week 16.
With Denard Robinson done for the season, coach Gus Bradley said Wednesday Toby Gerhart will likely start for the Jaguars against the Ravens. He also said Storm Johnson will play a bunch.
Gerhart has 211 yards on 73 carries this year, while Johnson has 64 yards on 20 carries.
Jaguars wide receiver Tommy Streeter, cornerback Jeremy Harris, running back Storm Johnson, linebacker A.J. Edds, linebacker Khairi Fortt, offensive lineman Tyler Shatley and defensive end Andre Branch have been ruled inactive Week 14 vs. Houston.
Jaguars linebacker Jeremiah George, cornerback Jeremy Harris, cornerback Teddy Williams, running back Storm Johnson, guard Tyler Shatley, offensive tackle Sam Young and defensive end Chris Smith were ruled inactive Week 13 vs. N.Y. Giants.
The Jaguars declared defensive end Andre Branch (groin), linebackerJeremiah George (ankle), guard Tyler Shatley, running back Storm Johnson, wideout Mike Brown, offensive tackle Sam Young and cornerback Teddy Williams inactive for Sunday's game at Indianapolis.
Three ailing Jaguars have been placed on the inactive list for their Sunday game against Dallas. They are guard Brandon Linder (shoulder), defensive end Andre Branch (groin) and linebacker Jeremiah George (ankle). All three had been ruled out earlier in the week.
The healthy scratches are offensive tackle Sam Young, cornerback Tommie Campbell, running back Storm Johnson and wideout Mike Brown.
The following players were deemed inacitve for the Jaguars Week 8 against the Dolphins: Alan Ball, Peyton Thompson, Storm Johnson, Tyler Shatley, Mike Brown, Andre Branch and Josh Wells.
After serving as just a change-of-pace option for the first six weeks, Denard Robinson became the focal point of the Jaguars running game Week 7 against Cleveland, and based on how he performed in the role, he's a good bet to keep it going forward.
He ran 22 times for 127 yards and a touchdown, with a long of only 20 yards. That's a good thing in this case. It means he didn't owe the majority of his yardage to a single play in which he happened to break free. He was just a consistent contributor out of the backfield.
That's more than anyone can say for Toby Gerhart, the team's intended starter at running back. Gerhart, who was sidelined for Week 7 with a foot injury, ran for fewer yards in five weeks of starting (123) than Robinson did in just this one. The Jaguars knew there had to be a better answer, even experimenting with rookie Storm Johnson, and may have finally found it in Robinson.
Injured or not, Gerhart is just a waste of a roster spot in Fantasy, and though Johnson has scored a touchdown in two straight games, his 2.3 yards per carry during that stretch shows he's no real threat to Robinson. The Jaguars really don't have anything to lose by giving the second-year player an extended look, so he should be a priority off the waiver wire this week.