Johnson (undisclosed) reverted to injured reserve Monday.
Johnson was waived with an undisclosed injury Sunday and reverts to IR after clearing waivers.
Johnson (undisclosed) was waived/injured by the Jets on Sunday, Bob Glauber of Newsday reports.
Johnson became expendable once the team became viable suitors for former Patriot Kony Ealy. There's a chance Johnson will have the ability to latch on elsewhere, but time seems to be against him.
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.
Johnson was promoted to New England's active roster on Saturday, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports.
Johnson had been on the Patriots' practice squad for the first five weeks of the season. He'll provide depth along the defensive line and help out with special teams.
|5||10/8/17||@ CLE||1:00 pm|
|7||10/22/17||@ MIA||1:00 pm|
|10||11/12/17||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 11|
|14||12/10/17||@ DEN||4:05 pm|
|15||12/17/17||@ NO||1:00 pm|
|17||12/31/17||@ NE||1:00 pm|
|2016||New England Patriots||4||8||5.0||3||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2016||New York Jets||7||4||1.0||3||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2017||New York Jets||0||0||0.0||0||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2016||New England Patriots||4||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2016||New York Jets||7||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2017||New York Jets||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|