Johnson will replace Tytus Howard (concussion) at right tackle against the Bengals on Sunday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Howard was placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the season, so Johnson will start at right tackle the final two games.
The Texans signed Johnson to a one-year, $1.75 million contract Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Johnson stands to provide the Texans with key depth at offensive tackle behind Laremy Tunsil (shoulder) and Tytus Howard (knee). He started three games for Houston last season.
Johnson (neck) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Raiders.
With Tytus Howard (knee) already ruled out, Johnson is expected to start at right guard if he's active. Dan Skipper is the next man up if Johnson can't go.
Johnson left Sunday's game against the Colts with a stinger.
The 2017 fifth-round pick exited during the second half and is questionable to return. Johnson was filling in at right tackle for Tytus Howard (knee), leaving the recently signed Dan Skipper as the next man up.
Johnson entered Sunday's win over the Chiefs when rookie right tackle Tytus Howard (knee) was removed from the game, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Johnson was flagged for an illegal formation penalty but filled in capably for Howard. The offensive line did not allow a sack for the second straight week, and the team had a season-high 192 rushing yards (4.7 YPC). Howard's injury is described as a partially torn medial collateral ligament, which will not require surgery but is expected to sideline him indefinitely.
Johnson was promoted to the Texans' 53-man roster Saturday.
Johnson spent three weeks on the active roster in September, but was inactive for all three games. The 23-year-old provides some depth for the offensive line with Zach Fulton out with a hand injury.
Johnson was waived by the Texans on Thursday.
Johnson spent nearly a month on Houston's active roster, but he was ultimately unable to stick with the team. The 2017 fifth-round pick will become an unrestricted free agent if he clears waivers and will attempt to find a depth role elsewhere in the NFL.
Johnson was promoted from the Texans' practice squad to their active roster Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Johnson was a casualty during final roster cuts, but subsequntly landed on the team's practice squad. An injury in Week 1 has opened up room for him to help provide depth on the offensive line going forward.
Johnson was waived by the Texans on Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Johnson was claimed off waivers by Houston in June but he didn't manage to climb high enough up the Texans' offensive line depth chart to make the roster. He'll become a free agent if he clears waivers.
Johnson (knee) played 35 snaps during Saturday's 21-20 preseason loss to the Rams.
The Texans scooped Johnson off waivers after the Browns released him when he injured his MCL. Johnson is ready to go now and will provide depth to the Texans' offensive front.
The Texans claimed Johnson (knee) off waivers Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Johnson was let go by the Browns on Tuesday when the team signed offensive lineman Greg Robinson. The 22-year-old Johnson, who is now entering his second season, missed the entire 2017 campaign due to a knee injury. He'll have to prove the injury is behind him if he hopes to secure a spot on the Texans' 53-man roster during training camp.
Johnson was waived by the Browns on Tuesday.
Johnson, who was placed on injured reserve at the start of last season due to a knee injury, was waived in order to make room for the signing of Greg Robinson.
Johnson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday, Andrew Gribble of the Browns' official site reports.
The rookie offensive tackle was injured during the preseason finale against the Bears and was subsequently placed on IR. The Browns' fifth-round pick (160th overall) was expected to back up and learn from Joe Thomas, but that will have to wait until at least the 2018 season.
Johnson left Thursday's preseason game against the Bears with a knee injury and will not return.
The rookie lineman is slated to backup Joe Thomas and soak up everything the ten-time Pro Bowler knows. Until the nature of this injury is known, projecting long-term recovery is premature.