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August 30, 2018 09:20 PM
Lions' Toby Johnson: Reverts to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (undisclosed) has reverted to the Lions' injured reserve list, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Johnson's placement on the list means he'll spend the remainder of the 2018 on the sidelines, barring an injury settlement with the team.

August 29, 2018 07:52 PM
Toby Johnson: Waived by Detroit
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson (undisclosed) was waived Wednesday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.

Johnson is one of the early victims from Lions camp. With 53-man roster cutdowns on the horizon, Detroit likes what it has in Sylvester Williams and A'Shawn Robinson ahead of a 26-year-old with minimal professional experience.

May 19, 2017 09:08 AM
Panthers' Toby Johnson: Claimed by Panthers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson was claimed by the Panthers on Thursday, the team's official site reports.

Johnson played in two games for the Vikings in 2016, recording two tackles in that span. He'll look to make the Panthers' roster as a backup lineman and special teams player in 2017.

May 17, 2017 09:52 AM
Toby Johnson: Waived by Minnesota
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson was waived by the Vikings on Wednesday.

The Vikings signed former Bears defensive lineman Will Sutton on Wednesday and determined he offered more upside in a reserve role than Johnson, who was cut in a corresponding move to open up a roster spot. Johnson appeared in two games for the Vikings as a rookie last season, logging two tackles.

December 20, 2016 02:05 PM
Vikings' Toby Johnson: Signs with Vikings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson has signed with the Vikings, Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune reports.

Johnson was waived last week to make room for a returning Adrian Peterson but will now be added back to the roster with defensive lineman Tom Johnson (hamstring) headed to the IR.

December 17, 2016 02:50 PM
Toby Johnson: Waived by Vikings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson was waived by the Vikings on Saturday.

The move was made in order to clear room on the roster for Adrian Peterson to return from injured reserve. Johnson was just promoted from the practice squad, and will presumably return there assuming he clears waivers.

December 12, 2016 07:30 PM
Vikings' Toby Johnson: Promoted to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Johnson was promoted to the Vikings' active roster Monday,'s Ian Rapoport reports.

The Vikings were hoping Sharrif Floyd (knee) would have been able to return at some point this season after requiring knee surgery in September, but it appears they ultimately lost patience and decided to allocate his roster spot to a player in full health, which is where Johnson comes into play.

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YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2015Chicago Bears000.000000.0000
2015Jacksonville Jaguars000.000000.0000
2015Minnesota Vikings000.000000.0000
2016Minnesota Vikings222.000000.0000
2017Detroit Lions000.000000.0000
2018Detroit Lions000.000000.0000

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