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Tom Johnson | Defensive Lineman | #92

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (33) / 8/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 288
College: Southern Miss
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Seahawks signed DT Tom Johnson, formerly of the Vikings, to a one-year, $2.1 million contract.
The deal could be worth as much as $2.7 million with incentives. Johnson totaled 32 tackles and two sacks for the Vikings last season and now looks to replace Sheldon Richardson on Seattle's interior line. Outside of Richardson, who the team coincidently lost to Minnesota, Johnson is the only defensive tackle the Seahawks visited with during free agency. Signing him was the cost-friendly route considering they offered Richardson $6.5 million. Mar 23 - 11:08 AM

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Free agent DT Tom Johnson will visit the Seahawks on Monday.

The Seahawks are looking at Johnson as a possible replacement for Sheldon Richardson, who is currently visiting Johnson's former team, the Vikings. The 33-year-old was a solid run-stopper for the Vikes last year, logging 32 tackles and two sacks over 673 defensive snaps.
Mar 16 - 2:02 PM

Vikings placed DT Tom Johnson on injured reserve with a torn hamstring, ending his season.

Johnson went down in the third quarter of Sunday's loss to the Colts. His roster spot will be filled by DT Toby Johnson, who was waived Saturday to make room for Adrian Peterson.
Tue, Dec 20, 2016 10:38:00 AM

Vikings DT Tom Johnson has been found not guilty on all charges stemming from his 2014 arrest for disorderly conduct.

He intends to file a retaliatory suit against the Minneapolis Police Department. Johnson, 30, re-upped with the Vikings this offseason at $7 million across three years. He is coming off a 6.5-sack season as a rotational rusher.
Fri, Jun 12, 2015 01:58:00 PM

Vikings will re-sign DT Tom Johnson to a three-year, $7 million contract.

The deal includes $3 million guaranteed -- most of which is likely up front as Johnson is entering his age-31 season. Still, it's a nice payday for a former CFLer and rotational tackle who came out of nowhere for 6.5 sacks and 30 pressures on 301 pass-rush opportunities in 2014.
Sun, Mar 8, 2015 06:05:00 PM

Free agent DT Tom Johnson is seeking a 3-4 year deal.

"Tom knows what he is and the value he brings to the table," Johnson's player rep said. "We want to find him a home for the rest of his career, a three- or four-year deal in the right situation and right system." Going on 31, a 3-4 year commitment is unlikely to be in Johnson's future, but a two-year pact is realistic. Of course, it's unlikely to include any guaranteed money for 2016. Johnson is wisely trying to cash in after notching 6.5 sacks in just 444 snaps last season.
Tue, Mar 3, 2015 04:21:00 PM

Free agent DT Tom Johnson and the Vikings are still far apart in contract negotiations.

The Vikings met with Johnson's representatives at the Combine, but it appears Johnson will be allowed to test the market. After posting 6.5 sacks in limited snaps last season, Johnson will be looking for a long-term deal. Johnson is Rotoworld's No. 18 available interior lineman.
Sat, Feb 28, 2015 12:02:00 PM

Vikings impending free agent DT Tom Johnson said he's looking for a multi-year deal.

Johnson has 6.5 sacks in a sub-package role this year. After being forced to settle for a one-year deal last offseason, he's hoping to land a long-term contract. Johnson should draw interest as an interior pass-rusher in 4-3 schemes.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 03:43:00 PM

Vikings DT Tom Johnson was arrested on misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct charges Saturday.

Johnson, 30, was arrested after he was told to leave a steakhouse and sushi lounge around closing time. Police officers had to use mace and a taser on the 290-pounder. He was booked in jail and later released on $78 bond. Johnson's legal team expects the charges to be dismissed. He practiced with Vikings on Tuesday. Johnson has two sacks and a forced fumble on 120 defensive snaps.
Tue, Oct 7, 2014 09:58:00 PM

Vikings agreed to terms with DT Tom Johnson, formerly of the Saints, on a one-year, $845,000 deal.

He can earn an additional $600,000 in incentives. Johnson recorded two sacks and 13 tackles as a rotational tackle in New Orleans last season. Johnson's signing might spell the end for free agent DT Kevin Williams in Minnesota.
Wed, Mar 19, 2014 07:38:00 PM

The Saints will not tender restricted free agent DT Tom Johnson, making him an unrestricted free agent.

He'll enter free agency on March 11. A CFL find by GM Mickey Loomis, 6-foot-3, 288-pound Johnson has been a rotational tackle in New Orleans the past three years. It's perhaps notable he played for new Rams DC Gregg Williams in 2011.
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 11:27:00 PM

Saints signed former CFL DT Tom Johnson. reports that the deal is over three years and could potentially be worth $1.8 million. Johnson worked out for the Packers, Eagles, Steelers and Redskins over the last week. He's compiled seven sacks over the past two seasons with the Calgary Stampeders.
Sat, Jan 22, 2011 02:25:00 PM

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