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Tom Johnson | Defensive Lineman

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/30/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 288
College: Southern Miss
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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. Oct 7 - 9:58 PM

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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.
Mar 19 - 7:38 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.
Feb 20 - 11:27 PM

Saints signed former CFL DT Tom Johnson.

Sportsnet.ca 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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