Johnson with the Seattle Seahawks in 2014
June 12, 1988|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||212 lb (96 kg)|
|High school:||Compton (CA) Dominguez|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2017|
Jeron Johnson (born June 12, 1988) is an American football strong safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Boise State.
On March 7, 2014, Johnson re-signed with the Seahawks on a one-year contract.
On March 16, 2015, Johnson signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Washington Redskins. By the end of training camp, he was beat out of the starting strong safety position by Duke Ihenacho. In the Week 6 game against the New York Jets, he blocked a punt in the endzone, which was recovered by wide receiver Rashad Ross for a touchdown.
The Redskins released Johnson on March 7, 2016.
Kansas City Chiefs
Second stint with the Seattle Seahawks
|Year||Team||GP||GS||COMB||TOTAL||AST||SACK||FF||FR||FR YDS||INT||IR YDS||AVG||LNG||TD||PD|
- Jeron Johnson rookie free agent with the Seahawks
- Different paths to the same destination
- Jeron Johnson placed on injured reserve; Perrish Cox signed to 53-man active roster
- Jeron Johnson, Lemuel Jeanpierre signed to one-year extensions
- Hanzus, Dan. "Jeron Johnson signs two-year contract with Redskins". NFL.com. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
- Jones, Mike (June 10, 2015). "Johnson and Ihenacho lay the foundation for training-camp battle at strong safety". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
- Walker, Andrew (October 18, 2015). "Redskins Fall To Jets, 34-20". Redskins.com. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- "Redskins-Jets Monday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. October 19, 2015. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- Jones, Mike (March 7, 2016). "Redskins cut safety Jeron Johnson to save another $1 million". WashingtonPost.com. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
- Sessler, Marc (August 5, 2016). "Kansas City Chiefs sign safety Jeron Johnson". NFL.com. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- Jackson, Zac. "Report: Chiefs cutting Jeron Johnson". NBCSports.com.
- "Chiefs Down to NFL Mandated Roster Limit". Chiefs.com.
- Boyle, John (December 6, 2016). "Seahawks Sign Jeron Johnson, Marcel Reece; Place Earl Thomas on Injured Reserve". Seahawks.com.
- "Seahawks bring back safety Jeron Johnson after losing Earl Thomas for the year". Fox Sports. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
- "Jaguars Sign Safety Jeron Johnson". Jaguars.com. August 6, 2017.
- Oehser, John (September 1, 2017). "Roster at 75: Notable names among transactions". Jaguars.com.
- "Jeron Johnson Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 6 February 2014.
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