Detroit Lions
Position
S
 
Jersey
38
Name  Tyrell Johnson
Born  5/19/1985
Height  6-0
Weight  207
College  Arkansas State
1/29/2010 12:46:00 PM
Description: The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Johnson is expected to face competition for his starting job at strong safety from Jamarca Sanford.
Insight: Johnson will probably need to step up big this offseason to keep his job. (SportsBuff.com)
 
1/16/2010 10:01:00 PM
Description: The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Johnson will start on Sunday against Dallas, but he and rookie Jamarca Sanford will continue to split time.
Insight: Johnson has had issues with tackling this season, but should see more time than Sanford in Sunday's game. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/7/2009 10:37:00 AM
Description: The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports that Johnson suffered a concussion during Sunday night's game against Arizona.
Insight: Johnson reportedly said he did not remember the details of his injury, which is a sure sign he could miss Week 14 against Cincinnati and perhaps beyond. Rookie Jamarca Sanford would likely start in his place. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/19/2009 8:05:00 PM
Description: According to the Star Tribune, Johnson is expected to take over at strong safety for the Vikings now that Darren Sharper has signed with the Saints.
Insight: Johnson had 31 tackles and one interception last season for the Vikings and sees an increase in fantasy value now that he will be seeing more playing time. (SportsBuff.com)