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Charlie Johnson

Charlie Johnson - #74 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 05/02/1984
Birthplace Durant, OK
College Oklahoma State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 6th round, 30th pick by Colts

Strong OL play can boost Vikings' chances

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Vikings can make strong measures of improvement with a few key upgrades, including with the play on the offensive line.

Vikings' new OL transformation shouldn't be difficult

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings are comfortable moving Charlie Johnson to left guard after drafting OLT Matt Kalil in Round One.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup as the Vikings prepare to play the Redskins in Washington on Saturday.

Five questions with PFW Vikings correspondent Tom Pelissero

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Here are five questions we posed about the Vikings to PFW correspondent Tom Pelissero, who is the senior editor of 1500ESPN.com in Minneapolis.

Vikings 60-second rant: Three areas needing improvement

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Here are the three positions that the Vikings need to focus on most when rebuilding their team this offseason.

Vikings stock report: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
LB Erin Henderson is rising and DT Kevin Williams is falling in the Vikings' Week Eight stock report.

Vikings-Panthers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game.

Vikings-Chiefs matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 29, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Chiefs game.

Vikings-Buccaneers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup for Sunday's Buccaneers-Vikings game.

Vikings 60-second rant: Better team effort needed

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
In Sunday's 24-17 game, it is clear that the Vikings' defense, special teams and Adrian Peterson did their jobs. Everyone else? Not so much.

Vikings' offensive problems not just on McNabb

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb called his performance "embarrassing," but he was not the only Vikings offensive player to struggle Sunday vs. the Chargers.

Five questions with Vikings correspondent Tom Pelissero

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
We hit up Pro Football Weekly Vikings correspondent Tom Pelissero for answers to five burning questions on the team heading into Week One.

Vikings sign OT Johnson

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
The Vikings, who were rumored to have interest in OLT Jermon Bushrod, signed former Colts OT Charlie Johnson on Monday.

Four Colts starters miss practice with injuries

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Four Colts starters were out of practice on Wednesday because of injuries. RB Joseph Addai (knee), LB Gary Brackett (back), LB Clint Session (hamstring) and OLT Charlie Johnson (right foot) were among the Colts missing practice.

Colts OLT Johnson, C Saturday will start vs. Texans

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Colts OLT Charlie Johnson and C Jeff Saturday will start Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

Colts C Saturday, OLT Johnson questionable for Sunday

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Colts starters C Jeff Saturday and OLT Charlie Johnson are both listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener against the Texans.

Smith squares off vs. Johnson and Manning

Posted Feb. 03, 2010 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm analyzes the matchup between Saints DE Will Smith and Colts OLT Charlie Johnson in the third of a daily series examining a matchup of the day leading up to Super Bowl XLIV.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 03, 2011
After cutting Bryant McKinnie, the Vikings plan to start Johnson at left tackle.||||||| Johnson just signed on Monday and says he has a lot of catching up to do.
Posted Aug. 01, 2011
The Vikings have signed former Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman Charlie Johnson.||||||| The Vikings announced the move Monday, just hours before their first training camp practice of the season. The 6-foot-4, 305-pound Johnson started 54 games for the Colts, helping protect Peyton Manning for six seasons. The addition will help fortify an offensive line that struggled to protect Brett Favre last season and is now charged with keeping veteran Donovan McNabb upright.
Posted Oct. 05, 2009
Johnson sat out the Colts' game Sunday against Tennessee after injuring his knee in last week's 34-17 win over Seattle.||||||| This was the first start Johnson had missed since 2007.
Posted Sept. 09, 2006
Johnson is listed as probable for the Indianapolis Colts' game against the New York Giants on Sunday. Johnson is the team's backup left tackle.||||||| He was drafted in the sixth round in 2006 out of Oklahoma State.

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