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Rashad Johnson

Rashad Johnson - #49 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 204 lbs.
Birthday 01/02/1986
Birthplace Sulligent, AL
College Alabama
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 31st pick by Cardinals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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13 0 2

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Cardinals must get act together in crunch time

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
As long as the Cardinals keep saving their worst for last, a frustrating dry spell figures to continue as far as victories in the desert are concerned.

Shorts and Shells: Week Four

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 3:56 a.m. ET
We discuss Cam Newton's distaste for big numbers in close losses; the controversial finish to Giants-Cardinals; the amazing start by wide receivers; and plenty more.

Giants escape desert with 31-27 win

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw two touchdown passes in a 58-second span late in the game and the Giants rallied to stun the Cardinals 31-27 on Sunday.

Cardinals could ill afford to lose Haggans

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
Arizona hopes it won't lose OLB Clark Haggans, who reportedly could be suspended for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy.

Seahawks grab first win of the season

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
Behind QB Tavaris Jackson, the Seahawks picked up their first win by beating the Cardinals 13-10 on Sunday.

Cardinals appear to be lacking defensive leadership

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Daiiy team observers believe a lack of leadership in the Cardinals' defense has been clearly evident in the season's early stages.

Gano kicks 'Skins past Cardinals

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Graham Gano's 34-year dfield goal with 1:45 remaining clincehd a 22-21 Redskins win Sunday over the Cardinals.

Brown's future with Cardinals not looking too bright

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
We hear the prospect of a long-term future in the desert is looking dim for former first-round OLT Levi Brown, who continues to struggle in pass protection.

Cardinals spoil Newton's NFL debut

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Patrick Peterson made amends for a long afternoon at cornerback with an 89-yard punt return for the go-ahead touchdown and the Cardinals escaped with a 28-21 victory over the Panthers.

Cardinals throwing caution to wind with young CBs

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 3:41 a.m. ET
For better or worse, the Cardinals will be counting on two cornerbacks starting for the first time at the pro level in Patrick Peterson and A.J. Jefferson.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Cardinals 2011 preview

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Cardinals desperately hope their expensive gamble on QB Kevin Kolb will make fans forget Kurt Warner and save coach Ken Whisenhunt's job.

No serious competition for Cardinals' Porter

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
The Cardinals were hoping that one of their young players would challenge Joey Porter for the starting ROLB job, but it didn't happen, according to our NFC Whispers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The Cardinals have re-signed Johnson to a three-year contract.||||||| Johnson spent the last four seasons with the Cardinals and became a free agent after last season. The 2009 third-round draft pick out of Alabama is expected to start at strong safety after taking the job from Adrian Wilson late last season. Wilson, a five-time Pro Bowl selection, was released by Arizona last week. Johnson had a career-best two interceptions last season with 15 tackles and a fumble recovery in 15 games, three as a starter.
Posted July 09, 2009
The Arizona Cardinals have signed third-round draft pick Rashad Johnson to a three-year contract.||||||| Johnson, a walk-on out of high school, was a leader of the powerful Crimson Tide defense and is expected to fight for the backup role behind Adrian Wilson and Antrel Rolle and for a spot in the Cardinals' nickel defense. Johnson was an Alabama captain as a junior and senior. He was second on the team in tackles with 89, 60 solos, along with five interceptions, a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

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