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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

Tack FF Int
13 0 2

Cardinals optimistic about new deal for Fitzgerald

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals indicated at the NFL Scouting Combine that they felt good about the prospects of re-upping with WR Larry Fitzgerald, whose contract expires at the end of the 2011 season.

NFC West free-agent preview

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC West featured today.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

Cardinals expecting more from Wells in 2011

Posted Feb. 27, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Injuries have limited RB Beanie Wells' production, but Arizona expects its former first-round pick to contribute more in the coming season, according to NFC Whispers.

Cardinals consider multiple scenarios with No. 5 pick

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
With many needs to address, Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is keeping his options wide open with the fifth overall pick in the draft.

Cardinals GM Graves honored with award

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Cardinals GM Rod Graves will be honored with the Paul "Tank" Younger Award by the Fritz Pollard Alliance in Indianapolis on Friday.

Different strokes for new Cardinals coordinators

Posted Feb. 19, 2011 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
Although Ken Whisenhunt has remained comfortable with the team's offensive coaches, he hired Ray Horton from Pittsburgh to shake up the defense.

Cardinals make Miller new offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have named Mike Miller as their new offensive coordinator, promoting him from passing-game coordinator, a job he held the past two seasons.

Cardinals add defensive backs coach

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have brought in Louie Cioffi as their new defensive backs coach.

NFC West 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 13, 2011 @ 5:22 a.m. ET
Mike Williams emerged as one of the better stories of 2010, returning after two years out of the league to become the Seahawks' top receiver.

Report: Cards hire Cioffi as assistant DB coach

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have hired former Bengals assistant Louie Cioffi as an assistant secondary coach, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Horton's communication skills will be tested in Arizona

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
To succeed as the Cardinals' new D-coordinator, Ray Horton will have to get through to many defenders who underachieved in 2010.

Cardinals hire former CB Townsend

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
New Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton worked on filling his staff on Thursday by hiring one of his former players, Deshea Townsend, to be the team's assistant defensive backs coach.

Horton hired as Cardinals defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced former Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton as their new defensive coordinator.

Report: Horton top candidate for Cardinals' DC position

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Cardinals used the Tuesday after Super Bowl XLV to get permission to interview Steelers and Packers assistants to fill their vacant defensive coordinator position, and Steelers secondary coach Ray Horton appears to be their man.

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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