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Tyrell Johnson

Tyrell Johnson - #24 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 207 lbs.
Birthday 05/19/1985
Birthplace Rison, AR
College Arkansas State
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 12th pick by Vikings

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Lions place WR Young on I.R.

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Lions placed WR Titus Young on injured reserve and signed S Tyrell Johnson and WR Kris Durham.

Dolphins add S Johnson

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Thursday that they signed former Vikings free-agent S Tyrell Johnson.

Vikings shuffle roster with nine moves

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Vikings signed five players Tuesday and placed four on injured reserve, including starting S Husain Abdullah and LS Cullen Loeffler.

Vikings' Johnson arrested on suspicion of DWI

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Vikings S Tyrell Johnson was arrested early Tuesday morning for suspicion of driving while impaired.

Vikings positional analysis: Defensive backs

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
In the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Vikings’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason, we analyze Minnesota’s defensive backs.

Cutler, Martz hoping to work on QB's mechanics

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz says he and QB Jay Cutler have some work to do on fundamentals once they begin the postseason, according to NFC North Whispers.

Frazier thinks Vikings have their safeties

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
When asked if the Vikings have two starting safeties, defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier said, "We think we do."

Changes afoot in Vikings secondary?

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
Rookie SS Jamarca Sanford might be getting more looks in the Vikings' defense after impressing on special teams.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 30, 2011
The Minnesota Vikings placed Johnson on injured reserve.||||||| Johnson strained his right hamstring on Sunday in a loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Posted Nov. 28, 2011
Coach Leslie Frazier says safety Johnson has a "significant" right hamstring injury.||||||| Johnson has started three games this season, including the last two at free safety.
Posted Sept. 21, 2011
Johnson is apologizing a day after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while impaired. Johnson was arrested early Tuesday morning. Police say his blood alcohol content was 0.12 percent. That's over the state's legal limit of 0.08 percent.||||||| The team has a car service that players can call if they've been out on the town and are too impaired to drive, and Johnson says he should have used it. He says he's "blessed and fortunate" that no one got hurt. Coach Leslie Frazier says Johnson will be playing for the Vikings on Sunday against the Detroit Lions. He says he was disappointed to learn of Johnson's arrest, but added that any discipline will be handled internally.
Posted Jan. 02, 2011
Johnson was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.||||||| Johnson missed the finale at Detroit.

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