The National Football League informed the Chiefs on Wednesday that LB
Johnson (6-3, 242) produced career-highs with 17 tackles (12 solo) and four passes defensed at St. Louis (12/19). He was part of a Chiefs defense that allowed a season-low 224 yards of total offense and limited Rams RB Steven Jackson to 67 rushing yards. In 14 starts on the season, Johnson has 134 tackles (97 solo), a sack (-11.0 yards), an INT return for a 15-yard TD, 12 passes defensed, four forced fumbles and three QB pressures. He is tied for third in the AFC and sixth in the NFL with four forced fumbles.
The University of Texas product has appeared in 88 games (75 starts) for Kansas City, registering 558 tackles (431 solo), 14.0 sacks (-101.0 yards), seven INTs with three TDs, 43 passes defensed, 15 forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 24 QB pressures. His 558 career tackles rank 13th in Chiefs history.