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Steelers Sign Former Titans and Broncos Linebacker Steven Johnson

Steven Johnson

The Steelers today added some depth to their linebacking core, as the team came to terms on a one-year deal with 28-year-old Steven Johnson.

Johnson formally saw time with Denver and Tennessee over the past four seasons.

He was an undrafted free agent in 2012 and began his career with the Broncos, registering 50 tackles over three seasons.

Johnson spent time with the Titans in 2015 season, recording seven tackles in 16 games.

He will play behind the normal starters Lawrence Timmons and Ryan Shazier, as well as reserve Vince Williams.

For most of his career he’s helped out in special teams, which is a role the team can always use.

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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  1. DaveB.

    March 25, 2016 at 6:23 pm

    Would it not have made more since to just resign Sean Spence or Terrence Garvin ? They were both veterans and knew the defense as well as being good on special teams . Dont quite understand what the front office is doing .

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