Eddie Johnson
Date of birth: (1959-02-03)February 3, 1959
Place of birth: Albany, Georgia, United States
Date of death: January 21, 2003(2003-01-21) (aged 43)
Place of death: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Career information
Position(s): Linebacker
College: Louisville
NFL Draft: 1981 / Round: 7 / Pick: 187
 As player:
1981-1990 Cleveland Browns
Playing stats at

Eddie Johnson (February 3, 1959 – January 21, 2003) is a former American football linebacker who played ten seasons in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He wore number 51 during his time with the Browns and his nickname was "The Assassin". He was known for his fierce tackling style. He died in 2003 after a two-year battle with colon cancer.


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