Johnson with the Seattle Seahawks in 2014
|Date of birth:June 12, 1988|
|Place of birth: Compton, California|
|College: Boise State|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Seattle Seahawks ( 2011– 2014)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* Super Bowl champion (XLVIII)|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2017|
Jeron Johnson (born June 12, 1988) is an American football strong safety who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Boise State.
On March 7, 2014, Johnson re-signed with the Seahawks on a one-year contract.
On March 16, 2015, Johnson signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Washington Redskins. By the end of training camp, he was beat out of the starting strong safety position by Duke Ihenacho. In the Week 6 game against the New York Jets, he blocked a punt in the endzone, which was recovered by wide receiver Rashad Ross for a touchdown.
The Redskins released Johnson on March 7, 2016.
Kansas City Chiefs
Second stint with the Seattle Seahawks
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- "Different paths to the same destination". September 5, 2011. https://web.archive.org/web/20160307082319/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2011/09/05/different-paths-same-destination.
- "Jeron Johnson placed on injured reserve; Perrish Cox signed to 53-man active roster". December 11, 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20170202015242/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2013/12/11/jeron-johnson-placed-injured-reserve-perrish-cox-signed-53-man-active-roster.
- "Jeron Johnson, Lemuel Jeanpierre signed to one-year extensions". March 7, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20160303225036/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2014/03/07/jeron-johnson-lemuel-jeanpierre-signed-one-year-extensions.
- Hanzus, Dan. "Jeron Johnson signs two-year contract with Redskins". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000479243/article/jeron-johnson-signs-twoyear-contract-with-redskins. Retrieved March 16, 2015.
- Jones, Mike (June 10, 2015). "Johnson and Ihenacho lay the foundation for training-camp battle at strong safety". WashingtonPost.com. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2015/06/10/johnson-and-ihenacho-lay-the-foundation-for-training-camp-battle-at-strong-safety/. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
- Walker, Andrew (October 18, 2015). "Redskins Fall To Jets, 34-20". Redskins.com. https://web.archive.org/web/20160506015743/http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Fall-To-Jets-34-20/5c3135a5-5264-464a-904b-839cb4f4eb23. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- "Redskins-Jets Monday Stats Pack". Redskins.com. October 19, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20170310081901/http://www.redskins.com/news-and-events/article-1/Redskins-Jets-Monday-Stats-Pack/cd1271ee-0e2b-489e-92b8-b998a9737f90. Retrieved January 10, 2016.
- Jones, Mike (March 7, 2016). "Redskins cut safety Jeron Johnson to save another $1 million". WashingtonPost.com. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/football-insider/wp/2016/03/07/redskins-cut-safety-jeron-johnson-to-save-another-1-million/. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
- Sessler, Marc (August 5, 2016). "Kansas City Chiefs sign safety Jeron Johnson". NFL.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap3000000680755/article/kansas-city-chiefs-sign-safety-jeron-johnson. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
- Jackson, Zac. "Report: Chiefs cutting Jeron Johnson". http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/09/02/report-chiefs-cutting-jeron-johnson/.
- "Chiefs Down to NFL Mandated Roster Limit". September 3, 2016. Archived from the original on November 26, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171126170245/http://www.chiefs.com/news/article-2/Chiefs-Down-to-NFL-Mandated-Roster-Limit/eaa26747-962f-4a0c-a143-502c64f318ed.
- Boyle, John (December 6, 2016). "Seahawks Sign Jeron Johnson, Marcel Reece; Place Earl Thomas on Injured Reserve". https://web.archive.org/web/20170729131923/http://www.seahawks.com/news/2016/12/06/seahawks-sign-jeron-johnson-marcel-reece-place-earl-thomas-injured-reserve.
- "Seahawks bring back safety Jeron Johnson after losing Earl Thomas for the year". http://www.foxsports.com/nfl/story/seahawks-bring-back-safety-jeron-johnson-after-losing-earl-thomas-for-the-year-120616. Retrieved December 6, 2016.
- "Jaguars Sign Safety Jeron Johnson". August 6, 2017. https://www.jaguars.com/news/jaguars-sign-safety-jeron-johnson-19131600.
- Oehser, John (September 1, 2017). "Roster at 75: Notable names among transactions". https://web.archive.org/web/20170904105807/http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Roster-at-75-Notable-names-among-transactions/2052c97a-5b4b-49f6-a846-b4bc1622c399.
- "Cowboys sign ex-Seahawks safety Jeron Johnson, team announced". August 21, 2018. https://247sports.com/nfl/dallas-cowboys/Article/Jeron-Johnson-signs-with-Cowboys-120890349/.
- Helman, David (September 1, 2018). "Bailey Not Only Surprise Cut As Cowboys Trim To 53". https://www.dallascowboys.com/news/bailey-not-the-only-surprise-cut-as-cowboys-trim-to-53.
- "Jeron Johnson Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. http://espn.go.com/nfl/player/stats/_/id/14274/jeron-johnson. Retrieved February 6, 2014.
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