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Tank Johnson
DT #99
Height:
6-3
Weight:
315
College:
Washington
Hometown:
Tempe, AZ
Experience:
8
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 91 135 93 42 14 1 6 0 0 0 -- 0
2010 CIN 7 10 5 5 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 CIN 14 29 16 13 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 DAL 16 22 13 9 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 DAL 8 11 9 2 2 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2006 CHI 14 26 22 4 3.5 1 1 -- -- -- -- --
2005 CHI 16 25 19 6 5 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2004 CHI 16 12 9 3 0.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

2010 HIGHLIGHTS: Seventh-year pro was placed on Reserve/Injured list Nov. 23, due to knee injury suffered Oct. 31 vs. Miami … Started Games 1-7, recording 12 tackles ... Inactive due to injury for Games 8-10 … Had three tackles Sept. 19 vs. Baltimore … On Sept. 26 at Carolina, helped defense hold rushing duo of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart to 77 net yards ... Three tackles Oct. 3 at Cleveland … One tackle Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Bay … Three tackles Oct. 24 at Atlanta ... Two tackles Oct. 31 vs. Miami before leaving game with knee injury.

2010 HIGHLIGHTS: Seventh-year pro was placed on Reserve/Injured list Nov. 23, due to knee injury suffered Oct. 31 vs. Miami … Started Games 1-7, recording 12 tackles ... Inactive due to injury for Games 8-10 … Had three tackles Sept. 19 vs. Baltimore … On Sept. 26 at Carolina, helped defense hold rushing duo of DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart to 77 net yards ... Three tackles Oct. 3 at Cleveland … One tackle Oct. 10 vs. Tampa Bay … Three tackles Oct. 24 at Atlanta ... Two tackles Oct. 31 vs. Miami before leaving game with knee injury.

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2009 - Had three tackles Sept. 20 at Green Bay … Four tackles, including a sack, Oct. 18 vs. Houston …Three tackles Nov. 8 vs. Baltimore … Two tackles Nov. 15 at Pittsburgh as Bengals allowed only 226 net yards … Tied for line lead in tackles (four) on Nov. 29 vs. Cleveland, aiding defensive yield of just 169 net yards, fewest allowed by Bengals defense since 1983 (154 at Pittsburgh on 12-4-83) … Tied line lead with 뀀ve tackles Dec. 13 at Minnesota, including seven-yard sack of Brett Favre in third quarter … Had season-high seven tackles (led D-line) Dec. 27 vs. Kansas City, including two for losses … Tied for team lead with 10 tackles in Wild Card playoff on 1-9-10 vs. N.Y. Jets.

2008 - Forced a fumble against RB Chris Perry in Cowboys win Oct. 5 vs. Cincinnati, derailing a Bengals fourth-quarter comeback bid … Bengals reached the Dallas 37, trailing 17-16, before Cowboys recovered Johnson’s forced fumble and responded with quick TD for an eight-point lead … Posted six tackles in win Oct. 26 vs. Tampa Bay, as Bucs were held to no TDs and 262 net yards … Logged five tackles, with one for a loss, as Cowboys won 14-10 on Nov. 16 at Washington, limiting league’s No. 4 rush offense to 92 yards … Posted six tackles, including a sack and a tackle-for-loss, in 34-9 Thanksgiving win Nov. 27 vs. Seattle.

2007 — On June 4, NFL announced Johnson would be suspended for Games 1-8 of the regular season, due to violation of league’s personal conduct policy … Released by Chicago on June 25 … Signed by Dallas on Sept. 18, and played for Cowboys in Games 9-16 after serving suspension … Made first Dallas start in season finale, Dec. 30 at Washington, and had three tackles and a forced fumble … Had two tackles, including a sack, in Divisional playoff 1-13-08 vs. N.Y. Giants.

2006 — Had 38 tackles with 3.5 sacks in regular season, as Chicago won NFC North with 13-3 record, and added 12 tackles with 1.5 sacks while starting all three postseason games, including Super Bowl XLI vs. Colts … On Sept. 17 vs. Detroit, had forced fumble that led to game’s opening TD, and also had a sack … Seven tackles with two sacks in win Dec. 3 vs. Minnesota … Served a team suspension Dec. 24 at Detroit … Had five tackles and a sack in divisional playoff win vs. Seattle on 1-14-07 … Five tackles with a shared sack in Super Bowl loss to Indianapolis.

2005 — Had career-best five sacks for Bears team that won NFC North with 11-5 record … Had a breakout game in 10-6 win Oct. 23 vs. Baltimore, with two sacks and a tackle-for-loss among his 11 tackles, plus a pass defensed … Seven tackles with a sack on Dec. 18 vs. Atlanta … Five tackles, including two for-loss, in Divisional playoff loss on 1-15-06 vs. Carolina.

2004 — Drafted by Chicago in second round (47th overall) … Played in every game, with one start, posting 26 tackles with a shared sack.  

COLLEGE: Spent four seasons (2000-03) at Washington … Did not see action as a freshman, but played 35 games with 23 starts over his final three seasons … Scored a TD in each of his final three seasons, highlighted by a 38-yard INT return against Texas’ Chris Simms in 2002 Holiday Bowl … Had 15 career sacks … Began career as a TE, but switched to defense early in his sophomore year.

PERSONAL: Hometown is Tempe, Ariz. … Attended McClintock High School, where he played tight end and on defensive line … Uses the first name “Tank,” which he acquired for his aggressive playing style, but his given first name is Terry.

 

 

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