Player Bio

Derrick Johnson
LB #56
Height:
6-3
Weight:
242
Age:
34
College:
Texas
Hometown:
Waco, TX
Experience:
12

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
90
SCK
1.0
FF
0
INT
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 1,080 890 190 27.5 0 71 14 355 -- 70 4 22 7
2016 KC 13 13 90 70 20 1.0 0 3 1 55 55 55 1 0 --
2015 KC 16 16 116 95 21 4.0 -- 8 2 23 11.5 18 0 2 --
2014 KC 1 1 4 4 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 KC 15 15 107 95 12 4.5 -- 6 2 44 22 41 0 0 2
2012 KC 16 16 125 110 15 2.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 3 --
2011 KC 16 16 131 104 27 2.0 -- 9 2 18 9 17 0 1 1
2010 KC 16 16 121 95 26 1.0 0 16 1 15 15 15 1 4 1
2009 KC 15 3 37 30 7 1.0 0 5 3 175 58.3 70 2 1 --
2008 KC 14 14 85 68 17 1.5 -- 6 1 7 7 7 0 4 --
2007 KC 16 16 94 83 11 4.0 -- 6 2 18 9 12 0 3 --
2006 KC 13 12 75 57 18 4.5 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 2 2
2005 KC 16 16 95 79 16 2.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 SD W 33-27 5 5 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @HOU L 12-19 11 8 3 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 NYJ W 24-3 10 8 2 0.0 0 2 1 55 55 55 1 0 --
4 @PIT L 14-43 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @OAK W 26-10 9 7 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 NO W 27-21 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 @IND W 30-14 10 8 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 JAX W 19-14 7 6 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 @CAR W 20-17 5 1 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 TB L 17-19 7 6 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 @DEN W 30-27 7 4 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @ATL W 29-28 9 9 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 OAK W 21-13 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

  • 12th-year linebacker has spent his entire career with the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Four-time Pro Bowler (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015).
  • Named Defensive MVP of the 2013 NFL Pro Bowl.
  • In 2011, he was elected to the Pro Bowl, joining with LB Tamba Hali to become the first pair of linebackers in team history selected to the Pro Bowl in the same season since LBs Bobby Bell and Willie Lanier following the ’72 season
  • Named first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press and earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl after setting a franchise record with 179 tackles (131 solo) in 2011.
  • Recipient of the Derrick Thomas Award as the Chiefs Most Valuable Player in 2011, as voted on by teammates.
  • Holds the franchise record for most tackles with 1,101, and is just the fourth player in Chiefs annals to reach the 900-tackle plateau.
  • Wrote his name in the NFL’s record books, becoming just the third LB in NFL history to score two TDs on two INT returns in a single game in a 44-24 win at Denver (1/3/10).
  • Became just the fourth Chiefs player to score a pair of defensive TDs in a game and only the third to record a pair of INT return TDs in a single contest to earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week (1/3/10).
  • Produced a career-high 17 tackles (12 solo) and four passes defensed at St. Louis to win AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors (12/19/10).
  • Posted seven tackles, combined for a sack, an interception and forced fumble to earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors vs. Denver (9/28/08).
  • Racked up 175 return yards on three interceptions in 2009, the fourth-highest total in the league.
  • Earned the team’s prestigious Mack Lee Hill Award in 2005, an honor bestowed on Kansas City’s top rookie or first-year player.
  • Joined LB Derrick Thomas (D1-89) and LB Percy Snow (D1-90) as the third Butkus Award winner to play for the Chiefs.
  • Has played in 154 games (141 starts) with 1,101 tackles (875 solo), 69 tackles for loss, 26.5 sacks (-171.0 yards), 13 picks returned for 300 yards with three TDs, 68 passes defensed, 22 forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries and 18 special teams stops.
  • Signed with Kansas City (3/25/10) ... Signed with Kansas City (7/31/05) ... Selected by Kansas City in the first round (15th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.
  • 12th-year linebacker has spent his entire career with the Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Four-time Pro Bowler (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015).
  • Named Defensive MVP of the 2013 NFL Pro Bowl.
  • In 2011, he was elected to the Pro Bowl, joining with LB Tamba Hali to become the first pair of linebackers in team history selected to the Pro Bowl in the same season since LBs Bobby Bell and Willie Lanier following the ’72 season
  • Named first-team All-Pro by the Associated Press and earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl after setting a franchise record with 179 tackles (131 solo) in 2011.
  • Recipient of the Derrick Thomas Award as the Chiefs Most Valuable Player in 2011, as voted on by teammates.
  • Holds the franchise record for most tackles with 1,101, and is just the fourth player in Chiefs annals to reach the 900-tackle plateau.
  • Wrote his name in the NFL’s record books, becoming just the third LB in NFL history to score two TDs on two INT returns in a single game in a 44-24 win at Denver (1/3/10).
  • Became just the fourth Chiefs player to score a pair of defensive TDs in a game and only the third to record a pair of INT return TDs in a single contest to earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week (1/3/10).
  • Produced a career-high 17 tackles (12 solo) and four passes defensed at St. Louis to win AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors (12/19/10).
  • Posted seven tackles, combined for a sack, an interception and forced fumble to earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors vs. Denver (9/28/08).
  • Racked up 175 return yards on three interceptions in 2009, the fourth-highest total in the league.
  • Earned the team’s prestigious Mack Lee Hill Award in 2005, an honor bestowed on Kansas City’s top rookie or first-year player.
  • Joined LB Derrick Thomas (D1-89) and LB Percy Snow (D1-90) as the third Butkus Award winner to play for the Chiefs.
  • Has played in 154 games (141 starts) with 1,101 tackles (875 solo), 69 tackles for loss, 26.5 sacks (-171.0 yards), 13 picks returned for 300 yards with three TDs, 68 passes defensed, 22 forced fumbles, seven fumble recoveries and 18 special teams stops.
  • Signed with Kansas City (3/25/10) ... Signed with Kansas City (7/31/05) ... Selected by Kansas City in the first round (15th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft.