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Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Guard Mike Johnson -- He's a big sturdy football player who has a lot of pop in his blocks. Showed at Alabama that he could climb to the next level and block athletic linebackers. A closer look at the Falcons' picks:
Round 3/98 -- Mike Johnson, OG, 6-6, 312, Alabama: Established a school record when he played against Texas in the 2010 BCS title game, as it was his 54th game for the Crimson Tide. As a starter, he recorded 264 knockdowns or key blocks, 39 touchdown-resulting blocks and 18 downfield blocks. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Mike Johnson News
03/10/14 - OL Mike Johnson signed a one-year contract. He was scheduled to be a restricted free agent.
Johnson appeared to be on track to be the starting right tackle last season, but at training camp he fractured his fibula and dislocated his left ankle. Johnson missed the entire 2013 season.
Johnson (6-foot-6, 304 pounds) was selected by the Falcons in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft out of Alabama. He has played in 18 games with one start during his four seasons in Atlanta.
Johnson saw his most extensive action in 2012, playing in all 16 games with one start.
08/07/13 - T Mike Johnson left the Falcons' training camp practice on Tuesday with a leg injury and was taken to a hospital in an ambulance. Later in the evening on the club's Twitter feed it was revealed that Johnson suffered a dislocated left ankle and broken left fibula. He will have surgery next week. The 26-year-old Johnson had been listed atop the team's depth chart but is in competition with Lamar Holmes. Johnson, a third-year pro, played in 16 games and started one last year for the Falcons.