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Draft Scout Darius Johnson News
07/26/14 - WR Darius Johnson was released on Friday (July 25). Johnson, 5-foot-10, 175 pounds, was signed by the Falcons as a college free agent on April 29, 2013. Johnson was the star of training camp last season as an undrafted rookie free agent. He played in 10 games and made two starts. He had 22 receptions for 210 yards with one touchdown last season
07/24/14 - The Atlanta Falcons waived wide receiver Darius Johnson, who caught 22 passes for 210 yards with one touchdown last season as an undrafted rookie signed out of Southern Methodist.
Johnson saw unexpected significant playing time in 2013, appearing in 10 games with Julio Jones suffering a season-ending injury.
12/25/13 - --WR Darius Johnson (right ankle sprain) returned to practice and was limited on Wednesday.
12/19/13 - WR Darius Johnson (right ankle sprain) did not practice on Wednesday.
11/27/13 - --WR Darius Johnson was having the game of his life against the Saints as an audience on NFL Network watched. And then he made a crucial error that assured that play, and not his highlights, was what they remembered. The wide receiver's fumble in the red zone cost the Falcons a chance at the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter. The play loomed large after Atlanta's 17-13 defeat. The mistake overshadowed Johnson's six catches for 67 yards, both highs for his young career.