Duke Johnson

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Duke Johnson Announces His Retirement

Running back Duke Johnson announced his retirement from professional football on Sunday. Johnson was originally taken in the third round (77th overall) by the Cleveland Browns in the 2015 NFL draft out of Miami. He spent the first four seasons of his NFL career with the Browns before spending two years with the Houston Texans. Johnson played for the Miami Dolphins in 2021 and the Buffalo Bills in the final year of his career in 2022. The 30-year-old wraps up his career having recorded 2,265 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns on 532 carries, adding 311 catches on 405 targets for 2,870 yards and an additional 12 touchdowns in 97 games (21 starts) covering eight seasons. Johnson had a career-high 410 rushing yards on 83 attempts in his first year in Houston in 2019.

May 5, 2024 1:51 PM EST

Heads back to practice squad

Johnson reverted to Buffalo's practice squad Monday, per the NFL's transaction log.

Nov 14, 2022 3:10 PM EST

Suiting up vs. Minnesota

Buffalo elevated Johnson from its practice squad to the active roster Saturday ahead of Sunday's game versus the Vikings, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Nov 12, 2022 5:31 PM EST

Inks practice squad deal

The Bills signed Johnson to their practice squad Wednesday, Alec White of the team's official site reports.

Aug 31, 2022 4:06 PM EST

Let go by Bills

The Bills are releasing Johnson, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Aug 30, 2022 6:07 AM EST

Gets work in preseason finale

Johnson rushed six times for 20 yards and caught one of two targets for two yards during Buffalo's preseason loss to Carolina on Friday.

Aug 27, 2022 9:14 AM EST

Getting reps with receivers

Johnson worked with the wide receivers in practice Thursday to improve his route running and footwork, Joe Buscaglia of The Athletic reports.

Aug 5, 2022 9:31 AM EST

Signing with Bills

Johnson has agreed to a one-year deal with the Bills, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Mar 21, 2022 10:17 AM EST

Gallops to finish line

Johnson carried the ball 25 times for 117 yards and a touchdown and caught his only target for five yards in Sunday's 33-24 win over the Patriots.

Jan 9, 2022 10:59 PM EST

Paces team in rushing again

Johnson rushed seven times for 49 yards and brought in two of three targets for 16 yards in the Dolphins' 34-3 loss to the Titans on Sunday.

Jan 2, 2022 5:00 PM EST

Tops team in rushing

Johnson rushed 13 times for 39 yards in Monday night's 20-3 win over the Saints.

Dec 27, 2021 8:33 PM EST

Signed to roster

Johnson was signed to Miami's active roster Monday, after running for 102 yards and two touchdowns Sunday against the Jets following a call-up from the practice squad, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Dec 20, 2021 6:32 AM EST

Excels in lead role

Johnson rushed 22 times for 107 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 31-24 win over the Jets. He also caught his only target for 20 yards.

Dec 19, 2021 2:40 PM EST

Active for Week 15

Johnson is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Jets, Joe Schad of The Palm Beach Post reports.

Dec 19, 2021 9:01 AM EST

Joins depleted RB room in Miami

The Dolphins elevated Johnson from their practice squad Monday as a COVID-19 replacement.

Dec 13, 2021 2:23 PM EST

Back to practice squad

Johnson has reverted back to the Dolphins' practice squad per the NFL's transaction report.

Nov 22, 2021 7:30 PM EST

Elevated to active roster

Johnson was elevated from the Dolphins' practice squad ahead of Sunday's game against the Jets, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.

Nov 20, 2021 3:59 PM EST

Finds new team

Johnson was signed to the Dolphins practice squad Tuesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Oct 26, 2021 12:29 PM EST

Working out for Panthers

Johnson has a workout scheduled with the Panthers on Friday, Adam Schefter of reports.

Sep 24, 2021 11:19 AM EST

Visiting San Francisco

The 49ers are hosting Johnson for a visit, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Sep 20, 2021 12:49 PM EST