Report: Vikings Bring Back DT Tom Johnson: 1500ESPN Vikings Coverage

DT Tom Johnson is back with the Vikings. Photo: AP/Bruce Kluckhohn
DT Tom Johnson is back with the Vikings.

September 18, 2018 03:21 PM

Follow 1500ESPN's Vikings coverage here ...

The Minnesota Vikings will sign defensive tackle Tom Johnson, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.


KSTP's Darren Wolfson has confirmed the initial report.

Johnson was released by the Seattle Seahawks last week. Seattle reportedly had planned to re-sign him, but instead the veteran DT elected to return to Minnesota.

The Vikings signed Johnson out of the CFL in 2014. He racked up 16 sacks from 2014-2017 and played 68 percent of snaps last season. In 16 games last season. he had 32 tackles and two sacks.\



Matthew Coller

Copyright 2018 - KSTP-TV, LLC A Hubbard Broadcasting Company


Patterson who kidnapped Jayme Closs, killed her parents to be sentenced

Flashback Friday: Bob Dylan was born in Duluth 78 years ago

Wisconsin-River Falls community remembers student who died while climbing in Colorado

Child who survived Mall of America fall undergoing further procedures

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people

Minnesota special session could last at least 3 days