Eric Johnson (defensive back)

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Eric Johnson
Born: (1976-04-30) April 30, 1976 (age 45)
Carson, California
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College University of Nebraska
Career history
As player
2000–2003 Oakland Raiders
2004 Atlanta Falcons
2005 Arizona Cardinals
2007–2008 Georgia Force

Eric Johnson (born April 30, 1976) is a former professional American football linebacker.

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College career

Johnson played linebacker for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

Professional career

NFL

Johnson played linebacker for eight seasons (2000–2007) for the Oakland Raiders, the Atlanta Falcons, and the Arizona Cardinals, in the National Football League. Johnson blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown in Super Bowl 37 the outcome of that was a 48-21 defeat to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

AFL

Johnson was signed as a free agent by the Georgia Force on February 19, 2007. He was re-signed by the Force on June 2, 2009.

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