However, he's far from the only Chiefs linebacker the
The Chiefs also feature left outside linebacker
And inside linebacker
"You always have to know where he’s at," Ravens running back
The 6-foot-3, 242-pound former University of Texas standout recorded a career-high 132 tackles last season with two sacks and two interceptions.
"He's a good linebacker," Ravens All-Pro fullback
For Leach, the true measure of a linebacker is whether he's willing and able to take him on during a physical isolation play.
Of Johnson, Leach said: "He will do that."
A former University of Georgia player, Houston conducted a private workout for Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees heading into the
"They've got two guys," coach
"They are just both fast, speed edge rushers. They are both explosive athletic guys. They're more explosive, athetic type rushers more than power rushers, but they have power. They are just good players."
Predominantly running a 3-4 scheme, the Chiefs have 15 quarterback pressures this season.
"They get after the pass, they are great pass rushers off the edge," Rice said. "We have to be alert where they are at all times."