David Johnson

Pittsburgh Steelers #85 -

  • Born: 08/26/87
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 6-2
  • Weight: 260

Future of the Steelers: Breaking down TE contracts

The Steelers' plans at tight end last season were decimated by injury. Selecting a tight end with a high pick in May's draft isn't likely but it wouldn't be a surprise to see them nab one late.

Breaking Down New Bolts: David Johnson

Breaking down the game film on TE David Johnson and what he can contribute to the San Diego Chargers.

Jermichael Finley 'months away' from clearance

The Steelers were more than likely just doing their due diligence on the injured receiving tight end, and they'll continue to do so until he's medically cleared to continue his career.

Steelers should have TE Niklas on their radar

His size and ceiling, not to mention the obvious interest in him stemming from Pittsburgh's presence at Notre Dame's Pro Day Thursday, strongly suggest the Steelers would like a crack at the latest Matthews progeny.

Will Johnson may sit vs Titans

Will Johnson's nagging hamstring isn't considered a serious injury, but it continues to limit him in practice a week after suffering the injury and may keep him out of the Steelers' first game.

Johnson takes his spot back from Paulson

The Steelers were looking forward to Paulson seizing the second TE spot in his sophomore season. Now, he has been displaced by a guy who didn't play at all last year and has only practiced for a week.

Will Allen Gives Fans An Exclusive Look at Steelers Throwback Uniforms

Steelers safety Will Allen gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at the players in their throwback uniforms before team pictures were taken.

Ben Roethlisberger Blames FieldTurf for David DeCastro's Injury

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger told NFL Network Saturday night FieldTurf is "just killing guys because they can't get their feet out of the ground, and it's just another reason we should get rid of FieldTurf."

Steelers New Position Battles at Tight End and Fullback Will Be On Display vs. Indianapolis

Ideally, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin will not want to use a deep roster spot for both a fullback and a tight end if he doesn't have to. David Johnson's injury may force him to do that, unless a Steeler is able to display the ability to play both TE/FB

Steelers David Johnson Likely Has Torn ACL Injury, Out for 2012 Season

Steelers' TE David Johnson is expected to miss the 2012 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee in Pittsburgh's 24-23 loss in preseason action at Philadelphia Thursday night.

Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Speaks on David Johnson's Role in 2012

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said David Johnson will be used both as a tight end and a fullback, so what does that mean for the futures of TE Leonard Pope and FB Will Johnson? It seems only one of them will stay after TE Weslye Saunders returns.

Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Open Thread: Back to the Grind Edition

An open thread to discuss the Steelers' final two practices before their first preseason game at 7:30 Thursday vs. Philadelphia.

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