The Arizona Cardinals Football Club today announced that the team has signed linebacker DERRELL JOHNSON. In accordance with club policy, terms were not disclosed.
Johnson (6-2, 250) is a rookie free agent who played collegiately at East Carolina where he led the Pirates with a career-high 80 tackles, eight sacks, and 14 tackles for loss while starting all 13 games as a senior in 2013. A four-year starter, Johnson was a two-time All-Conference USA performer who finished his collegiate career with 221 tackles, 19 sacks and 35 tackles for loss in 50 games (49 starts). He was signed by the Miami Dolphins on May 12, but was released on July 29.
Johnson will wear jersey #49.
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