- ESPN’s Josina Anderson first reported that Michael Johnson has reached an agreement with the Buccaneers on a five-year, $43.75 million contract that includes $24 million guaranteed.
Johnson, 27, appeared in 15 games for the Bengals last year and totaled 56 tackles, 3.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception. Pro Football Focus had him rated as the No. 4 defensive end in a 4-3 scheme.
We have Johnson listed as the No. 2 player in our Top 50 Free Agents list.