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Bucs-Falcons Inactives: ASJ Returns

buccaneers.com - Dec 6, 2015

Tampa Bay hopes to benefit from the long-awaited return of dynamic TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins but will be without its two top pass-rushers, Gerald McCoy and Jacquies Smith.

Detroit Lions DE Larry Webster adding weight, feels ready to compete for job

mlive.com - May 20, 2015

A year later, he seems to be a few pounds closer to providing a return on that investment.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: How Can Pass Rush Succeed in 2015?

bleacherreport.com - May 20, 2015

Heading into this offseason, one of the most obvious needs for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers was to add an impact defensive end who could help improve one of the league's more lackluster pass rushes. But after being burned by high-priced free agent Michael Johnson last year, Tampa Bay shied away from spending big money on another top name in free agency this year, despite having quite a few attractive

Rotational Role Ideal for George Johnson

prod.buccaneers.clubs.nfl.com - May 19, 2015

Fourth-year DE George Johnson may see more snaps with the Bucs in 2015 than he got in his breakout season with Detroit, but he'll still benefit from a committee approach to getting to the QB.

10 Takeaways From Smith, Licht Pressers

prod.buccaneers.clubs.nfl.com - Apr 21, 2015

Head Coach Lovie Smith and General Manager Jason Licht spoke to the media on Monday.

Johnson Returns Leaner, More Prepared

buccaneers.com - Apr 20, 2015

George Johnson turned himself into a trimmer, more agile rusher during his time away from Tampa, and now he returns with less weight on his mind, too, thanks to the Bucs' obvious belief in him.

george johnson "I always want to be part of a team who wants me, because if the team wants you that means they believe in you, They believe in something that you have, and this is actually the first time I've actually been wanted this way. For them to fight for me like that, I'm just excited to get down here."
george johnson "Each cut hurts, it doesn't matter how deep it is, It's always going to hurt. When they let me go, it got down really deep because that was my college coach. I played with him for four years, and in Tampa, but everything happens for a reason. The way that happened, I can really say it was a blessing in disguise."
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Why Trading for George Johnson Shouldn't Keep Bucs from Drafting a Pass-Rusher

bleacherreport.com - Apr 17, 2015

As the faux George Steinbrenner in Seinfeld found out, adding a George to your roster doesn’t magically fix all of your problems. Earlier this week, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed their need for help at defensive end by trading for George Johnson, avoiding a potential contract dispute with the Detroit Lions and the restricted free agent, who had signed a three-year offer sheet with

One Buc Mailbag: Line Additions

buccaneers.com - Apr 16, 2015

This week's mailbag centers around the defensive line, both in terms of a recent addition and a hypothetical draft scenario

Updated Draft Order: Bucs Still Hold 8 Picks

buccaneers.com - Apr 16, 2015

Tampa Bay is still armed with eight picks in the 2015 NFL Draft, but the George Johnson trade did shake up the order of its five Day Three selections.

Column: What to make of the George Johnson trade, and where the Detroit Lions go from here

mlive.com - Apr 16, 2015

The Lions shook down Tampa Bay for a fifth-round pick as Johnson was walking out the door, and their front office deserves credit for pulling it off.

Detroit Lions gain fifth-round selection in draft pick swap with Tampa Bay Bucs

mlive.com - Apr 15, 2015

In a swap of draft picks, the Lions were able to move up 63 spots as part of the trade that sent defensive end George Johnson to the Bucs.

Bucs Turn to Trade to Acquire Johnson

buccaneers.com - Apr 15, 2015

After Tampa Bay's attempt to sign former Lions DE George Johnson as a restricted free agent ran into complications, the Bucs instead used a trade of late-round picks to acquire the pass-rusher.

5 Things to Know About George Johnson

buccaneers.com - Apr 15, 2015

Get to know the recently-signed defensive end.

George Johnson Trade to Tampa Bay Ends in a Win for Detroit Lions

bleacherreport.com - Apr 15, 2015

Unwilling to pay even an insignificant sum for a potential one-hit wonder, the Detroit Lions still managed to pry away some level of compensation in the conclusion with defensive end George Johnson.  According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Lions agreed to a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that will send Johnson to the Bucs in exchange for a swapping of late-round draft picks.

Sources: Lions agree to ship DE Johnson to Bucs

espn.go.com - Apr 15, 2015

Sources: Lions agree to ship DE Johnson to Bucs

Report: Detroit Lions trade DE George Johnson to Tampa Bay Buccaneers

mlive.com - Apr 15, 2015

The Detroit Lions have decided to trade George Johnson to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers rather than try to meet the terms of their offer sheet, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The teams will swap late-round picks to complete the deal.

George Johnson to Buccaneers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

bleacherreport.com - Apr 15, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have reportedly reached an agreement with the Detroit Lions on a trade to acquire defensive lineman George Johnson in a deal that also includes draft picks. Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times broke the news: He also noted it was still pending league approval: Roy Cummings of the Tampa Tribune confirmed the report. Johnson started his career with the Bucs after

Lions agree to trade George Johnson to Buccaneers

nfl.com - Apr 15, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to a trade with the Detroit Lions for restricted free agent defensive end George Johnson. The Lions had contested the Bucs' offer. That arbitration now becomes moot.

Lions trade George Johnson to Buccaneers

nfl.com - Apr 15, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have traded with the Detroit Lions for restricted free agent defensive end George Johnson. The Lions had contested the Bucs' offer. That arbitration now becomes moot.

Six 2015 NFL Draft Picks Who Could Be Opening-Game Starters for Detroit Lions

bleacherreport.com - Apr 14, 2015

The Detroit Lions might be enjoying their greatest stretch of stability since the Internet was just a gleam in Al Gore's eye. Most of the starting lineup has been settled for weeks, and plenty of starters will look familiar come Week 1. But not every gap in the lineup has been filled. And not every player who currently has the top spot on the depth chart would necessarily hold off a hard-charging

AP Source: Lions disputing Tampa Bay offer to DE Johnson

usatoday.com - Apr 13, 2015

Person with knowledge of situation to AP: Lions dispute Bucs' offer sheet to DE George Johnson         

AP Source: Lions disputing Tampa Bay offer to DE Johnson

washingtontimes.com - Apr 13, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Lions have disputed Tampa Bay's offer sheet to restricted free agent defensive end George Johnson. The person confirmed Detroit's objection on condition of anonymity Monday because the NFL is not commenting on the ...

Detroit Lions are disputing Buccaneers' offer sheet for George Johnson; case headed for arbitrator

mlive.com - Apr 13, 2015

The Detroit Lions are disputing Tampa Bay's offer sheet for defensive end George Johnson. The case is now headed to an independent arbitrator, and a ruling is expected in the next 10 days.

Lions contest Bucs' offer sheet for DE George Johnson

nfl.com - Apr 13, 2015

The Lions have contested the Buccaneers' offer sheet for George Johnson. The club had until Monday to match the Bucs' three-year deal. Is a return to Detroit imminent for Johnson?

Buccaneers Add Two to Roster

buccaneers.com - Apr 9, 2015

Tampa Bay has signed LB Larry Dean, a special teams ace, and young C Ben Gottschalk and is also waiting to see if the Detroit Lions will match its offer to RFA DE George Johnson.

Detroit Lions face tough decision on whether to match Buccaneers' $9 million offer to George Johnson

mlive.com - Apr 8, 2015

Detroit tendered Johnson at the original round level, which means it will not be compensated if it elects not to match the Buccaneers' offer.

Bucs give Lions RFA Johnson 3-year offer sheet

espn.go.com - Apr 8, 2015

Bucs give Lions RFA Johnson 3-year offer sheet

Lions' George Johnson signs three-year offer with Bucs

nfl.com - Apr 7, 2015

Detroit Lions defensive end George Johnson signed a three-year offer sheet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday, reports NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Will Detroit match the offer?

Bucs sign defensive end George Johnson to offer sheet, Lions have five days to match

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Apr 7, 2015

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced they have signed restricted free agent defensive end George Johnson to an offer sheet. The Detroit Lions now have five days to match the offer extended from the Buccaneers. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, it’s a three-year contract signed by Johnson. The Lions only offered an original round…

Tampa Bay Bucs announce signing of RFA George Johnson; Detroit Lions have 5 days to match

mlive.com - Apr 7, 2015

Johnson had a breakout season with the Lions last season, recording 29 tackles and six sacks.

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