Kerryon Johnson Fantasy
- Height / Weight
- 5'11" / 211 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- June 30, 1997 (24)
- 4th Season
- 2018 / Rd. 2 / Pk. 43 (DET)
Kerryon Johnson News
The San Francisco 49ers cut running backs Kerryon Johnson and Chris Thompson and linebacker Curtis Bolton on Tuesday to make room on the practice squad for tight end Jordan Matthews and two other potential additions. Johnson was waived by the Detroit Lions in the offseason and joined the 49ers last month, but he never saw a single touch in the lone game he was active in Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers. It's not a good sign that Johnson didn't factor into a 49ers backfield that was missing Raheem Mostert, Jeff Wilson Jr., JaMycal Hasty and Elijah Mitchell. The 24-year-old might latch onto another practice squad, but he's obviously well off the fantasy radar in 2021.
San Francisco 49ers running back Kerryon Johnson has been promoted to the active roster. Johnson had been a member of the practice squad for the last few weeks. However, with the injuries to Elijah Mitchell (shoulder) and JaMycal Hasty (ankle), the veteran may provide relief for Trey Sermon (concussion), who is anticipated to handle most of the work against the Packers on Sunday night. Still, Johnson and Jacques Patrick could get a few touches in Week 3, classifying them as borderline adds in deep fantasy formats.
San Francisco 49ers running back Kerryon Johnson could get some action during the upcoming Sunday Night Football matchup against the Green Bay Packers. The veteran, who was waived by the Philadelphia Eagles back in August, was recently signed to the practice squad. With Trey Sermon (concussion), Elijah Mitchell (shoulder), and JaMycal Hasty (ankle) all in danger of sitting out in Week 3, Johnson could be of value for those looking for a short-term problem in deeper formats. Fantasy managers need to monitor this situation, although using a waiver claim on him isn't recommended.
After an injury-plagued career, Kerryon Johnson was released by the Detroit Lions and claimed by the Philadelphia Eagles on waivers. This move is simply to add depth to the running back room for the Eagles. Johnson showed flashes throughout his time...