PLAYER
Wesley Johnson
C #73
Height:
6-5
Weight:
309
Age:
27
College:
Vanderbilt
Hometown:
Nashville, TN
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2017):

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15
GS
15
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 41 24
2017 NYJ 15 15
2016 NYJ 16 8
2015 NYJ 10 1
2014 NYJ 0 0
2014 PIT 0 0
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @BUF L 12-21
2 @OAK L 20-45
3 MIA W 20-6
4 JAX W 23-20
5 @CLE W 17-14
6 NE L 17-24
7 @MIA L 28-31
8 ATL L 20-25
9 BUF W 34-21
10 @TB L 10-15
12 CAR L 27-35
13 KC W 38-31
14 @DEN L 0-23
15 @NO L 19-31
16 LAC L 7-14
17 @NE L 6-26

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Biography

Joins the Lions after spending four seasons with the New York Jets (2014-17), playing in 41 games (24 starts) before coming to Detroit. Entered the League as a fifth-round pick (173rd overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Signed by the Detroit Lions as an unrestricted free agent on March 29, 2018.
  • Re-signed by the Jets as a restricted free agent on April 13, 2017.
  • Signed by the Jets to the active roster from the practice squad on October 28, 2015.
  • Signed by the Jets to the practice squad on September 6, 2015.
  • Released by the Jets on September 5, 2015.
  • Acquired by the New York Jets via waivers on October 13, 2014.
  • Released by the Steelers on October 11, 2014.
  • Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round (173rd overall) of the 2014 NFL Draft.

PRO

Joins the Lions after spending four seasons with the New York Jets (2014-17), playing in 41 games (24 starts) before coming to Detroit. Entered the League as a fifth-round pick (173rd overall) by the Pittsburgh Steelers.

2017: Started all 16 games at center for the Jets.

  • Started at center and helped his team rush for a season-high 256 yards in Week 4 against Jacksonville (10/1).
  • Started at center and helped QB Josh McCown throw for a season-high 354 yards and two touchdowns in Week 6 against New England (10/15).

2016: Appeared in 16 games (eight starts) at center.

  • Helped QB Ryan Fitzpatrick throw for a season-high 374 yards in Week 2 at Buffalo (9/15).

2015: Played in 10 games (one start) after starting the season on the practice squad.

2014: Began the season with the Pittsburgh Steelers before being acquired via waivers by the New York Jets.

COLLEGE

Started 51 games for Vanderbilt, the most in the school’s history.

  • Named postseason first-team All-SEC his senior year.
  • Named second-team All-SEC offensive tackle in 2013.

PERSONAL

Prior to Vanderbilt, attended Montgomery Bell Academy (TN).

  • Grandson of Al Vadnais, a former football player at Hofstra and briefly with the Baltimore Colts.
  • Son of David and Arlene Johnson.

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