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Jaylon Johnson

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#33

Experience: 4 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 24

Weight: 196 lbs

College: Utah

2023 SEASON

  • Solo
    28
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    1
  • INT
    4
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WK OPP RESULT TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
1 Packers L 20 - 38 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
2 @Buccaneers L 17 - 27 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 1
3 @Chiefs L 10 - 41 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 0
4 Broncos L 28 - 31
5 @Commanders W 40 - 20
6 Vikings L 13 - 19 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
7 Raiders W 30 - 12 2 1 3 2 0 0 2 2 39 19.5 39 1 0
8 @Chargers L 13 - 30 3 0 3 2 0 0 1 0
9 @Saints L 17 - 24 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 0
10 Panthers W 16 - 13 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
11 @Lions L 26 - 31 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 0
12 @Vikings W 12 - 10 2 0 2 2 0 0 3 1 19 19 19 0 0
14 Lions W 28 - 13 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 7 7 7 0 0 0
15 @Browns L 17 - 20 3 0 3 3 0 0 1 0
16 Cardinals W 27 - 16 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
17 Falcons W 37 - 17 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
18 @Packers L 9 - 17

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS TKL AST COMBINED SOLO SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2020 Chicago Bears 13 13 34 10 44 32 0 0 15 0
2021 Chicago Bears 15 15 37 9 46 33 0 0 9 1 3 3 3 0 1
2022 Chicago Bears 11 11 28 7 35 25 0 0 7 1 1
2023 Chicago Bears 14 14 31 5 36 28 0 0 10 4 65 16.2 39 1 1
TOTAL 53 53 130 31 161 118 0 0 41 5 68 13.6 39 1 3 1

Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Completed his third season with the Bears in 2022; selected in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft (50th overall) by the Bears
  • Has started in all 39 games of his career, owning 125 tackles (99 solo), 31 PDs, 1 INT and 1 FR

2022 SEASON (Bears):

  • Started Week 1 at defensive back in the win vs. San Francisco
  • Forced Chicago's first turnover of the 2022 NFL season, punching the ball out of WR Deebo Samuel's hands with 9:10 to go in the first quarter
  • Johnson finished the contest with four tackles (three solo) and one tackle for loss on top of his forced fumble
  • Started and played every defensive snap in Week 2 at Green Bay
  • Returned to the starting lineup in Week 6 vs. Washington, finishing with three combined tackles (two solo) and one pass defensed
  • Registered a pair of tackles (both solo) against the Patriots in Week 7
  • Had one tackle and one pass defensed in Week 8 at Dallas
  • Had four total tackles (three solo) and one PD in Week 9 vs. Miami
  • Recorded four total tackles (all solo) against the Lions in Week 10
  • Had two tackles (one solo) and the first fumble recovery of his career against the Falcons in Week 11
  • Finished with seven total tackles (five solo) and one PD against the Jets in Week 12
  • Recorded a career-best six solo tackles as well as three passes defensed against the Eagles in Week 15
  • It's the third time in his career with three or more PD in a game, with the last time doing so coming on Sept. 9, 2021 vs. Cincinnati, where he had a career-best four PD

2021 SEASON (Bears):

  • Started in 15 games, only missing two due to COVID-19
  • Finished the season with 46 tackles (37 solo) and nine PDs
  • Registered five tackles (three solo) and recorded a PD in the Bears season-opener against the Rams
  • Snagged his first career INT in the fourth quarter of the Week 2 win over the Bengals
  • Logged three solo tackles at the Browns in Week 3
  • Recorded two tackles to contribute to the Bears Week 5 win at the Raiders
  • Registered three tackles in Week 6 vs. the Packers
  • Recorded a team-high and season-high six tackles (five solo) and forced his first career fumble in the Week 12 victory at the Lions

2020 SEASON (Bears):

  • Started all but three games (Weeks 15-17) for the Bears at cornerback, missing the final three games and the Wild Card playoff game due to a shoulder injury
  • Despite missing the last three regular season games, Johnson still finished fourth in the NFC with 15 PDs; had five games with multiple PDs
  • His five PDs in his first two games were the second most by a rookie defender in their first two games since the league started tracking PDs in 1999 (Marcus Peters had seven through his first two games in 2015)
  • Started at cornerback Week 1 at Detroit, making him the first Bears rookie to start at corner on opening day since Walt Harris in 1996; became the first non-first round draft pick to start at corner for the Bears in the opener since Mike Richardson in 1983; also broke up a Matthew Stafford pass in the end zone on the final play to help secure the victory
  • Recorded three tackles and two PDs in the win at the Panthers; broke up a pass on Carolina's opening drive that led to a Tashaun Gipson Sr. INT and set up Chicago's first touchdown
  • Logged five tackles his second most of the season in Week 10 and added one PD

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