Jaylon Johnson

CB

#33

Experience: R

Height: 6-0

Age: 21

Weight: 195 lbs

College: Utah

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    34
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Rookie defensive back in 2020; selected in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft (50th overall) by the Bears

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┬áthe first non-first round draft pick to start at corner for the Bears in the opener since Mike Richardson in 1983
  • 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 INT and Chicago's first touchdown
  • Logged five tackles his second most of the season in Week 10 and added one PD
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