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Charles Johnson
WR #12
Height:
6-2
Weight:
215
Age:
28
College:
Grand Valley State
Hometown:
Erlanger, Ky.
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
20
YDS
232
AVG
11.6
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 60 834 13.9 56 2 1 -11 -11 0 0 1 0
2016 MIN 16 7 20 232 11.6 40 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 MIN 11 4 9 127 14.1 35 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 MIN 12 6 31 475 15.3 56T 2 1 -11 -11 -11 0 1 0
2013 CLE 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee (7/26/17)...Waived by Carolina (7/25/17)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (3/11/17)...Signed as a free agent from Cleveland's practice squad by Minnesota (9/20/14)...Signed to practice squad by Cleveland (9/2/14)...Waived by Cleveland (8/31/14)...Placed on reserve/non-football injury by Cleveland (10/16/13)...Signed as a free agent from Green Bay's practice squad by Cleveland (10/12/13)...Signed to practice squad by Green Bay (9/2/13)...Waived by Green Bay (8/31/13)...Selected in the seventh round (216th overall) of the NFL Draft by Green Bay (4/27/13).

GP/GS
Career (39/17) [0/0]; 2016 (16/7); 2015 (11/4) [0/0]; 2014 (12/6); 2013 (0/0).

2016
Played in 16 games for the first time and made a career-high seven starts for Minnesota...Posted 20 receptions for 232 yards...Returned one kickoff for 16 yards...Contributed three special teams tackles...Vs. New York Giants (10/3): Hauled in a 40-yard catch in the fourth quarter to set up a four-yard touchdown run by running back Jerick McKinnon on the next play.

2015
Played in 11 games with four starts and was inactive for five games for Minnesota...Recorded nine catches for 127 yards...Started the first three games of the season and versus Seattle (12/6)...Inactive with a rib injury at Denver (10/4) and versus Kansas City (10/18) and with an ankle injury versus Chicago (12/20) and versus the New York Giants (12/27) in addition to being a healthy scratch at Green Bay (1/3)...POSTSEASON: Inactive for NFC Wild Card versus Seattle (1/10).

2014
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota (9/20) from Cleveland's practice squad, where he spent the first two games...Played in 12 games with starts in the last six after being inactive for first two games with the Vikings...Averaged a team-leading 15.3 yards per catch on 31 receptions for 475 yards and two touchdowns...Rushed once for minus-11 yards...At Green Bay (10/2): Logged first career catch for seven yards...At Chicago (11/16): Tallied a career-high six receptions for 87 yards...Vs. Green Bay (11/23): Made first NFL start...Scored first career touchdown on a 22-yard pass from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater...Vs. New York Jets (12/7): Produced first ever 100-yard receiving game with 103 yards on four catches, including a career-long 56-yard touchdown.

2013
Drafted in the seventh round (216th overall) by Green Bay...Spent the first five weeks of the season on the Packers' practice squad before being signed to Cleveland's active roster (10/12)...Inactive versus Detroit (10/13)...Unable to provide a physical prior to signing per NFL rules, the Browns discovered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their examination and placed him on the reserve/non-football injury list (10/16).

COLLEGE
Spent final two years at Grand Valley State after transferring from Antelope Valley College and previously playing one season at Eastern Kentucky...Played in 22 games with 18 starts at Grand Valley State and totaled 128 catches for 2,229 yards and 31 touchdowns with 13 100-yard receiving games...2012 (Sr.): Second-team Division II All-American...First-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection...Played in 11 games with 10 starts...Led the team with 72 receptions, 1,199 receiving yards and 16 receiving touchdowns...2011 (Jr.): Honorable mention Division II All-American...First-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference choice...Played in 11 games with eight starts...Ranked first on the team with 56 catches, 1,030 receiving touchdowns and 15 receiving touchdowns...2010: Transferred to Grand Valley State and redshirted...2009: Did not play...2008 (So.): Started 11 games at Antelope Valley College...Posted 30 receptions for 352 yards and four touchdowns...2007 (Fr.): Played in 11 games at Eastern Kentucky...Notched three catches for 63 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Lloyd Memorial HS in Erlanger, Ky....Graduated from Grand Valley State with a degree in biology.
TRANSACTIONS
Placed on injured reserve with an injured right knee (7/26/17)...Waived by Carolina (7/25/17)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (3/11/17)...Signed as a free agent from Cleveland's practice squad by Minnesota (9/20/14)...Signed to practice squad by Cleveland (9/2/14)...Waived by Cleveland (8/31/14)...Placed on reserve/non-football injury by Cleveland (10/16/13)...Signed as a free agent from Green Bay's practice squad by Cleveland (10/12/13)...Signed to practice squad by Green Bay (9/2/13)...Waived by Green Bay (8/31/13)...Selected in the seventh round (216th overall) of the NFL Draft by Green Bay (4/27/13).

GP/GS
Career (39/17) [0/0]; 2016 (16/7); 2015 (11/4) [0/0]; 2014 (12/6); 2013 (0/0).

2016
Played in 16 games for the first time and made a career-high seven starts for Minnesota...Posted 20 receptions for 232 yards...Returned one kickoff for 16 yards...Contributed three special teams tackles...Vs. New York Giants (10/3): Hauled in a 40-yard catch in the fourth quarter to set up a four-yard touchdown run by running back Jerick McKinnon on the next play.

2015
Played in 11 games with four starts and was inactive for five games for Minnesota...Recorded nine catches for 127 yards...Started the first three games of the season and versus Seattle (12/6)...Inactive with a rib injury at Denver (10/4) and versus Kansas City (10/18) and with an ankle injury versus Chicago (12/20) and versus the New York Giants (12/27) in addition to being a healthy scratch at Green Bay (1/3)...POSTSEASON: Inactive for NFC Wild Card versus Seattle (1/10).

2014
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota (9/20) from Cleveland's practice squad, where he spent the first two games...Played in 12 games with starts in the last six after being inactive for first two games with the Vikings...Averaged a team-leading 15.3 yards per catch on 31 receptions for 475 yards and two touchdowns...Rushed once for minus-11 yards...At Green Bay (10/2): Logged first career catch for seven yards...At Chicago (11/16): Tallied a career-high six receptions for 87 yards...Vs. Green Bay (11/23): Made first NFL start...Scored first career touchdown on a 22-yard pass from quarterback Teddy Bridgewater...Vs. New York Jets (12/7): Produced first ever 100-yard receiving game with 103 yards on four catches, including a career-long 56-yard touchdown.

2013
Drafted in the seventh round (216th overall) by Green Bay...Spent the first five weeks of the season on the Packers' practice squad before being signed to Cleveland's active roster (10/12)...Inactive versus Detroit (10/13)...Unable to provide a physical prior to signing per NFL rules, the Browns discovered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during their examination and placed him on the reserve/non-football injury list (10/16).

COLLEGE
Spent final two years at Grand Valley State after transferring from Antelope Valley College and previously playing one season at Eastern Kentucky...Played in 22 games with 18 starts at Grand Valley State and totaled 128 catches for 2,229 yards and 31 touchdowns with 13 100-yard receiving games...2012 (Sr.): Second-team Division II All-American...First-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection...Played in 11 games with 10 starts...Led the team with 72 receptions, 1,199 receiving yards and 16 receiving touchdowns...2011 (Jr.): Honorable mention Division II All-American...First-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference choice...Played in 11 games with eight starts...Ranked first on the team with 56 catches, 1,030 receiving touchdowns and 15 receiving touchdowns...2010: Transferred to Grand Valley State and redshirted...2009: Did not play...2008 (So.): Started 11 games at Antelope Valley College...Posted 30 receptions for 352 yards and four touchdowns...2007 (Fr.): Played in 11 games at Eastern Kentucky...Notched three catches for 63 yards.

PERSONAL
Attended Lloyd Memorial HS in Erlanger, Ky....Graduated from Grand Valley State with a degree in biology.
 

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