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Jaylon Johnson

Jaylon Johnson

CB - Chicago Bears

Height: 6' Weight: 196 lbsAge: 25College: Utah

2024 Outlook

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Jaylon Johnson reaches four-year deal with Bears

Jaylon Johnson has reached terms on a four-year deal with the Chicago Bears, helping him avoid the franchise tag for 2024.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson was tagged in an attempt to buy time as the two parties worked on a long-term deal, and that agreement was met. The young CB will make $76 million with $54.4 million guaranteed. At just 24, Johnson logged an elite 91.0 PFF coverage grade in 2023, breaking out as a former second-round pick.

Jaylon Johnson getting tagged by Bears

The Chicago Bears are placing their franchise tag on CB Jaylon Johnson, keeping him along for a $19.8 million guaranteed price tag.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson has had an interesting experience with the Bears, improving into one of the better corners in the NFL and then having heavy trade rumors ahead of the 2023 trade deadline. Now, the Bears and Johnson will attempt to work toward a long-term deal to re-sign him and keep him in the Windy City. Johnson had four interceptions and 10 passes defended in 2023.

Jaylon Johnson offered five-year contract extension

The Bears' have reportedly offered Jaylon Johnson a five-year, $93 million contract extension.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson is preparing to accept the contract before the Bears travel to Cleveland this weekend. There were some trade rumors with him earlier in the year, but the two sides have figured things out.

Ari Koslow28 weeks ago
Jaylon Johnson requests trade, granted right to seek it

Chicago Bears CB Jaylon Johnson has requested a trade and the team has given him the right to seek one ahead of the NFL's Oct. 31 trade deadline.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson, a former second-round pick out of Utah, is in his fourth and final year of his rookie contract. The Bears and Johnson have been discussing terms on a new deal but couldn't agree, leaving Johnson to request a trade. In his three-and-a-half seasons, Johnson has been productive, tallying three interceptions (two this season), 35 passes defended and 143 tackles. So far this season, Johnson has played at an elite level, surrendering just 120 yards in six games while holding a coverage grade of 85.8 (fifth best in the NFL), per PFF. He could be an impact player wherever he may go if a deal is found in time.

Jaylon Johnson officially ruled out for Week 5

Bears CB Jaylon Johnson (hamstring) has officially been ruled out for Thursday’s game with Washington.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson did not practice at all this week, so the move to inactive for Week 5 is not a surprise. The Bears’ secondary will also be without safety Eddie Jackson (foot) on Thursday. Fantasy managers can leave the Bears D/ST on the waiver wire.

Jesse Garcia38 weeks ago