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Roschon Johnson

Roschon Johnson


Age: 22College: Texas

2023 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 2nd (easy)
Draft Rank (ECR) #202
Best / Worst #93 / #331
ADP #150

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Rookie running back Roschon Johnson posted an absurd 49% missed tackle rate in 2022, while also finishing fourth in yards after contact per attempt among the 2023 draft class. Simply put, he would be talked about much more had he not been seated on the depth chart behind college football's best running back: Bijan Robinson.

He only started five games in 47 total games played at Texas.

But Johnson possesses bell-cow size at 6 feet and 219 pounds with tenacity to boot. He jumped 122 inches in the broad jump (78th percentile) at the NFL Scouting Combine

Johnson was selected by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2023 NFL Draft and will compete with veterans D'Onta Foreman and Khalil Herbert for snaps. Johnson will find earning playing time will be much easier to do competing with the likes of non-Bijan Robinson running backs.

Don't be surprised if RJ beats out Foreman by the time training camp concludes. His trusted work on special teams and pass protection should get him on the field sooner rather than later.

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Roschon Johnson selected No. 115 by Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears have selected RB Roschon Johnson with the No. 115 overall pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

Fantasy Impact

Johnson will join a Chicago backfield featuring Khalil Herbert and D'Onta Foreman. Herbert has played well over his first two years in the league, while Foreman signed a one-year deal this offseason. Therefore, Johnson likely has limited fantasy upside in 2023, barring an injury to Herbert of Foreman. However, the former Texas running back is worth a mid-round pick in rookie dynasty drafts as he could have a larger role in 2024.

Mike Fanelli5 weeks ago
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DraftRB #66RB #34RB #9548
Dynasty RB #37RB #29RB #5835
Running Backs#53
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Strength of Schedule (2023)
Next Gamevs. GB11th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesTB, KC, DEN22nd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CLE, ARI, ATL5th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--8th easiest remaining opponents