The Fullback played for Cincinnati from 1977 to 1983, where he had at least 500 Rushing Yards annually. Johnson's best season was in 1981, where he had 12 Touchdowns with a career-high 1,077 Rushing Yards and was a Pro Bowler. As good as his dozen TDs were, Johnson had two other years in the jungle where he had 14 trips to the end zone.
Johnson’s last season with the Bengals was in 1983, as he signed with San Diego. As a Bengal, Johnson had 6,748 Yards from Scrimmage with 70 Touchdowns.