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28. Pete Johnson

Playing his college ball at Ohio State, Pete Johnson was a Second Round Pick in 1977 by the Cincinnati Bengals.

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.  

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Fullback
  • Acquired: Selected in the 2nd Round, 49th Overall of the NFL Draft 5/3/77
  • Departed:

    Signed with the San Diego Chargers as a Free Agent after the 1983 Season.

  • Games Played: 94
  • Notable Statistics:

    73 Games Started 
    1,402 Rushing Attempts
    5,421 Rushing Yards
    64 Rushing Touchdowns
    173 Receptions
    1,327 Receiving Yards
    6 Receiving Touchdowns
    1 Kick Return
    11 Kick Return Yards
    58 Approximate Value

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Pro Bowl (1981)

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