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  1. 6 players in danger of not making the Steelers 53-man roster in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... end/fullback may also find himself on the outside looking in. Johnson apparently fills a void left behind by Will Johnson , who signed with the New York Giants this offseason. Will Johnson often lined in both spots, utilized in jumbo sets as an ...

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  2. Giants' 90-man roster: What role will versatile Will Johnson play?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Big Blue View

    While the New York Giants were correctly focused on improving their league-worst defense in free agency, they made one interesting under-the-radar offensive signing that could end up being an important one. The Giants signed versatile fullback/tight end/H-Back Will Johnson , who spent the first four years of his NFL career with the Pittsburgh Steelers .

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  3. Giants FB Will Johnson on working 3 jobs, becoming a dad and 'loaded' teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | New York Post

    Fullback Will Johnson, who signed with the Giants in April after four seasons with the Steelers, fields some questions from Post columnist Steve Serby on the eve of a mandatory minicamp. Q: Your onfield mentality.

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  4. Ben McAdoo, Giants holding plan for Will Johnson close to the vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | SILive.com

    Ben McAdoo on Giants OTA: 'You need to be cautious of evaluating players when they're just running around in their underwear' New York Giants head coach Ben McAdoo commented on today's first OTA. "You need to be cautious of evaluating players when they're just running around in their underwear."

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  5. Versatile Will Johnson could play dual role in Giants offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | New York Giants

    Since Ben McAdoo first arrived as an offensive coordinator in 2014, the Giants have had a lot of moving pieces at both tight end and fullback. The hope is that an under-the-radar signing in April will help change that pattern: Will Johnson.

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  6. Do The New York Giants Finally Have An Offensive Threat At Fullback?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2016 | GMEN HQ

    In an offseason where Jerry Reese made big-money signings to help fortify a putrid defense, the New York Giants made an under-the-radar pickup on offense as well. Will Johnson, a discarded fullback from the Pittsburgh Steelers, was barely noticed on the list of free agent pickups that included Olivier Vernon, Janoris Jenkins and Damon Harrison.

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  7. Beachum kids football camp this SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Mexia Daily News

    ... native - Charles Davis, former NFL and CFL player Youri Yenga, retired NFL player Reggie Dupard, New York Giant Will Johnson, Green Bay Packer Chris Banjo, Buffalo Bills Sterling Moore and the Calgary Stampeders Taylor Reed. To read more of this ...

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  8. What the signing of David Johnson means to the Pittsburgh Steelers 2016 offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... could certainly play a role on the Steelers' 2016 roster. What role would that be? The same role vacated when Will Johnson signed a new contract with the New York Giants . Will Johnson was the player who could play special teams, fullback and tight ...

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  9. Steelers Film Room: Analyzing fullback Roosevelt Nix's 2015 performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... 2000's. Nix's play was so consistent that Pittsburgh felt comfortable with letting go a veteran fullback in Will Johnson who showed that he was an adequate lead blocker as well as an acceptable option as a receiving back out of the backfield. The ...

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  10. Giants waive Te Jerome Cunningham and S G.J. KinneRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Big Blue View

    ... drafted rookies, including safety Darian Thompson and tight end Jerrel Adams. The Giants also signed TE/FB Will Johnson from the Pittsburgh Steelers in free agency and have tight end Matt LaCosse , who was on the Giants' practice squad before being ...

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  11. Drafting Ervin would give Steelers RB depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... is in the class of Bell or Williams. The Steelers only have Roosevelt Nix on the roster at fullback after Will Johnson left in free agency to sign with the Giants. The Steelers won't necessarily be looking at the top-of-the-draft talent such as ...

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  12. Giants sign first offensive players of free agent seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | New York Daily News

    The Giants added their first offensive players in free agency on Monday, agreeing to terms on contracts with three players - veteran fullback Will Johnson and a pair of guards, Ryan Seymour and Dillon Farrell, according to multiple league sources. The 27-year-old Johnson could have the best chance of the three to make the final roster.

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  13. Giants Sign Fullback, 2 Offensive LinemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | CBS Local

    Will Johnson carries the ball during a 2014 preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The New York Giants have finally turned their attention to their offensive by signing fullback Will Johnson and offensive linemen Ryan Seymour and Dillon Farrell.

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  14. New York Giants sign fullback, 2 offensive linemenRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Washington Times

    The New York Giants have finally turned their attention to their offensive by signing fullback Will Johnson and offensive linemen Ryan Seymour and Dillon Farrell. The Giants, who made headlines early in free agency by signing defensive end Olivier Vernon, cornerback Janoris Jenkins and tackle Damon "Snacks" Richardson, announced the moves on Tuesday.

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  15. New York Giants Newest Free Agent Pickup Will Johnson Could Be This...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | GMEN HQ

    The New York Giants signed free agent fullback / H-back Will Johnson , formerly of the Pittsburgh Steelers, to a two-year deal and it could be the one of the biggest and best acquisitions of this eventful offseason. Why? Because Big Blue has four tight ends on the roster - Larry Donnell, Will Tye, Jerome Cunningham, and Matt LaCosse - all of whom aren't terribly good at blocking.

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  16. Giants turn to offense, sign FB/TE Will Johnson, OL Dillon Farrell and OL Ryan SeymourRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | New York Giants

    After bolstering their defense when the free agency signing period began last month, the Giants today signed three players who line up on offense: fullback Will Johnson, and offensive linemen Ryan Seymour and Dillon Farrell. Johnson, 6-2 and 238 pounds, also plays H-back and tight end.

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  17. Five things you need to know about FB/TE Will JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | New York Giants

    1. Originally undrafted out of West Virginia in 2011, fullback Will Johnson made an NFL roster the following year in Pittsburgh, where he played the last four seasons. In 63 regular-season games with 21 starts, his career numbers include eight rushes ...

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  18. Will Johnson's amazing NFL journey continues as he joins GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... Giants are in great shape with Ben McAdoo as their new head coach. (Video by James Kratch New Giants fullback Will Johnson should serve as an inspiration for all those players, because his NFL journey is rather remarkable. After his senior season at ...

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  19. Giants sign OL Ryan Seymour, work out LB Kelvin Sheppard and two other linemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Big Blue View

    More news from the Giants' busy Monday as they sign an offensive lineman, work out two more, and a linebacker. We already reported that the Giants signed former Pittsburgh Steelers fullback/H-back Will Johnson Monday afternoon.

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  20. Giants sign versatile fullback Will Johnson away from SteelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Who calls the plays? What side for JPP and Olivier Vernon? Jordan Raanan gives his take after hearing from the Giants assistant coaches. 4/1/16 (Jordan Raanan Johnson, 27, comes to the Giants with a reputation for versatility.

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