Johnson Signs 2-Year Pact

The Chargers have made their second outside acquisition in free agency, bringing in H-back David Johnson on a two-year deal. The former Pittsburgh Steeler will replace Le'Ron McClain at fullback and may play some tight end, as well, while blocking tight end John Phillips recovers from a late-season knee injury.

Former Pittsburgh Steelers tight end David Johnson has signed a two-year contract with the San Diego Chargers.

Johnson spent the last five seasons with Pittsburgh after being taken in the seventh round of the 2009 draft. He played in 52 games with 26 starts, totaling 22 catches for 216 yards and a touchdown.

He was limited to just five games the last two seasons, with two starts. He missed the entire 2012 season with a knee injury and missed 11 games last season due to a wrist injury.



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