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Former Chief Signs With The Lions (CFL, Not NFL)

At the end of April, former North Alabama LB Mike Johnson signed with the Chiefs. At the time, he said:

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"They have a need for my position and didn’t draft anybody (or sign anyone) so that tells me a lot," Johnson told the News Herald. They expect me to contribute and they showed they were serious about me."

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Of course the Chiefs cut him a few weeks later. So where did he end up?

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The British Columbia Lions of the CFL (like so many other great players).

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He had a lot of production at North Alabama so I suspect he has a good shot of making it.

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Johnson's impressive defensive play also earned him a First Team Little All-American selection in Division II, III and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes for the 2009 season.

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