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Spencer Johnson
DT #91
Height:
6-3
Weight:
304
College:
Auburn
Hometown:
Silas, AL
Experience:
9
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 125 303 216 87 14 0 13 0 0 0 -- 0
2012 BUF 14 19 10 9 2 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 16 47 30 17 2 0 1 0 0 0 -- --
2010 BUF 14 55 41 14 2 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2009 BUF 16 43 33 10 2 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 BUF 16 31 21 10 2 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2007 MIN 16 24 21 3 3 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIN 14 15 11 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 MIN 10 29 20 9 0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2004 MIN 9 40 29 11 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 125 1 1 4 0 5 0 17 1 0 0 0
2012 BUF 14 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 17 1 -- -- --
2010 BUF 14 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2009 BUF 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2008 BUF 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 MIN 16 -- -- 1 -- 2 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2006 MIN 14 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 MIN 10 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 MIN 9 1 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 0
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 125 5 52 10.4 19 0 0 0 0 1
2012 BUF 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 BUF 16 1 12 12 12 0 0 0 0 0
2008 BUF 16 3 40 13.3 19 0 0 0 0 0
2007 MIN 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 MIN 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 MIN 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 MIN 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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Bio

Signed by the Bills as a free agent on March 1, 2008 after spending the previous four seasons (2004-2007) with the Minnesota Vikings… Entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Minnesota in 2004.

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Signed by the Bills as a free agent on March 1, 2008 after spending the previous four seasons (2004-2007) with the Minnesota Vikings… Entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with Minnesota in 2004.

2011:

• Appeared in all 16 games for the fourth time in his NFL career, starting 11 games... tallied 47 tackles (30 solo) along with 2.0 sacks... scored his first career touchdown on a 16-yard fumble recovery vs. DEN (12/24)

• At KC (9/11): tallied two solo tackles and one sack

• vs. OAK (9/18): finished with three tackle assists

• Vs. NE (9/25), recorded two assisted tackles

• Posted one tackle at CIN (10/2)

• Played in the 100th game of his career vs. PHI (10/9), two tackles (one solo)

• Made his first start of the season at OLB at NYG (10/16)... tallied three tackles

• Blocked a Redskins 49-yard field goal attempt (10/30), while tallying a sack, four tackles, two stops for losses and a quarterback hit... blocked field goal marked the team’s second in as many games marking the first streak in team history since 1996

• Totaled a season-high five tackles (three solo) along with a forced fumble vs. NYJ (11/6)

• Made three tackles (two solo) at DAL (11/13) in start at outside linebacker

• Tallied two solo tackles at MIA (11/20), while limiting the Dolphins to 95 rushing yards and a season-low 242 toal yards of offense

• Recorded two solo tackles and a quarterback hit on Mark Sanchez at NYJ (11/27)

• Made his 25th career start vs. TEN (12/4), tallying four tackles (two solo)

• Posted three solo stops at SD (12/11)

• Started at left defensive end and notched three tackles (two solo) along with a pass defensed - first of the season - vs. MIA (12/18)

• Registered a season-best six tackles (five solo) and

scored his first career touchdown on a 16-yard fumble recovery against DEN (12/24)

• Closed in on two assisted tackles at NE (1/1)

2010:

Finished with 55 total tackles, including four for a loss and 1.0 sack, also tallied one quarterback hit, three passes defensed, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery

• Vs. MIA (9/12) played on defense and special teams, tallying three tackles and a pass break up on defense...

• At GB (9/19) recorded three tackles

• At NE (9/26) recorded two solo tackles

• Vs. NYJ (10/3) started in place of injured Marcus Stroud and tallied a season-high eight tackles, including five solo, and had a pass defensed

• Vs. JAC (10/10) tallied three tackles, two solo, and had a tackle for a loss

• At BAL (10/24) recorded four solo tackles

• At KC (10/31) had two solo tackles and a pass break up

• Vs. CHI (11/7) tallied six tackles, including four solo, and had a sack, forced fumble and fumble recovery on the same play. The turnover led to a Bills’ touchdown

• Vs. DET (11/14) tallied one tackle before leaving with a hamstring injury

• At CIN (11/21) inactive with a hamstring injury

• Vs. PIT (11/28) inactive with a hamstring injury

• At MIN (12/5) returned to the lineup and tallied six tackles, including four solo, and two tackles for a loss

• Vs. CLE (12/12) recorded two solo tackles

• At MIA (12/19) started fourth game (third straight) this season and tallied two tackles

• Vs. NE (12/26) tallied five tackles, including four solo

• At NYJ (1/2) tallied eight total tackles, including seven solo and one for a loss. Also registered a QB hit

2009:

Against NO (9/27), saw significant time in the defensive line rotation and had six tackles, including three solo.

At MIA (10/4), had four tackles, including three solo, and a tackle for a loss.

At NYJ (10/18), tallied two tackles and saw significant time on the defensive line after starter Kyle Williams left with an injury.

Vs. HOU (11/1), started for the first time as a Bill and 10th in his career and tallied five solo tackles.

Vs. MIA (11/29), tallied five tackles, including four solo, a tackle for a loss, a QB hit and his first sack of the season.

At KC (12/13), had two tackles, a sack, tackle for a loss and a quarterback hit.

At ATL (12/27), tallied three solo tackles and blocked a field goal. It was the first blocked field goal by Buffalo since Langston Walker blocked one at MIA (10/26/08).

2008:

Made his Bills debut vs. Sea. (9/7), posting three tackles, four quarterback hits and one QB pressure.

Recorded his first sack as a Bill at StL (9/28) for a loss of 10 yards.

Had one tackle for a loss of two yards against SF (11/30), and also notched two passes defensed.

Recorded the team’s only sack against Mia (12/7), the sixth of his career

Had a season-high eight tackles, including one for loss, vs. NE (12/28).

2007 – VIKINGS

Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career and had his most productive season with 3.0 sacks, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble

Notched first sack since his rookie year vs. Atl. (9/9)

Posted second sack of the season and first career forced fumble at KC (9/23) on the same play

Registered a third sack of season at NYG (11/25)

Tallied a career-best five QB pressures vs. Det. (12/2)

At SF (12/9), posted first career fumble recovery

Had four tackles vs. Was. (12/23) and a season-best five at Den. (12/30)

2006 – VIKINGS

Matched a season-high with four tackles vs. NYJ (12/17) before suffering an injury which forced him to be placed on injured reserve two days later (12/19)

Had two tackles and a QB pressure at Buf. (10/1)

Posted a career-high five QB pressures at Sea. (10/22)

Had a season-high four tackles, tackle for a loss and a QB pressure at SF (11/5)

2005 – VIKINGS

Saw action in 10 games, making two starts

Notched a season-high nine tackles and tied for the team lead with six solo to go along with two QB pressures at Atl. (10/2)

Missed six games but rebounded with 26 tackles in the final five games

Led the defensive line with six stops at Det. (12/4), his first action back after a three-game injury absence

2004 – VIKINGS

Appeared in nine games, making seven starts, and ranked third among linemen with 54 tackles after being inactive for the opening seven games

Posted a tackle on defense and two special teams stops in first career action at Ind. (11/8)

At GB (11/14), notched seven tackles to lead Vikings linemen

Made first career start vs. Det. (11/21), joining TE Richard Owens as the only rookie free agents to start a game for the Vikings in 2004

Had six tackles to tie for a team-high among lineman vs. Jax. (11/28)

Recorded first career sack at Chi. (12/5) along with 10 tackles and a stop for a loss

At Det. (12/19), had five tackles, a forced fumble and a pass defensed

Started vs. GB (12/24) and notched a career-high 11 tackles and a pass defensed

Notched six tackles and two QB pressures at Was. (1/2/05)

Started in the Divisional Playoff game at Phi. (1/16/05) and posted five tackles and two QB pressures

CAREER HIGHS:

Tackles: 11, 12/24/04 vs. Green Bay

Sacks: 1, nine times, most recently 9/11/11 vs. Kansas City

Passes Defensed: 2, 11/30/08 vs. San Francisco

COLLEGE: Started 32 of the 49 games he played at Auburn, all over the final 3 seasons… Had career-best 4.5 sacks as a senior… Helped lead team to bowl games in each of his 4 seasons, playing in the Citrus, Peach, Capital One and Music City… Did not redshirt as a freshman, earning spot on Rivals.com True Freshmen All-America team… Started all 13 games as a senior… Helped Auburn defense that ranked #5 nationally in total defense as a senior in 2003… Sacked Florida QB Rex Grossman for a 21-yard loss in SEC Championship game as a freshman in 2000… Graduated with a degree in sociology in December of 2003.

PERSONAL: While in Minnesota, was one of the team’s community leaders, volunteering time with ACES (Athletes Committed to Educating Students), the Salvation Army, Viking Victory Hospital Visits and the United Way… Helped lead Southern Choctaw High to a pair of Class 2A Alabama state titles… Rated by Tom Lemming among the top 25 LBs in the country… Honorable Mention All-State in basketball. … enjoys fishing and owns a local softball team in his hometown of Waynesboro, MS.

COMMUNITY: Spencer and his teammates showed support for the Feed the Children organization when a tractor trailer of food was donated to the Food Bank of WNY. Spencer helped load boxes of food into the vehicles of 400 families, which were selected by the Food Bank of WNY.

The Spencer Johnson Foundation sponsored their 2nd Annual Amazing Race Weekend in Buffalo in October of 2010.

Many of the Bills players are touched by the amount of children in the Western New York community that are in need during the holiday season. Spencer along with other players and coaches adopted a group of students from the International Preparatory School at Grover to ensure they had a very Merry Christmas. Spencer also supported his teammate Drayton Florence and the Drayton Florence Foundation by attending their Annual Holiday Shopping event. Drayton adopted 29 children and took them shopping for gifts that were on their wish list. Spencer and many other players came out to support Drayton and helped the young men shop for gifts.

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