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Herman Johnson Signs with Arizona Cardinals

Published by on June 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

It's official: Former LSU offensive lineman Herman Johnson has signed a three-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals.

The 382-pound, 6'7" Johnson was picked 167th overall in the fifth round of the NFL Draft by the Cardinals. Last year's 167th overall pick, Dan Walden, was chosen by the Dallas Cowboys out of Middle Tennessee State University.

While the team is quick to disclose the details of Johnson's contract, Albert Elias, Johnson's agent, stated that the middle linebacker did get an increase from what the pay would have been for the same draft number last year, the aforementioned Walden.

"We set a good precedent," said Elias to the media on Wednesday.

Johnson was a two-time All-Southeaste...

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