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Eagles claim former Lions RB Kerryon Johnson off waivers

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Posted at 9:49 PM, May 07, 2021

The Philadelphia Eagles claimed running back Kerryon Johnson off waivers on Friday.

The Detroit Lions waived Johnson, a 2018 second round pick, on Thursday.

While appearing in all 16 games, Johnson only made two starts during the 2020 season, rushing for 181 yards and two touchdowns on 52 carries.

In three seasons with the Lions, Johnson tallied 283 carries for 1,225 yards and eight touchdowns.