Former NFL receiver Charles Johnson dead at 50

Former NFL receiver Charles Johnson dead at 50

Charles Johnson, a Tremendous Bowl champion vast receiver who performed 9 seasons within the NFL, died at 50.

Johnson’s reason for loss of life is unknown, in response to CBS 17 in Wake Forest, NC.

The California native was a first-round choose of the Steelers in 1994 and spent 5 seasons in Pittsburgh.

He tallied a career-high 1,008 receiving yards through the 1996 season and ranks sixteenth all-time amongst Steelers receivers.

Johnson later performed two seasons with the Eagles, hauling in seven touchdowns for the 2000 squad, which tied his profession excessive. 

He was a member of the 2001 New England Patriots, the franchise’s first Tremendous Bowl championship group.

Johnson caught two passes within the AFC Championship sport win over the Steelers. Johnson’s taking part in days ended with the Buffalo Payments in 2002. 

Johnson was the assistant athletic director at Heritage Excessive Faculty in Wake Forest.

“RIP Coach,” the group tweeted Tuesday morning. “You may be missed by so many, particularly your Husky household.”

Charles Johnson and Tom Brady have a dialog throughout a sport in opposition to the Denver Broncos at Invesco Subject on October 28, 2001. Getty Photos

Reuben Frank, who covers the Eagles for NBC Sports activities Philadelphia, tweeted Tuesday that he was “gutted” to be taught of Johnson’s loss of life.

“Nice man, super persona, had been working as an assistant AD at a highschool in North Carolina,” Frank tweeted.

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