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Former Browns LB Eddie Johnson loses battle with cancer
Cleveland, OH (Sports Network) - Former Cleveland Browns linebacker Eddie
Johnson died Tuesday night at the age of 43 after a two-year battle with
Johnson, whose hard hits earned him the nickname "The Assassin," played in
Cleveland from 1981-90 after being drafted in the seventh round out of
The 6-foot, 225-pound linebacker led the Browns in tackles in 1984 with 172
and he started 59 of 60 games played between the 1984 and 1988 campaigns.
Johnson became a minister in 1993.
01/22 01:21:40 ET
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