More details emerge in death of former Steelers wide receiver

More details emerge in death of former Steelers wide receiver

Extra specifics emerged this week in the loss of life of previous Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Charles Johnson.

Johnson, 50, was described lacking by his wife the working day right before he was observed lifeless in a Hampton Inn about 6.5 miles from his home in Raleigh, North Carolina back on July 17, United states Nowadays noted.

The result in of death even now has not been documented, and though police told Usa Nowadays they do not be expecting foul participate in, they are nevertheless investigating.

Johnson was doing the job in North Carolina as an assistant athletic director at Heritage High School.

A standout huge receiver at the University of Colorado, Johnson was taken in the 1st round of the 1994 draft, 17th-in general, by the Steelers. He played five seasons for Pittsburgh with his ideal marketing campaign coming in 1996 when he caught 60 passes for 1,008 yards and a few touchdowns. He caught 65 passes for 815 yards and seven additional scores in 1998. Johnson moved on to the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999 and performed two seasons there catching 90 passes for 1,056 yards combined.

He then went on to the New England Patriots in 2001, successful a Tremendous Bowl with the crew, prior to closing out his career in 2002 with the Buffalo Bills.

Johnson finished his job with 354 receptions for 4,606 yards and 24 touchdowns throughout 133 online games.


Report: Previous Steelers large receiver Charles Johnson dies at age 50