|17||@Steelers||L 14 - 26||5||13||2.6||4||0||1||1||1||1||0|
|18||Bengals||W 21 - 16||25||123||4.9||13||1||1||10||10||10||0|
|16||@Packers||L 22 - 24||4||58||14.5||30||0||1||8||8||8||0|
|15||Raiders||L 14 - 16||1||-2||-2||-2||0||4||17||4.2||6||0|
|14||Ravens||W 24 - 22||4||22||5.5||13||0||1||7||7||7||0|
|12||@Ravens||L 10 - 16|
|11||Lions||W 13 - 10||5||26||5.2||13||0|
|10||@Patriots||L 7 - 45||19||99||5.2||24||0||7||58||8.3||18||0||1||0|
|9||@Bengals||W 41 - 16||8||16||2||7||0|
|8||Steelers||L 10 - 15||4||22||5.5||11||1||1||7||7||7||0|
|7||Broncos||W 17 - 14||22||146||6.6||20||1||2||22||11||18||0|
|6||Cardinals||L 14 - 37||1||2||2||2||0||1||7||7||7||0|
|5||@Chargers||L 42 - 47|
|4||@Vikings||W 14 - 7|
|3||Bears||W 26 - 6||2||9||4.5||5||0|
|2||Texans||W 31 - 21|
|1||@Chiefs||L 29 - 33|
Signed by the Cleveland Browns as an undrafted free agent on May 16, 2019.
· Appeared in all 16 games in 2020 and averaged 25.1 yards as team's primary kick returner, as well as posting career highs in carries (33) and rushing yards (166).
· In Week 4 win at Dallas, stepped in after RB Nick Chubb's knee injury in second quarter, posting career highs in rushing attempts (13), yards (game-high 95) and long (28).
· During Week 5 win over Colts, carried eight times for 32 yards and caught one pass for four yards. On third-and-9 with 2:27 remaining, tied a career-long with a 28-yard run that helped Browns sustain the final drive and solidify win.
· Member of the former Alliance of American Football, finishing second the league in rushing and scrimmage yards as an Orlando Apollo in 2019.
· Completed his career as South Florida's all-time leader in all-purpose yards with 4,186, including 1,796 career rushing yards. Scored 29 career touchdowns, including 16 rushing, 12 receiving and one punt return.
D'Ernest Johnson discusses story of his improbable path to NFL on 'Today' show
Johnson's story of how he went from fisherman to NFL running back was highlighted in a sit-down interview on the national TV show
Reviewing the RBs: Injuries, absences didn't stop Browns' run game from being great
The Browns finished 4th in the league in rushing yards despite missing Nick Chubb for three games and Kareem Hunt for nine games
D'Ernest Johnson ends 2021 season with another display of dependability
Johnson rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown and pushed the Browns to a win in the final game of their season
Browns place CB Denzel Ward on reserve/COVID-19, activate RB D'Ernest Johnson and make other roster moves
The Browns have also elevated four players from the practice squad
Browns make roster moves
The Browns have activated LB Elijah Lee from reserve/COVID-19 and placed RB D'Ernest Johnson on reserve/COVID-19
Browns Mailbag: How will D'Ernest Johnson be utilized down the home stretch?
Senior Writer Andrew Gribble answers your questions every week
News & Notes: Baker Mayfield returns to practice, Lions QB status remains uncertain
Mayfield is dealing with multiple injuries but was back to work on the CrossCountry Mortgage Campus practice fields Thursday
Nick Chubb, 2 other Browns RBs ruled out vs. Patriots
Cleveland will be short-handed at a key position, but confidence is high in D'Ernest Johnson and other next men up
D'Ernest Johnson ready 'to make the most' of another possible opportunity
Johnson has done nothing but seize opportunities his whole football career, and he could have another one awaiting him Sunday in New England
News & Notes: Browns in problem-solving mode with 3 RBs sidelined
Stefanski has confidence in D'Ernest Johnson if he needs to carry the load in New England
D'Ernest Johnson's inspirational story just keeps getting better, and he's not done yet
Johnson has absorbed all the appreciation from his Week 7 performance. Now, he's eager to continue making the most of his opportunities and add more to his unbelievable NFL journey
D'Ernest Johnson voted NFL's Ground Player of the Week
Johnson rushed for 146 yards and one touchdown in his first NFL start in Week 7
Nick Chubb thrilled for D'Ernest Johnson, hoping to join him Sunday
The Browns Pro Bowl RB is back on the practice field and eyeing a potential return against the Steelers
D'Ernest Johnson nominated for NFL's Ground Player of the Week
Johnson's massive performance in his first career NFL start has led to a nomination for NFL's Ground Player of the Week
Game Balls: 4 standouts who helped lead the Browns to a Week 7 victory
Three offensive players filled in for starters and rose to the occasion while the defense generated a much-needed rebound performance
D'Ernest Johnson uses unwavering personal trust for dream-like performance
After years of patience and believing in himself, Johnson topped 100 yards in his 1st career start and was the main catalyst behind a huge Week 7 Browns win
D'Ernest Johnson ready as the next man up in Browns RBs room without Nick Chubb, Kareem Hunt
Johnson is set to make his first career start Thursday with Hunt and Chubb both sidelined with calf injuries
Reviewing the RBs: Nick Chubb, Kareem Hunt gave Browns one of NFL's best 1-2 punches
Cleveland finished 3rd in the league with 148.4 rushing yards per game
News & Notes: Browns getting healthier, back to their normal routine
Cleveland was back in the building Wednesday and went through a full practice
News & Notes: Healthier Jarvis Landry 'just getting started'
Veteran WR is coming off his best game of the season
Matchup to Watch: Browns No. 1 rushing attack vs. Colts' stingy, 4th-ranked run defense
Even without Nick Chubb, the Browns must continue to find success on the ground
Browns determined to keep NFL's top-ranked running attack rolling without Nick Chubb
Kareem Hunt, D'Ernest Johnson and Dontrell Hilliard picked up the slack in Chubb's absence Sunday
Denzel Ward: 'This team can be special'
Cleveland's Pro Bowl CB and RB D'Ernest Johnson meet with reporters Tuesday
News & Notes: Browns evaluating number of candidates for punt, kick return
Cleveland lost return man JoJo Natson for the season after he suffered a knee injury