PRO CAREER – Jaleel Johnson returns to New Orleans for his sixth NFL campaign. Originally a fourth round draft pick (109th overall) of the Minnesota Vikings out of Iowa in 2017, Johnson's played in 65 regular season games with 20 starts for the Vikings (2017-20) and Houston Texans (2021), posting 110 tackles (54 solo), 5.5 sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. In 2021, after going to training camp with the Texans and spending the Week One of the regular season on the Saints practice squad, he appeared in 12 games for Houston and recorded 23 stops (11 solo) and a fumble recovery. In 2020, he started all 16 games in his final season with the Vikings and posted a career-high 44 stops (22 solo) and 1.5 sacks
Meet the Team Photos: Jaleel Johnson joins the New Orleans Saints
New Orleans Saints announced that they have agreed to terms with free agent defensive lineman Jaleel Johnson on Monday, April 4, 2022. Check out Jaleel in action with the Houston Texans and Minnesota Vikings during his five-year career.