In an appearance on Total Access on Monday, Johnson touched on some of his team's most interesting developments in 2019, including the addition of Pro Bowl-level talent to help retool the defense, most notably fellow safety Eric Weddle.
"He's just a genius. I haven't seen anybody like him," said the 23-year-old Johnson of the savvy veteran. "I haven't been in the league long but I know he's a special one and I'm excited to see what we can do. Not just how it can make me better but I'm excited to see what he and I can do for this whole defense."
During his TA appearance, Johnson was also asked to reflect how the team has been able to refocus after falling to the New England Patriots 13-3 back in February. His response indicated a team that is dead set on getting back to the big game in 2020.
"I wouldn't say it's amnesia but I do think we turned the page. This is a new team. We lost guys, we got free agents, rookies, undrafted free agents; this is a whole new team," he said. "We got to start fresh, we know what it takes to get there, we know we have to do more to win it.
"I think it's just turning the page, starting fresh but it's definitely a little more fuel to lead up to this season, for sure."