"And he's benefiting from being sandwiched between [center Chris] Jasperse and [left tackle Gage] Niemeyer. They help him make sure he's on the right page."
A year ago, he wasn't on any page, as far as the two-deep went. What a difference a good offseason can make.
"I can only blame myself for it," Johansson said. "But I've been working hard in the weight room with [strength and conditioning] Coach [Scott] Sinclair, and the possibilities are coming together."
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