LAS VEGAS (AP/KDKA) – Smart young players are using Pro Bowl week as an opportunity to get to know their opponents in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere – while gathering ideas. awake for the future.
Pittsburgh recipient Diontae Johnson, a late substitute first-time Pro Bowler, is absorbing everything on his first trip to Las Vegas.
READ MORE: Kiski Township Police Arrest Barrier Gunman
Johnson, along with returning rookie Najee Harris, was selected as a replacement for Joe Mixon and Ja’Marr Chase, who are both heading to the Super Bowl with the Cincinnati Bengals.
All the gods are active! 🙏🏾 https://t.co/QpAN57G6xy
– Diontae Johnson (@ Juiceup__3) January 31, 2022
“You can learn a lot because people don’t come here for no reason,” Johnson said. “I was just there talking to Travis Kelce about how he reads the defense and how he runs his lines, how he opens people up. He gave me some suggestions and I feel like I can add it to my toolbox. I feel like I can learn from everyone here. ”
Johnson had a career year, scoring 107 hits, 1,161 yards and eight touchdowns. It was also his first 1,000-yard season.
Harris led the league like crazy during his rookie year, winning the Joe Greene Outstanding Performance Award as the Steelers Rookie of the Year.
He leads all rookies in yards from the script, scoring 10 touchdowns and scoring another 467 yards received.
(TM and © Copyright 2022 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)
https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2022/02/06/johnson-harris-learning-at-nfl-pro-bowl/ Diontae Johnson Soak up the atmosphere at the 2022 NFL Pro Bowl – CBS Pittsburgh