DE Charles Johnson topped the team’s inactive list, taking one of their better situational players off the field. Johsnon was held out of practice all week with a pectoral strain. He actually started last week in place of Julius Peppers, since Peppers wasn’t up to playing the run with a broken hand.
Mostly, Johnson’s their designated inside rusher, sliding to defensive tackle on passing downs. He’s second on the team with 3.0 sacks.
Also inactive were injured FB Brad Hoover and FS Charles Godfrey, OL Duke Robinson, RB Mike Goodson, WR Kenny Moore, DE Hilee Taylor and third QB A.J. Feeley. ...
That means just promoted Charly Martin has leap-frogged Moore, because he's going to play special teams.