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Ex-Patriot Ted Johnson, wife arrested

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Colvin lost for the season

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Ted Johnson
New England Patriots linebacker Monty Beisel, who wears the number of former Patriot Ted Johnson, speaks with a young Johnson fan prior to their game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA on December 4, 2005. Johnson, who is now retired, was honored during halftime. (UPI Photo/Katie McMahon)

Ted Curtis Johnson (born December 4, 1972) is a former American football player in the National Football League. He grew up in Carlsbad, California where he graduated from Carlsbad High School in 1991. From there he attended the University of Colorado and was drafted by the Patriots in the second round of the 1995 NFL Draft with the 57th overall selection. He helped the Patriots reach Super Bowl XXXI and win Super Bowl XXXVI, Super Bowl XXXVIII, and Super Bowl XXXIX.

In his ten-year professional career, Johnson played in 125 regular season games and recorded 757 tackles, 11.5 sacks, one interception, 16 passes defensed, six forced fumbles, and seven fumble recoveries.

Johnson retired before the 2005 NFL season after sustaining multiple concussions during his career. He spent the 2005 season as a football analyst for Boston television station WBZ-TV, but resigned from the station in 2006.

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