|Born:||February 3, 1959|
Albany, Georgia, U.S.
|Died:||January 21, 2003 (aged 43)|
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school:||Dougherty (Albany, Georgia)|
|NFL Draft:||1981 / Round: 7 / Pick: 187|
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Eddie J. Johnson (February 3, 1959 – January 21, 2003) was an American football linebacker who played ten seasons in the National Football League with the Cleveland Browns. He wore number 51 during his time with the Browns and his nickname was "The Assassin". He was known for his fierce tackling style. He died in 2003 after a two-year battle with colon cancer.