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Bears CB Jaylon Johnson Snags First Career Interception In Win Over Bengals

Sep 19, 2021, 3:23 PM
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Chicago Bears Cornerback Jaylon Johnson (33) in game action during a NFL game between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts on October 4th, 2020, at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL. (Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Utes and current Chicago Bears cornerback Jaylon Johnson picked off a quarterback for the first time in his NFL career during Week 2.

The Bears hosted the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, September 19.

With 10:14 left in the fourth quarter, the second-year standout from Utah intercepted Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.

It was Johnson’s first pick as an NFL player.

Chicago won the game, 20-17.

Johnson finished with two total tackles, two solo tackles, four pass breakups, and an interception.

With the win, the Bears improved to 1-1 on the season.

Chicago’s next game is against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, September 26 at 11 a.m. (MDT). The game will broadcast on FOX.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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