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New Ravens cornerback Chris Johnson trying to get up to speed in a hurry
New Ravens cornerback Chris Johnson trying to get up to speed in a hurry

Known for his ability to accelerate, having run the 40-yard dash in 4.18 seconds prior to the NFL draft nine years ago, new Ravens cornerback Chris Johnson is involved in a different sort of race this week. Johnson, 33, has just a few days to learn the Ravens' defensive playbook in time for Sunday night's AFC North clash against the Pittsburgh Steelers. "I'm here to help out and be part of the puzzle," said Johnson, a former Oakland Raiders starter with eight career interceptions. "Coming from Oakland, I played a lot of man to man. Here, it's a different type of terminology. I pride myself on learning on the run and learning to play well....

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