Stevie Johnson to Chargers on three-year deal

Former San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Stevie Johnson has joined the San Diego Chargers on a three-year deal, a league source confirmed. The 49ers cut Johnson after he declined to take a paycut of his $5.5 million base salary. The 40ers signed wide receiver Torrey Smith to a five-year, $40 million deal that includes $22 million guaranteed. Johnson was acquired for a fourth-round pick last year from the Buffalo Bills. Johnson caught 35 passes for 435 yards and three touchdowns last season. Johnson had three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons from 2010 to 2012. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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