"I'm just trying to do what I can..." Johnson said. "Just trying to continue to show the coaches that I know what I'm doing, and get ready for Sunday."
The third-round pick out of Toledo played 25 snaps (48.1 percent) in the Week 2 loss after seeing 21 snaps (34.4 percent) in the season opener. Johnson generated four catches for 42 yards with a long of 17 in his first two games.
Moving Johnson into a bigger role comes as Donte Moncrief has struggled mightily with drops through two weeks.