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Johnathan Joseph

Johnathan Joseph - #24 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 189 lbs.
Birthday 04/16/1984
Birthplace Rock Hill, SC
College South Carolina
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 24th pick by Bengals

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Lockout limbo: Texans report

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Texans.

Texans' decision to have Williams stand up could pay off

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
A big season could be in the offing for Houston's Mario Williams, who is transitioning to rush outside linebacker in the Texans' new 3-4 defensive scheme.

Panthers' Smith addresses trade talk, future in Carolina

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith reached out to PFW on Tuesday to discuss his future and clear up some of the misreporting he has read regarding his status in Carolina amid trade talk.

Texans GM Smith: Rookie S Keo 'diamond in the rough'

Posted May 07, 2011 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
When asked following the draft which pick they were most excited about, Texans GM Rick Smith and head coach Gary Kubiak both mentioned fifth-round S Shiloh Keo.  

AFC South daydreaming

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Here are some potential compelling AFC South story lines that are in jeopardy because of the NFL lockout.

Texans had a plan, stuck to it

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:42 p.m. ET
Texans fans were frustrated early in the draft, but when you step back and look at what they accomplished in the first two rounds, it was quite remarkable.

Which team did best in the first three rounds?

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
With the first three rounds of the NFL draft in the books, PFW editors make their pick for which team, including the Saints, that has had the best draft thus far.

Phillips' defense taking shape in Houston

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:09 a.m. ET
The league's worst pass defense from a season ago took two major steps in the right direction in the second round of the draft.  

DE Watt should improve Houston defense immediately

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:10 p.m. ET
  While Wisconsin DE J.J. Watt might not have been the sexiest pick at No. 11 for the Texans, he is a safe pick who immediately should strengthen the "D" under coordinator Wade Phillips.  

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Draft Dose: Who needs an outside linebacker?

Posted April 22, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
In the 30th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of an outside linebacker like Texas A&M's Von Miller.

Texans unlikely to re-sign All-Pro FB Leach

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
All-Pro FB Vonta Leach, an unrestricted free agent who wants be the highest-paid lead blocker in the NFL, is not likely to be re-signed by the Texans, which could open the door for third-year TE James Casey to see an ...

Draft countdown: Pick No. 11

Posted April 17, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 11th pick in the NFL draft, including Dwight Freeney by the Colts in 2002.

Needs at OLB, DE could outweigh secondary for Texans

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
Although the Texans' secondary was the worst in the league last season, don't be surprised if upgrading the cornerback and safety positions takes a back seat to strengthening the front seven.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Joseph is active for the Houston Texans after missing two games with a hamstring injury.||||||| Joseph's presence should help contain the Patriots' high-powered passing attack.
Posted Nov. 22, 2012
Texans coach Gary Kubiak says cornerback Johnathan Joseph, linebacker Bradie James and offensive linemen Derek Newton and Antoine Caldwell will miss Sunday's game at Tennessee. All of those players sat out Friday's workout, as did cornerback Alan Ball, who has a sore foot. Kubiak had already ruled out linebacker Brooks Reed, who's sidelined indefinitely with a groin injury.||||||| Joseph (hamstring), Caldwell (hamstring), Newton (right knee) and James (hamstring) have sat out practices all week. Ball will be a game-time decision.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
Joseph sat out practice Wednesday with a groin injury.||||||| Texans coach Gary Kubiak said he was optimistic that Joseph would play against the Ravens Sunday.
Posted July 29, 2011
The Texans have agreed to terms with Joseph.||||||| Houston went 6-10 last season and was desperate to land a top-tier cornerback. It was reportedly a front-runner to land Nnamdi Asomugha. The Texans had the league's worst pass defense in 2010, allowing a league-high 18 receptions covering 40 yards or more. The 27-year-old Joseph is three years younger than Asomugha, and intercepted nine passes in his last two seasons in Cincinnati. The Bengals drafted Joseph out of South Carolina with the 24th overall pick in 2006.
Posted Nov. 21, 2008
Joseph will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury. The team on Friday placed Joseph on injured reserve, the third defensive starter lost to injury this season after linebacker Keith Rivers and safety Dexter Jackson.||||||| Joseph missed two early games with the injury, but had played in six straight games before aggravating it Sunday against Philadelphia. He didn't play in Thursday night's loss at Pittsburgh.

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