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Cincinnati Bengals


Josh Johnson

Josh Johnson - #8 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 05/15/1986
Birthplace Oakland, CA
College San Diego
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 5th round, 25th pick by Buccaneers

Bengals can work Still in slowly

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
The Bengals added more youth and talent to a good defensive line with the selection of Penn State's Devon Still.

Zeitler pick a sensible, unique one for Bengals

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 2:25 a.m. ET
The selection of Wisconsin OG Kevin Zeitler capped a solid first day of the draft for the Bengals, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Bengals add youth, talent to CB corps

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:33 p.m. ET
The more capable CBs a team can have, the better, so Cincinnati's decision to draft Alabama’s Dre Kirkpatrick No. 17 overall makes sense.

Bengals LB Maualuga settles assault case

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
A judge dismissed an assault charge against Bengals LB Rey Maualuga on Thursday after learning the dispute was settled in mediation.

Ex-NFL LB Webster guilty of sex crimes

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
A former NFL player has been found guilty of having sex with the underage daughter of a former Bengals assistant coach.

PK Nugent re-signs with Bengals

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Bengals PK Mike Nugent has signed his franchise tender with the team, keeping him on the roster for the 2012 season.

Report: Vikings agree to terms with WR Simpson

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Vikings agreed to terms on a one-year deal with former Bengals WR Jerome Simpson, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported.

Report: WR Simpson faces three-game suspension

Posted April 24, 2012 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
The NFL will suspend former Bengals WR Jerome Simpson for three games, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Change coming at guard for Bengals

Posted April 18, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals will have at least one new full-time starter at guard, and perhaps two.

Bengals re-sign two special-teams standouts

Posted April 16, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced they have re-signed LS Clark Harris and S Jeromy Miles.

Bengals re-sign LB Skuta, TE Lee

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed restricted free-agent LB Dan Skuta and unrestricted free-agent TE Donald Lee on Friday.

Giants acquire LB Rivers

Posted April 12, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Giants traded a fifth-round pick to the Bengals for LB Keith Rivers, the teams confirmed on Thursday.

Report: Bengals agree to terms with CB Newman

Posted April 11, 2012 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to terms with former Cowboys CB Terence Newman, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Report: Bengals reach agreement with ex-Rams OG Bell

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 9:14 p.m. ET
Cincinnati has come to an agreement with ex-Rams free-agent OG Jacob Bell on a one-year contract, Pro Football Talk reports.

Bengals release S Crocker

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Bengals have released S Chris Crocker, who started all 16 regular-season games for the team last season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 23, 2013
The Bengals have signed a quarterback, giving Johnson a chance to back up Andy Dalton.||||||| Johnson was Tampa Bay's fifth-round pick in 2008 and played four seasons there, starting five games. He signed with San Francisco last year but was released before the season opener. He signed with Cleveland for the final game last season.
Posted Dec. 26, 2012
The Cleveland Browns have signed free agent quarterback Johnson.||||||| Johnson replaced safety Usama Young on the roster Wednesday as the Browns look for protection at quarterback, where starter Brandon Weeden went out with a sprained right shoulder in Cleveland's 34-12 loss in Denver on Sunday.
Posted Oct. 28, 2009
The winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers have changed starting quarterbacks again, with rookie Josh Freeman taking over for Johnson.||||||| Johnson struggled in four starts after Byron Leftwich led the team the first three weeks of the season.
Posted Oct. 26, 2009
Johnson went 9 of 26 for 156 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions as the Buccaneers lost 35-7 to New England in London on Sunday.||||||| Johnson was taken out midway through the fourth quarter and replaced by rookie Josh Freeman. Johnson likely won't lose his starting job, but you don't want him starting for your fantasy team at this point regardless.
Posted Oct. 12, 2009
Johnson threw for 240 yards and two TD passes against Philadelphia on Sunday, but he was also picked off three times as Tampa Bay lost 33-14.||||||| “I’m blaming myself right now. Three turnovers, two of them in the red zone,” Johnson said. “They were bringing everybody. They were bringing more than we had protection. They had an extra guy every time. The coaches in the locker room said they had never seen anything like that before.” Johnson has thrown four INTs in two starts.

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