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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

Cowboys sign OG Livings

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed former Bengals OG Nate Livings to a five-year, $19 million deal with $6.2 million guaranteed, according to multiple reports.

Patriots land ex-Bengals DE Fanene

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots made their first outside signing of free agency, agreeing to a three-year deal with former Bengals DE Jonathan Fanene.

Bengals re-sign four players

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced the signings of FB Chris Pressley, RB Cedric Peerman, LB Vincent Rey and DT Nick Hayden on Monday.

Georgia products thriving with Bengals

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
The Athens, Ga.-to-Cincinnati pipeline has been fruitful for the Bengals, with WR A.J. Green and DT Geno Atkins becoming Pro Bowlers.

Free-agent scouting report: Bengals RB Cedric Benson

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
RB Cedric Benson jump-started his career in Cincinnati, but could he be on the move?

Bengals PK Nugent gets franchise tag

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed their franchise tag on PK Mike Nugent on Friday. Nugent, a seventh-year veteran, converted on 33-of-38 field-goal attempts in 2011.

WR Simpson could face jail time on drug charge

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson, a free agent this offseason, pled guilty on Thursday to a drug charge in a Kentucky courthouse.

Bengals have need, resources to bolster RB, WR ranks

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
The Bengals are in an interesting position entering free agency. They have needs at WR and RB and the money to address those needs.

Bengals hire ex-OL coach as consultant

Posted Feb. 22, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have hired former offensive line coach Jim McNally as a consultant. He will work with OL coach Paul Alexander.

Bengals LB Maualuga pleads not guilty to misdemeanor assault

Posted Feb. 18, 2012 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Bengals LB Rey Maualuga pleaded not guilty Friday on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from an incident at a downtown Cincinnati bar.

Bengals add RB Brown

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed free-agent RB Aaron Brown on Friday. Brown has played in 22 games after being a sixth-round pick by the Lions in 2009.

Bengals hire Jackson as assistant coach

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals hired former Raiders head coach Hue Jackson on Friday. He is slated to assist the defensive backs and special teams.

FCC urged to end sports blackout rule

Posted Feb. 13, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Most people weighing in on a sports blackout rule are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scrap it.

Bengals announce defensive coaching changes

Posted Feb. 13, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Bengals have named Mark Carrier as their defensive backs coach and promoted Paul Guenther to linebackers coach.

Report: Bengals LB Maualuga involved in fight

Posted Feb. 10, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Bengals LB Rey Maualuga was involved in a bar fight last week, according to the manager of a Cincinnati establishment.

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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