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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

Howard: Bengals 'just scratching the surface'

Posted Feb. 06, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Bengals OLB Thomas Howard told PFW the team is "just scratching the surface" of its potential.

Bengals WR Simpson pleads not guilty

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson pleaded not guilty to marijuana trafficking on Monday in Kenton County Circuit Court in Covington, Ky.

NFL commissioner Goodell speaks out on ticket sales

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Amidst growing television revenues, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell worries about shrinking attendance figures in the future.

Former Bengals QB Cook passes away

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
Former Bengals QB Greg Cook passed away on Thursday night at the age of 65, the team announced. A statement said that Cook was suffering fron an illness.

Bengals' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Looking toward the offseason, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Bengals, including whether they can give WR A.J. Green more support.

A day too cold for football

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Thirty years ago, the Chargers, the league's most potent offense, were chilled by record-low football temperatures and an outstanding Bengals team.

Bengals have a big need at wideout

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
With Jerome Simpson's NFL future in question after his Jan. 19 indictment on marijuana trafficking charges, the Bengals' need to add to their WR corps becomes all the more clear.

Bengals will stay home for camp

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced on Friday that they will be moving their training camp this summer from the campus of Georgetown (Ky.) College to Paul Brown Stadium.

Bengals WR Simpson indicted on drug charges

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
Months after his home was raided by police, Bengals WR Jerome Simpson has been indicted on drug charges.

Bengals' CB Jones pleads guilty to misdemeanor

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct.

Miami to interview Broncos' McCoy for head-coaching spot

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Dolphins were hardly oblivious to Tebow Mania. They reportedly will interview his offensive coordinator, Mike McCoy, on Monday.

Continuity should benefit Bengals' offense

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The return of coordinator Jay Gruden should be a positive for the Bengals' offense, which has upside to improve in 2012.

Zimmer, Chudzinski to interview with Buccaneers

Posted Jan. 13, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers received permission to interview Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Bengals sign OC Gruden to three-year extension

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
Two days after commiting to staying in Cincinnati, offensive coordinator Jay Gruden reportedly signed a three-year contract extension.

Gruden staying with Bengals

Posted Jan. 10, 2012 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden will stay in Cincinnati, despite being a potential candidate for head-coaching vacancies in St. Louis and Jacksonville.

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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