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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 would be foolish not to trade Palmer

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Bengals have a chance to start building for the future now, but to begin the process, they must come to grips with trading Carson Palmer.

More coaching additions for Bengals

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's former position coach takes a new job with the Bengals.

AFC North 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Troy Polamalu was a big-play maker for the Steelers' No. 2-ranked defense, and his strong play helped Pittsburgh reach the Super Bowl for the third time in six years.

Falcons add Bratkowski to staff

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.

Reports: Jaguars to hire Sheppard as QB coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will hire Bengals WR coach Mike Sheppard as their QB coach, the NFL Network, The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Florida Times-Union reported Saturday.      

Bengals sign CB Pender

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Former Colts CB David Pender has been signed by the Bengals.

Report: Cards hire Cioffi as assistant DB coach

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:59 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have hired former Bengals assistant Louie Cioffi as an assistant secondary coach, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals hire Jay Gruden as offensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have hired Jay Gruden as the team's new offensive coordinator. Gruden replaces Bob Bratkowski, who was fired on Monday.

Bengals fire offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bengals have fired offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski, who had been in that position since 2001.

Bigger role for Dunlap comes with greater expectations

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Carlos Dunlap is in line for a bigger role next season, and DL coach Jay Hayes wants to see how he'll handle the increased responsibility.

Bills', Bengals' staffs get early edge

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Chan Gailey and Marvin Lewis and their staffs might have a lot more work to do this week than some of the other NFL teams, but they also get a head start on scouting the best seniors.

Bengals owner Brown says Palmer trade not happening

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Bengals owner Mike Brown says he's not willing to trade QB Carson Palmer despite a report that Palmer may retire if he's not dealt.

Report: Palmer wants out of Cincinnati

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
QB Carson Palmer will demand a trade from the Bengals, and is willing to "play the retirement card," according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

Could Ochocinco land in Oakland?

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 2:06 a.m. ET
A reunion in Oakland between Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco and new Raiders head coach Hue Jackson isn't far-fetched, according to AFC West Whispers.

Bengals' offensive philosophy among issues to watch

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 10:29 p.m. ET
The direction and composition of the Bengals' offense are questions that have yet to be answered.

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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