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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 back in familiar role at Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals, who rely heavily on their coaches in the draft evaluation process, will again coach at the Senior Bowl.

Focus turns to Bengals' coaching staff, roster

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
With head coach Marvin Lewis coming back for a franchise-record ninth season, what will be different about the Bengals? That remains to be seen.  

Bengals', Bills' staffs to coach Senior Bowl

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Bills' and Bengals' coaching staffs have been selected to coach this year's Under Armour Senior Bowl, officials announced Saturday.

Bengals: Lewis back as head coach

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that head coach Marvin Lewis has re-signed with the club.

Marvin Lewis expected to remain with Bengals

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Marvin Lewis is expected to return to the Bengals for his ninth season as head coach in 2011, Pro Football Weekly has learned.

Bengals: No announcement on Lewis Monday

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
  The Bengals will not have an official announcement on head coach Marvin Lewis' future with the club on Monday, team spokesman Jack Brennan said Monday afternoon.    

Bengals sign five to offseason roster

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
The Bengals signed FB James Develin, OT Andrew Gardner, S Cary Harris, G Otis Hudson and DE James Ruffin to their offseason roster.

First 20 picks in NFL draft order established

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The 20 teams that did not make the playoffs can not look forward to where they will select in April's draft.

Ravens survive Bengals behind two Reed picks

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Ed Reed had two interceptions and Ray Lewis recovered two fumbles, part of an opportunistic defensive effort that carried the Ravens over the Bengals 13-7 Sunday.

Whitworth quietly has fine season for Bengals

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
  If there was one Bengal who might have been considered a Pro Bowl snub, the way we hear it, it was OLT Andrew Whitworth.  

Ochocinco will miss season finale

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco will not travel with the team to Baltimore and will miss the season finale against the Ravens because of an ankle injury.

Bengals stun Chargers, keep them out of playoffs

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw four touchdown passes during a near-perfect performance in the swirling snow, and the Bengals beat San Diego 34-20 on Sunday, ending the Chargers' run of four straight playoff appearances.

Chargers rule ILB Cooper out for Sunday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Chargers ILB Stephen Cooper has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Bengals WRs Caldwell, Simpson vie for bigger roles

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9 p.m. ET
With Chad Ochocinco's future in Cincinnati uncertain, the Bengals' plans at wide receiver are an offseason story line to watch.

Three Week 16 games blacked out

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
Games in Tampa, Oakland and Cincinnati will not be shown on local TV this Sunday.

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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