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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

Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Steelers return two picks for TDs in win over Bengals

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Troy Polamalu and LaMarr Woodley returned interceptions by Carson Palmer for Pittsburgh's only touchdowns and the Steelers sent Cincinnati to a franchise record-tying 10th consecutive defeat, winning 23-7 on Sunday.

Bengals have broad range of roster issues to address

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals had a clear primary need entering last offseason: bolstering their pass-catching corps for QB Carson Palmer. This offseason, they have a plethora of areas that might have to be addressed.  

Bengals place CB Murray on I.R.

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Rico Murray on injured reserve because of an ankle injury suffered in Wednesday's practice. They signed FB Chris Pressley from the practice squad to take Murray's spot.

Bengals put CB Ghee on I.R., promote LB Rey

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals promoted rookie LB Vincent Rey from their practice squad and placed rookie CB Brandon Ghee on injured reserve.

Late TD rallies Saints over Bengals

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Drew Brees passed Archie Manning as the Saints' all-time leading passer Sunday, then rallied New Orleans to its fifth straight win, 34-30 over the Cincinnati Bengals

Bengals LB Jones has uncertain future after 2010

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Playing in the final year of his contract, Bengals MLB Dhani Jones doesn't expect to know his future until the labor uncertainty is resolved, his agent says, according to AFC North Whispers.

OT Collins among Bengals reserves who could get longer look

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Some of the intrigue surrounding the Bengals in the final weeks concerns backups who could get a longer look as the season winds to a close.

Bengals make DE switch

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
DE Victor Adeyanju, who has spent time Bengals' roster this season, was re-signed by the team on Thursday when DE Antwan Odom was placed on injured reserve

2-9 Bengals fail to sell out Paul Brown Stadium

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals-Saints game in Cincinnati will be blacked out on local television because the game is not a sellout.

Bengals sign PK Stitser, cut Pettrey

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 3 a.m. ET
The Bengals have made another change at placekicker, waiving Aaron Pettrey and signing rookie Clint Stitser.

Wade, Nelson get extended looks from Bengals

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
If nothing else, injuries in the secondary give the Bengals a chance to evaluate some different players, though the circumstances are certainly less than ideal.   

2011 AFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ noon ET
The Ravens will do whatever it takes to re-sign DT Haloti Ngata, even if it means slapping the franchise tag on him. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Jets beat Bengals 26-10 with big plays

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Brad Smith's two long touchdown plays have lifted the New York Jets past the Cincinnati Bengals, 26-10 Thursday night to keep the Jets tied atop the AFC East.

Palmer a game-time decision for Bengals

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Bengals will make a game-time decision on QB Carson Palmer's availability for their Thursday-night game against the Jets.

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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