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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 add S Miles, release Adeyanju

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 1:23 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Wednesday that they have promoted S Jeromy Miles from their practice squad and waived DE Victor Adeyanju.

Palmer to start for Bengals on Thurs.

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer will start on Thursday night against the Jets, even after missing practice on Monday.

Bengals place DT Johnson on I.R., sign CB Bennett

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
The Bengals have placed DT Tank Johnson on injured reserve with a knee injury and signed CB Fred Bennett.

Bengals make multiple roster moves

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
A day after a tough loss to the Bills, the Bengals announced a series of roster moves.

The 'Bungles' are back

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 5:02 a.m. ET
After raising eyebrows last season with an unlikely division crown, the Bengals have dramatically reversed course in what is almost certainly shaping up as the final year of the Marvin Lewis era in Cincinnati.

Bills make furious comeback in 49-31 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick matched his career high with four touchdown passes during Buffalo's biggest comeback in 13 years, and the Bills won their second straight game Sunday, 49-31 over the bumbling Cincinnati Bengals.

Bengals DE Dunlap showing potential

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Rookie DE Carlos Dunlap is a player to watch in the second half of the season. 

Bengals place DE Fanene on I.R.

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed DE Jonathan Fanene on injured reserve and signed DE Victor Adeyanju.

Bengals facing first blackout in seven years

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals are expected to announce Thursday that their Week 11 game against the Bills is not a sellout.

Bengals sign PK Pettrey

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals replaced PK Mike Nugent on Tuesday by signing another former Buckeye, Aaron Pettrey.

Bengals' Nugent, Trent placed on I.R.

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:07 p.m. ET
The Bengals have placed PK Mike Nugent and CB Morgan Trent on injured reserve, ending their 2010 seasons after nine games.

Nugent likely done for the season

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
Bengals PK Mike Nugent suffered a knee injury attempting to recover an onside kick and may be out for the season.

Colts' defense sends Bengals to 2-7

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Kelvin Hayden returned an interception for a touchdown and Javarris James ran for his third TD in two weeks and the Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 on Sunday.

Ochocinco lacking for targets only relative to T.O.

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Even with Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco sometimes drawing extra attention from opponents, he is not lacking for opportunities in the passing game. Through eight games, he had been targeted 76 times. 

ORT Smith placed on IR

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Bengals have placed ORT Andre Smith on injured reserve and have signed S Rico Murray from their practice squad.

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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