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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

Report: Bengals QB Palmer will start vs. Colts

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer is expected to start on Sunday against the Colts following his return to practice on Friday, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Bengals ORT Smith breaks foot in practice

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Bengals ORT Andre Smith likely will be out the remainder of the season after breaking his foot in practice on Wednesday, according to PFW correspondent and Cincinnati Enquirer reporter Joe Reedy.

AFC North midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Rookie C Maurkice Pouncey has been the biggest surprise on a surprising Steelers team, as you'll learn in reading our midseason reports on the AFC North teams.

Bengals release TE Foschi, sign Coffman

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Bengals released TE J.P. Foschi and elevated TE Chase Coffman from their practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Receiver frustration hits stars hard

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:20 a.m. ET
For Larry Fitzgerald, the Panthers' Steve Smith, Chad Ochocinco and Wes Welker, not catching passes at their normal rates has led to some frustration.

Steelers preserve 27-21 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Mike Wallace caught a 39-yard TD pass from Antwaan Randle El off a trick play Monday night, and  Pittsburgh turned a fumble, a blocked punt and an interception into points before barely holding on for a 27-21 victory over Cincinnati.

Monday-night inactives

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Bengals have announced their inactives for Monday night's game.

Bengals sign DT McDonald

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed DT Clinton McDonald from the practice squad and waived CB Rico Murray on Monday.

Saturday injury report for Steelers-Bengals

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Nine Monday-night game, Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Crocker: GW play from Bengals' 'D' can spark turnaround

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
It has been a disappointing season for the Bengals' defense, but Bengals FS Chris Crocker believes some timely play from the group could be just the spark the team needs as it attempts to rally from a poor start.

Three-and-out with Bengals S Chris Crocker

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
PFW recently caught up with Bengals S Chris Crocker, who played three seasons with the Browns (2003-05) at the beginning of his career, and asked him about a couple of Cleveland-related topics, including his take on the 2010 Browns. 

Defensive woes, costly errors among Bengals' big concerns

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
These are desperate times for the defending AFC North-champion Bengals, whose record fell to 2-5 after a 22-14 loss to Miami on Sunday.

Carpenter has 5 FGs, Dolphins beat Bengals 22-14

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Dan Carpenter kicked five for the second game in a row - a rare NFL feat - and the Miami Dolphins managed to overcome another goofy play Sunday, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 22-14 to remain perfect on the road.

Bengals sign Murray to 53-man roster

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The Bengals have elevated S Rico Murray from their practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Blackout lifted for Bengals-Dolphins game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 1:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that Sunday's home game against the Dolphins has sold out, lifting the local television blackout.

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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