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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

Palmer misses Bengals' Thursday practice

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
Bengals QB Carson Palmer unexpectedly missed practice on Thursday because of a sore hip but is expected to play vs. the Dolphins on Sunday, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Jones' loss affects Bengals on multiple fronts

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
The loss of Bengals CB Adam Jones to a season-ending herniated disk comes after he had earned roles with Cincinnati's defense and special-teams units and had shown some of the playmaking ability that once made him a highly regarded ...

Bengals granted extension to try to prevent TV blackout

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Thursday that the NFL has given the team an extra 24 hours in order to sell the remaining 2,000 tickets in order to prevent a local TV blackout of the Bengals-Dolphins game Sunday.

Bengals CB Jones out for the season

Posted Oct. 26, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam Jones will miss the remainder of the 2010 season with a disc injury in his neck.

White's 201 receiving yards help Falcons hold off Bengals

Posted Oct. 24, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Roddy White had a spectacular day for Atlanta, catching 11 passes for 201 yards and leading the Falcons to a wild 39-32 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Bengals RB Scott to get more touches

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
Due to a change in circumstances, namely an injury to third-down back Brian Leonard, Cincinnati RB Bernard Scott is likely to see an uptick in his touches.

Bengals activate S Tom Nelson

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
The Bengals added S Tom Nelson to their 53-man roster on Friday.

Bengals ORT Smith showing improvement

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 11 a.m. ET
Bengals second-year ORT Andre Smith finally could be on the verge of breaking through and securing a starting job, the way we hear it.

Bengals defensive coordinator blasts Petrino

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer is still upset with Bobby Petrino for bailing on him and the Falcons with three games left in the 2007 season.

Owens' tweet costs him $5,000

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Bengals WR Terrell Owens has been fined $5,000 for a violation of the league's social media policy.

Bengals DE Odom suspended four games

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Following a failed appeal, Bengals DE Antwan Odom has been suspended four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Ochocinco's catches, swagger down

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
In the last four games before the Bengals' Week Six bye, WR Chad Ochocinco caught just 14 passes for 157 yards and no touchdowns. Entering the bye, Ochocinco, who said he had not played confidently, told Cincinnati reporters he planned ...

Ex-Patriots LB Thomas, six others try out for Bengals

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 7:30 p.m. ET
Seven veteran free agents tried out for the Bengals Wednesday, including former Patriots LB Adalius Thomas, according to a league source.

"Pacman" arrested but not charged following Bengals game

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
Bengals CB Adam 'Pacman' Jones was arrested following Sunday's game vs. the Buccaneers, but was released without being charged after police realized Jones was not the suspect they were looking for.

Barth kicks game-winner as Bucs stun Bengals

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw a tying touchdown pass with 1:26 to go, then moved Tampa Bay in range for a winning field goal after Carson Palmer threw his third interception of the game Sunday, sending the Buccaneers to a 24-21 ...

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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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