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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

T.O. violates league policy by tweeting one hour before game

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
The league has reason to fine WR Terrell Owens before his Week Five game against the Buccaneers even begins.

Bengals WR Shipley out for Sunday; WR Ochocinco probable

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Bengals have ruled out rookie WR Jordan Shipley for Sunday's game against the Bucs. Shipley suffered a concussion in Week Four after a hit from Browns S T.J. Ward.

Bengals' ground game off-stride

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Through one-quarter of the season, the Bengals were still searching for answers for their running game.

T.O. proves he can still excel in right situation

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The circumstances set up perfectly for Bengals WR Terrell Owens in Sunday's contest, and he responded with a vintage outing.

Brown hold on for 23-20 win over Bengals

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Browns finally held on to a fourth-quarter lead, surviving a big day by Terrell Owens for their first win, 23-20 over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Bengals' passing game off to slow start

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals' passing game is again trying to find its rhythm, even after several offseason moves made with an eye on the attack hitting the high notes of old.     

Bengals pull away to beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Cedric Benson scored a pair of TDs in the Bengals' 20-7 victory over the Panthers on Sunday to spoil Jimmy Clausen's first NFL start.

PK Nugent hitting his stride again

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
In PK Mike Nugent, Bengals special-teams coach Darrin Simmons sees someone driven to recapture his past form.

Nugent kicks Bengals past Baltimore

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Mike Nugent made a career-high five kicks, two of them in the closing minutes Sunday, and Cincinnati's up-to-the-challenge defense made it hold up for a 15-10 victory over the Ravens.

Bengals avoid blackout for home opener

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Thursday that they have avoided a blackout for Sunday's home opener against the Ravens. The game has been declared a sellout.

Bengals' pass rush disappoints, remains area to watch

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 7:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals, who notched at least one sack in 14-of-16 regular-season games last season, didn't record a sack in Week One in a humbing loss to New England, raising concerns about their pass rush.

Palmer-to-Ocho still the connection in Cincy

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
When Terrell Owens signed with the Bengals this offseason, he and Chad Ochocinco deemed themselves "Batman and Robin." But in Week One, it was the Boy Wonder who outshined the Caped Crusader.

Brady, Welker produce as Pats beat Bengals 38-24

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw two of his three touchdown passes to Wes Welker, who returned from a serious knee injury, and led the New England Patriots to a 38-24 win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Bengals DE Odom appealing four-game suspension

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Antwan Odom admitted on his Twitter page that he has tested positive for a banned substance but that he is appealing the league-mandated four-game suspension.

Ohio senator asks Goodell to reconsider blackout policy

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to reconsider the league's blackout policy.

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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