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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 seven to practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have signed seven players to the team's practice squad, including 2009 third-round draft pick TE Chase Coffman.

Bengals add QB LeFevour, cut O'Sullivan

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have claimed rookie QB Dan LeFevour off waivers from the Bears. Cincy terminated the contract of QB J.T. O'Sullivan to make room for LeFevour

Bengals, Jaguars exchange defensive backs

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Cincinnati acquired S Reggie Nelson from Jacksonville in exchange for CB David Jones and a conditional draft choice in a trade completed Saturday after both teams had gotten down to their 53-man roster limits.

T.O., impact rookies ease blow of Bryant release

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The release of WR Antonio Bryant less than six months after signing him to a contract that reportedly paid him close to $7 million in his short time with the club contrasts sharply with the fortuitous decision to sign Terrell ...

NFL will not suspend Browns DL Rogers

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The league will not suspend Browns DL Shaun Rogers after his offseason arrest for carrying a gun at a Cleveland airport, although it did fine him one game paycheck.

Bengals release Jeanty, place Nelson on PUP list

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Monday that they have released fifth-year LB Rashad Jeanty in the "waived/failed physical" category and placed second-year S Tom Nelson on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list.

Bengals cut WR Bryant

Posted Aug. 29, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
The Bengals cut WR Antonio Bryant following one of the worst free-agent signings in team history, owing him $7.85 million for not playing a single game.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Bengals' Shipley emerging as dependable target

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Rookie WR Jordan Shipley has made an immediate impact on the Bengals' offense in the preseason and has looked like he could be a reliable target for QB Carson Palmer in the regular season.

Report: NFL fines Ochocinco for tweeting

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
The NFL fined WR Chad Ochocinco $25,000 for tweeting during the Bengals' preseason win over the Eagles.

Agent: Bengals S Wilson (knee) out for season

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Bengals S Gibril Wilson will miss the 2010 season after tearing both his ACL and MCL in Friday night's preseason contest against the Eagles, according to his agent.

Five minutes with a legend: Forrest Gregg

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
For 14 seasons, Forrest Gregg served as the cornerstone of the Green Bay Packers' offensive line. As a coach, Gregg directed the Bengals to a 12-4 record in 1981 and a trip to Super Bowl XVI.

Report: NFL will not suspend Maualuga

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The NFL reportedly will fine Rey Maualuga two games' worth of pay instead of suspending the Bengals' linebacker for his DUI in late January.

Bengals ORT Smith still on mend

Posted Aug. 11, 2010 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Bengals ORT Andre Smith's placement on the physically unable to perform list with left foot and conditioning issues at the beginning of training camp was another setback for the No. 6 overall pick in the 2009 draft, who played ...

Cowboys beat turnover-prone Bengals

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
The Dallas Cowboys forced four turnovers, got three field goals from David Buehler and an interception return for a touchdown by Brandon Sharpe for a 16-7 victory over Cincinnati in the Hall of Fame game Sunday night.

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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