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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 starting S Crocker leaves Hall of Fame game with injury

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Bengals starting FS Chris Crocker left the field with an ankle injury during the first quarter of the Pro Football Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio on Sunday night.

Bengals hard to figure

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
With Terrell Owens added to the mix, are the Bengals destined for another division title? Or will they be bogged down by too much excess baggage? Varying opinions are offered in the following in-depth examination of one of the league ...

Bengals announce Gresham signing

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The Bengals officially announced the signing of rookie TE Jermaine Gresham, their first-round pick, on Tuesday. According to The Cincinnati Enquirer, Gresham's five-year contract is worth $15.85 million, with $9.5 million guaranteed.

NFL will not discipline Bengals RB Benson

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The NFL will not discipline Bengals RB Cedric Benson, who was arrested on June 29 on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a May 30 incident at a bar in Austin, Texas, the Bengals announced Friday via their Twitter feed ...

Will Bengals' offense be tougher to defend?

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 8:40 a.m. ET
The addition of Terrell Owens was yet another move by Cincinnati to help its passing game. Now, the question is whether these changes will lead to an offense that's more difficult to defend.

Bengals sign DE Dunlap, WR Shipley

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals, who begin training camp practices on Thursday, signed second-round pick Carlos Dunlap, a defensive end from Florida, and third-round choice Jordan Shipley, a wide receiver from Texas, on Wednesday.

Reports: Owens agrees with Bengals

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals and WR Terrell Owens have agreed on a one-year, $2 million contract, ProFootballTalk.com, ESPN and The Cincinnati Enquirer reported on Tuesday.

Bengals sign LB Muckelroy

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed LB Roddrick Muckelroy, a fourth-round pick from Texas, on Tuesday.

Bengals release C Santucci

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
The Bengals waived reserve C Dan Santucci on Thursday.

Bengals won't go quietly

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Ravens may be widely regarded as the favorite to win the AFC North, but the Bengals are poised to put up a fight as they defend their title, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Reports: Benson, Goodell meeting Thursday

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday, ProFootballTalk.com and NFL Network reported Tuesday.

Reports: Bengals, OL Stephens agree to deal

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
TThe Bengals and C Reggie Stephens, a seventh-round pick from Iowa State, have agreed on a contract, the team's official Web site and The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Tuesday.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Bengals waive OG Shirley

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Bengals waived OG Jason Shirley on Monday. Shirley was waived with a non-football injury after suffering a torn Achilles tendon in a charity basketball game in April.

Bengals sign DT Atkins

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie DT Geno Atkins, a fourth-round pick from Georgia, the club announced via its official Twitter feed on Friday.

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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