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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

Several Bengals rookies could contribute early

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
Whether the Bengals' 2010 draft class has the impressive depth of the '09 class remains to be seen, but several rookies are poised to compete for regular playing time in their first season, and others may be able to contribute ...

Gresham should give Palmer shot in arm

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Rookie Jermaine Gresham finds himself in a great spot, having joined a Bengals team that sorely needed a pass-catching tight end who can get downfield.

Bengals sign OG Hudson

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed OG Otis Hudson, a fifth-round selection from Eastern Illinois, on Wednesday.

Report: Ravens sign OL Harewood, CB Harris

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Ravens rookie OL Ramon Harewood and veteran CB Walt Harris have officially signed with the club, the team's Web site reported Wednesday.

Benson may face discipline because of assault charge

Posted July 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson faces a misdemeanor assault charge in Austin, Texas, stemming from a May 30 incident at a bar, and police and Benson's attorney, David Cornwell, have different accounts of events.

Report: Bengals RB Benson arrested

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Bengals RB Cedric Benson was arrested and charged with assault with injury Tuesday in Austin, Texas, according to a report on the Web site of the Austin American-Statesman.

Ex-Bengals WR Henry had brain condition before death

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
The late Chris Henry, a Bengals wide receiver who died in December at age 26, had a chronic brain injury that may have affected his mental state and behavior, researchers said Monday.

Bengals sign WR Briscoe

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that they have signed WR Dezmon Briscoe, the team's sixth-round draft pick (191st overall).

Bengals cut WR Davis

Posted June 22, 2010 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that they have waived WR Chris Davis.

Bengals release CB Ratliff, four others

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Bengals released veteran CB Keiwan Ratliff and four other players on Friday.

Patient approach helped Bengals' Scott

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Bengals RB Bernard Scott fared well as a rookie after applying lessons learned as a runner and a kickoff returner.

Recent form of little guide in Bengals' PK search

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
Cincinnati's PK competition features a pair of veterans (Mike Nugent and Dave Rayner) with spotty recent form. However, both have shown potential earlier in their careers.

Bengals sign OL Sowells

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Tuesday that they have signed free-agent OG-OT Isaac Sowells, a fourth-year NFL veteran.

Kelly's return helps Bengals' offense

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
The Bengals now have several starter-caliber options at tight end after re-signing TE Reggie Kelly earlier in May.

Schedule must be weighed in predicting outcomes

Posted May 24, 2010 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Don’t tell me the schedule doesn’t matter in the NFL. Here’s a look at teams that will benefit the most and be hindered the most by whom they play this season.

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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