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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

Q&A with Toledo safety Barry Church

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Toledo's Barry Church talked to PFW about his prolific college career, those disappointing 40-times, funny sayings from Pittsburgh (his hometown) and a crippling fear of bees.

A look at four books on football

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk shares his thoughts on a variety of football books he recently had the chance to peruse — two from the vaults and two current tomes.

Bengals re-sign C Cook

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed C Kyle Cook, an exclusive-rights free agent, on Wednesday. He started all 16 games for Cincinnati last season.

Bengals keeping defense together

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
Undoubtedly, the signing of ex-Buccaneers WR Antonio Bryant in March was the Bengals' most significant individual move of the offseason. The Bengals' offseason moves on defense have received less attention. but they have been important.

Report: Bengals re-sign DE Rucker

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
According to a report from the Cincinnati Enquirer's Joe Reedy, the Bengals have re-signed RFA Frostee Rucker, a defensive end for the team.

Ravens' PK situation fluid once again

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Ravens' interest in Shayne Graham is a clear indication the club isn't tied to having Billy Cundiff beginning the 2010 season as its placekicker.

Bengals re-sign LB Jeanty

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed SLB Rashad Jeanty, a restricted free agent, on Thursday.

With Bryant in fold, is pass-catching TE next for Bengals?

Posted March 18, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
With Antonio Bryant in the fold, wide receiver becomes a lesser priority in the draft for the Bengals. However, tight end still looms as a position they could address early.

Bengals agree to one-year deal with S Williams

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals have agreed to a one-year deal with S Roy Williams, reports indicate.

Redskins agree to deal with Larry Johnson

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Redskins and RB Larry Johnson have come to an agreement on a three-year contract, according to various published reports.

Bengals sign WR Davis

Posted March 12, 2010 @ noon ET
The Bengals signed ex-Titans WR Chris Davis on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Bengals re-sign DT Johnson

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed DT Tank Johnson on Thursday.

Reports: Bengals agree with WR Bryant

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals, in need of a playmaking wide receiver to pair with Chad Ochocinco, have agreed with UFA Buccaneers wideout Antonio Bryant on a four-year contract, according to multiple media outlets.

Bengals re-sign TE Coats

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 1:47 p.m. ET
The Bengals re-signed TE Daniel Coats on Wednesday. Terms were not disclosed.

Smith on mend, in line for bigger role with Bengals

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Bengals have high hopes for second-year ORT Andre Smith. Head coach Marvin Lewis, speaking at the Combine, said that Smith's ability to work with the club in the offseason will help "immensely."

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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