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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

AFC North Spin cycle: Bengals primed to rally?

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals started the second half with a huge win. Now, can they make a run? We explore in the AFC North "Spin cycle."

Sanu takes step forward for Bengals

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
In Week 10, Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu flashed the ability that made him one of the more well-regarded receivers in the 2012 draft.

Bengals snap losing skid behind four Dalton TDs

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw a career-high four touchdown passes - each to a different receiver - and the Bengals beat the Giants 31-13 on Sunday.

NFL fines Steelers, WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The NFL fined the Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury against the Bengals.

Bengals activate DT Sims of PUP list

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals activated DT Pat Sims from the physically-unable-to-perform list and waived LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Bengals-Giants game blacked out in Cincinnati

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Sunday’s Bengals-Giants game in Cincinnati will be blacked out, the Bengals confirmed Thursday.

Scout's Notebook: Bengals DT Geno Atkins

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki assesses the talent of Bengals DT Geno Atkins, who leads all NFL interior linemen in sacks.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens, Steelers separating from pack

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
At the season's midpoint, it's business as usual in the AFC North.

Manning throws three TDs, remains undefeated vs. Bengals

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame his two interceptions by throwing for three touchdowns on Sunday, leading the Broncos to a 31-23 victory over the Bengals.

Bengals make roster moves

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed rookie LB Emmanuel Lamur to the active roster and placed Dontay Moch on the reserve/non-football illness list.

Dalton facing challenges as leader, QB

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis' call for QB Andy Dalton to keep growing as a leader is one of the challenges the second-year passer faces. 

AFC North Spin cycle: Here comes Pittsburgh

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Here come the Steelers. And hey, look, the Browns won! We recap how the two AFC North teams in action fared in Week Eight. 

Burfict emerges as building block at linebacker

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Vontaze Burfict has played well enough to be a key part of the Bengals' LB plans next season. The overall LB situation remains muddled, however.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers impressive in key win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Steelers, in a much-needed strong performance, won at Cincinnati and took a step forward. The rest of the AFC North? Not so much. 

Steelers overcome injuries to beat Bengals

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw one touchdown pass, and the Steelers overcame their injury-depleted running game to beat the Bengals 24-17 on 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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