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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 hang on to beat Redskins

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton completed 19-of-27 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns Sunday to lead the Bengals to a 38-31 win over Robert Griffin III and the Redskins.

After predraft fall, Burfict rises for Bengals

Posted Sept. 22, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Undrafted rookie Vontaze Burfict is getting an opportunity at weak-side linebacker for Cincinnati. 

Benglas sign Gilberry, place Anderson on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed DE Jamaal Anderson on injured reserve Tuesday and signed DE Wallace Gilberry.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
We take a closer look at the AFC North with two games in the books.

Report: Bengals DE Anderson tears quad

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Bengals DE Jamaal Anderson suffered a torn quad in Sunday’s win over the Browns, according to PFW correspondent Joe Reedy of the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Dalton throws three TDs in Bengals' win

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton matched his career high with three touchdown passes, leading the Bengals to a 34-27 victory in their one-sided rivalry.

Key matchup: Browns running game vs. Bengals run defense

Posted Sept. 15, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Whether the Browns can establish the run will go a long way in determining whether they can be a serious threat to the Bengals. 

Bengals place LB Howard on I.R.

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed LB Thomas Howard on injured reserve Friday and signed free-agent LB Roddrick Muckelroy.

Opportunity knocks in Bengals' passing game

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
WRs Andrew Hawkins and Armon Binns are two names to watch in the Bengals' passing game.

Cowboys release TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released TE Colin Cochart, who had originally been claimed off waivers from Cincinnati.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

Injuries up front a concern for Bengals

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
A too-long list of injuries in the trenches is a major concern for the Bengals as the regular season begins.

Bengals put C Cook on I.R. recall; sign TE Quinn

Posted Sept. 04, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bengals C Kyle Cook received the “designated to return” injury label, allowing him to be placed on injured reserve with the option of being reactivated later.

Cowboys release QB McGee, sign TE Cochart

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cowboys released No. 3 QB Stephen McGee and claimed TE Colin Cochart off waivers from Cincinnati on Saturday.

Bengals QB Dalton leaves game with arm bruise

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
QB Andy Dalton could not escape the Bengals' final preseason game unscathed.

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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