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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

Mediator assigned to help in 'Pacman' Jones case

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Nevada Supreme Court wants a mediator to review a man's effort to collect damages from the NFL for his injury in a 2007  melee involving "Pacman" Jones.

Bengals sign veteran C Faine

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed C Jeff Faine on Wednesday, one day after hosting the veteran for a tryout.

With C Cook injured, Bengals host veteran Faine

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The severity of Bengals' starting C Kyle Cook's ankle injury is unclear, prompting Cincinnati to bring in former Buccaneer Jeff Faine for a visit.

Bengals CB Kirkpatrick has sore knee, may not play

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET

Bengals place five on I.R.

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Brandon Ghee, CB Shaun Prater, WR-CB Taveon Rogers, S Robert Sands and OG Travelle Wharton on injured reserve.

Dolphins OG Steinbach to retire

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Dolphins OG Eric Steinbach will announce his retirement Wednesday, head coach Joe Philbin said.

Buccaneers claim WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed former Bengals WR Jordan Shipley off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

DE Anderson looking like nice addition for Bengals

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
DE Jamaal Anderson, who has gotten a look as a starter because of injuries, looks like he will have a spot in the Bengals’ DL rotation this season. 

Bengals cut WR Shipley

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday that they have waived WR Jordan Shipley and PK Thomas Weber.

Packers sign RB Benson

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Veteran RB Cedric Benson has signed with the Packers, the team announced on Sunday.

Bengals' CB depth hurt by injuries

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Bengals have the makings of solid CB depth, but as the preseason began, injuries had taken their toll on the position.

Bengals cut DE Harvey

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced Sunday that they have terminated the contract of DE Derrick Harvey.

Bengals extend Lewis' contract through 2014

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
The Bengals have signed head coach Marvin Lewis to a contract extension through the 2014 season, the club said Tuesday.

Bengals place Kirkpatrick on non-football injury list

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed CB Dre Kirkpatrick, who suffered a leg injury before camp, on the active/non-football injury list.

Report: Bengals extend Zimmer's contract

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Bengals reportedly signed defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer to a contract extension through the 2014 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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