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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

Report: Bengals CB Kirkpatrick may miss camp

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 12:37 a.m. ET
Bengals first-round CB Dre Kirkpatrick suffered a leg injury and will miss most or all of training camp, according to CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora. 

Odds say AFC North looks like two-horse race

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a look at how a pair of notable Nevada sportsbooks have assessed the AFC North entering 2012.

Bengals' Gresham not lacking in potential

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
There's some sentiment inside the club that Bengals TE Jermaine Gresham could become a standout dual threat at the position.

Colts add DT Shirley

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent DT Jason Shirley, the team announced Thursday.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Ravens, Bengals, Browns and Steelers in training camp.

CB Joseph rips Bengals, praises Texans

Posted July 15, 2012 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Texans CB Johnathan Joseph, who spent his first five pro seasons with the Bengals, took an opportunity to take shots at his old team.

Bengals' roster decisions could be challenging

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
As the Bengals trim their roster late this summer, they are likely going to have some interesting, and tough, decisions. 

These rookies could surprise in 2012

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
This year's crop of rookies has a lot to live up to after 2011's class, but we look at the third-rounders and below who could surprise in Year One.

Can Bengals' running game show more playmaking punch?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
The Bengals' passing game, led by A.J. Green, could challenge defenses, but the Bengals' playmaking ability of the running game is a concern.

Jury orders 'Pacman' Jones to pay $11 million

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
Adam Jones must pay $11 million to two employees hurt when a gunman claiming he was doing Jones' bidding opened fire outside a strip club.

Bengals OLB Moch suspended four games

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Bengals LB Dontay Moch has reportedly been suspended for the first four games of 2012 for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Hall, Shipley doing well as Bengals open minicamp

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 5:17 p.m. ET
Leon Hall and Jordan Shipley appear to be faring well in their bids to return from season-ending injuries in 2011.

NFL suspends Vikings WR Simpson three games

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
The NFL officially suspended Vikings WR Jerome Simpson for three games on Monday for violating the league’s substance-abuse poiicy.

Sanu signs with Bengals

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
The Bengals signed WR Mohamed Sanu, a third-round pick from Rutgers, on Monday.

Ravens add veteran OG Williams

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Ravens have agreed with OG Bobbie Williams to a two-year deal, the team announced Friday.

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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