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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 banking on youth at safety

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Bengals have bolstered their CB ranks but lack proven talent at safety other than Reggie Nelson.

Ex-NFL LB Webster sentenced to 12 years in prison

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Ex-NFL LB Nate Webster was convicted of four counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Bengals sign first-round OG Zeitler

Posted May 25, 2012 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
The Bengals have signed the second of their two first-round picks, agreeing to terms on Friday with OG Kevin Zeitler.

Young candidates for Bengals' WR spot opposite Green

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Bengals have a host of youthful challengers for the starting WR spot opposite A.J. Green, including third-round pick Mohamed Sanu. 

AFC North players in the crosshairs

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC North team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Ravens QB Joe Flacco.

Report: Bengals LB Moch appealing suspension

Posted May 20, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Bengals OLB Dontay Moch reportedly has been suspended four games for using a banned substance.

Bengals sign first-round CB Kirkpatrick

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Bengals announced Friday the signing of first-round CB Dre Kirkpatrick.

Bengals are deep, talented in middle

Posted May 12, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The addition of rookie DTs Devon Still and Brandon Thompson bolsters the Bengals' strength up the middle.

Bengals sign fifth-round S Iloka

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Bengals and Boise State S George Iloka have agreed to terms on a contract, a source tells PFW.

OG Bell decides to retire

Posted May 09, 2012 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
OG Jacob Bell is retiring after eight seasons in the NFL, one month after signing with the Bengals, saying he wants to leave on his own terms before his long-term health is affected.

Bengals sign two off waivers

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Cincinnati claimed OG Chris Riley off waivers from Tampa Bay and DT Vaughan Meatoga from Washington on Tuesday.

Slider Iloka finds soft landing with Bengals

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 11:20 p.m. ET
George Iloka read the reports that rated him the third-best safety in the draft. He was humbled when he started to tumble on draft weekend.

TE Charles a solid addition for Bengals

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The selection of Georgia TE Orson Charles could pay dividends for Cincinnati, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Fantasy spin: Bengals WR Mohamed Sanu

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Cincinnati landed a complementary receiver to A.J. Green, but does he have fantasy value his first year in a West Coast offense?

Sanu to Bengals no prank second time around

Posted April 28, 2012 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
Rutgers WR Mohamed Sanu was the victim of a prank by a student pretending to be the Bengals in Round One, but Sanu got the last laugh in Round Three.

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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