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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

Weeden, McCoy ruled out; Lewis to start for Browns

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Browns QB Thaddeus Lewis will make his first appearance in an NFL regular-season game on Sunday, and it will be in a starting role vs. the Steelers.

Browns sign former Bucs QB Johnson

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Browns added two quarterbacks to the roster this week, signing free agent Josh Johnson and promoting Thaddeus Lewis.

QB Josh Johnson among those cut by 49ers

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
The reuniting of Jim Harbaugh and QB Josh Johnson didn't last long in San Francisco.

Kaepernick named 49ers No. 2 QB

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters Thursday that second-year QB Colin Kaepernick will be the team’s No. 2 signalcaller.

Niners keep shaking things up under center

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
After finally signing starting QB Alex Smith to a new three-year deal, the Niners appear to have a drama developing at backup quarterback.

49ers add depth behind Smith, sign QB Johnson

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Days after reaching a contract extension with QB Alex Smith, the 49ers signed ex-Buccaneers free-agent QB Josh Johnson.

Bucs QB Freeman out; Johnson to start

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman will not play in Sunday's game against the Panthers. Josh Johnson will get the start.

Bucs promote QB Carpenter, release Diles

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:21 a.m. ET
With starting QB Josh Freeman questionable for Sunday's game vs. Carolina, the Bucs promoted QB Rudy Carpenter from their practice squad Saturday.

Eagles could make run at Asomugha

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
With Raiders CB Nnamdi Asoumugha slated to become a free agent March 4, Philadelphia is rumored as a potential landing site for the shutdown corner, according to NFC Whispers.

Sharper may return to Saints

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Even though he would be entering his 15th NFL season, we hear FS Darren Sharper would like to return to New Orleans next season, and the team may be receptive to his return, according to NFC South Whispers.

Buccaneers QB Freeman has cast removed

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman should return to practice next week and be ready to start the season opener against the Browns after having a soft cast removed from his thumb Tuesday.

Bucs re-sign QB Snead

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
To add depth to the QB position with starter Josh Freeman out for the rest of the preseason, the Bucs re-signed Jevan Snead on Tuesday.

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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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