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Cincinnati Bengals


Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson - #93 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 7"/ 270 lbs.
Birthday 02/07/1987
Birthplace Plantersville, AL
College Georgia Tech
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 3rd round, 6th pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
52 0 1

Cowboys sign OG Livings

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Cowboys signed former Bengals OG Nate Livings to a five-year, $19 million deal with $6.2 million guaranteed, according to multiple reports.

Patriots land ex-Bengals DE Fanene

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots made their first outside signing of free agency, agreeing to a three-year deal with former Bengals DE Jonathan Fanene.

Bengals re-sign four players

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Bengals announced the signings of FB Chris Pressley, RB Cedric Peerman, LB Vincent Rey and DT Nick Hayden on Monday.

Georgia products thriving with Bengals

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
The Athens, Ga.-to-Cincinnati pipeline has been fruitful for the Bengals, with WR A.J. Green and DT Geno Atkins becoming Pro Bowlers.

Free-agent scouting report: Bengals RB Cedric Benson

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
RB Cedric Benson jump-started his career in Cincinnati, but could he be on the move?

Bengals PK Nugent gets franchise tag

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Bengals placed their franchise tag on PK Mike Nugent on Friday. Nugent, a seventh-year veteran, converted on 33-of-38 field-goal attempts in 2011.

WR Simpson could face jail time on drug charge

Posted March 01, 2012 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Bengals WR Jerome Simpson, a free agent this offseason, pled guilty on Thursday to a drug charge in a Kentucky courthouse.

Bengals have need, resources to bolster RB, WR ranks

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
The Bengals are in an interesting position entering free agency. They have needs at WR and RB and the money to address those needs.

Bengals hire ex-OL coach as consultant

Posted Feb. 22, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Bengals have hired former offensive line coach Jim McNally as a consultant. He will work with OL coach Paul Alexander.

Bengals LB Maualuga pleads not guilty to misdemeanor assault

Posted Feb. 18, 2012 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Bengals LB Rey Maualuga pleaded not guilty Friday on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from an incident at a downtown Cincinnati bar.

Bengals add RB Brown

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
The Bengals signed free-agent RB Aaron Brown on Friday. Brown has played in 22 games after being a sixth-round pick by the Lions in 2009.

Bengals hire Jackson as assistant coach

Posted Feb. 17, 2012 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
The Bengals hired former Raiders head coach Hue Jackson on Friday. He is slated to assist the defensive backs and special teams.

FCC urged to end sports blackout rule

Posted Feb. 13, 2012 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
Most people weighing in on a sports blackout rule are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scrap it.

Bengals announce defensive coaching changes

Posted Feb. 13, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Bengals have named Mark Carrier as their defensive backs coach and promoted Paul Guenther to linebackers coach.

Report: Bengals LB Maualuga involved in fight

Posted Feb. 10, 2012 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Bengals LB Rey Maualuga was involved in a bar fight last week, according to the manager of a Cincinnati establishment.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 01, 2013
The Cincinnati Bengals have given Johnson the franchise tag, meaning he will be paid $11.175 million this season if he doesn't reach a long-term contract with the team.||||||| Johnson had 11 1/2 sacks last season, his fourth in the NFL, and is considered a key part of a defense that ranked sixth overall.

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