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Josh X. Johnson

Cincinnati Bengals
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Bengals | Josh Johnson appears to be favorite for No. 2 QB job

Wed, 10 Jul 2013 11:26:25 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals QB Josh X. Johnson appears to have an edge over QBs John Skelton and Zac Robinson for the No. 2 quarterback job entering training camp because he is the best runner among the quarterbacks, can throw the ball deep and knows the offensive system.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Bengals.com - Geoff Hobson

Bengals | Josh Johnson has advantage

Thu, 06 Jun 2013 05:27:04 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals QB Josh X. Johnson has a slight advantage over QBs John Skelton and Zac Robinson in the backup quarterback battle because of his previous experience in the West Coast offense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer - Joe Reedy

Bengals | Josh Johnson could have chance to win No.2 QB job

Sun, 02 Jun 2013 13:42:34 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals QB Josh X. Johnson has a legitimate chance to win the No. 2 quarterback job because offensive coordinator Jay Gruden was an offensive assistant with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers when they selected Johnson. The team could also use Johnson's athletic ability with a read-option package for him.

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Bengals | Josh Johnson agrees to terms

Thu, 21 Mar 2013 18:27:22 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have agreed to terms with free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Browns). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Worked out Josh Johnson

Thu, 14 Mar 2013 08:57:05 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals worked out QB Josh X. Johnson (Browns) Thursday, Mar. 14. Johnson has ties to offensive coordinator Jay Gruden.

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49ers | Scott Tolzien in mix for backup QB duties

Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:51:23 -0800

With the departure of QB Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers backup QB Scott Tolzien will be in the mix for the No. 2 quarterback duties behind starter Colin Kaepernick. The 49ers have spoken highly of Tolzien's work ethic and intelligence. The offense would have to change if he were ever under center, as he is known as a pocket passer. The 49ers may also make a play for QB Josh X. Johnson (Browns) and may opt to use one of their 15 NFL Draft choices on a backup quarterback.

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49ers | Could show interest in Josh Johnson

Wed, 27 Feb 2013 11:19:27 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers could show interest in Cleveland Browns impending free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson this offseason because they will be looking to add a backup quarterback.

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Browns | Two signed

Wed, 26 Dec 2012 08:09:56 -0800

The Cleveland Browns signed free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Buccaneers) to the active roster. They also signed CB Jordan Mabin to the practice squad. S Usama Young (thumb) was placed on Injured Reserve.

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Bears | Work out two QBs

Tue, 11 Dec 2012 17:41:01 -0800

The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent QBs Josh X. Johnson (UFL) and Stephen McGee (Cowboys) Tuesday, Dec. 11.

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Seahawks | Josh Johnson given tryout

Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:58:28 -0800

The Seattle Seahawks worked out free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (UFL) Tuesday, Dec. 4.

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UFL | Josh Johnson signs

Mon, 17 Sep 2012 19:24:31 -0700

Free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (49ers) signed agreed to terms with Sacramento of the UFL Monday, Sept. 17.

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49ers | Finalize 53-man roster

Sat, 01 Sep 2012 10:55:22 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers released LB Ikaika Alama-Francis, LB Erik Bakhtiari, OT Derek Hall, DT Tony Jerod-Eddie, LB Cam Johnson, QB Josh X. Johnson, DT Matthew Masifilo, CB Anthony Mosley, TE Kyle Nelson, OT Al Netter, WR Chris Owusu, WR Nathan Palmer, OT Mike Person, TE Konrad Reuland, LB Kenny Rowe, WR Brett Swain, SS Michael Thomas, OT Kenny Wiggins and LB Michael Wilhoite.

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49ers | Colin Kaepernick expected to be backup QB

Sat, 18 Aug 2012 09:39:50 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick has likely established himself as the team's No. 2 quarterback, partly because QB Josh X. Johnson hasn't done much to distinguish himself.

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49ers | Josh Johnson to be No. 3 QB Saturday

Tue, 14 Aug 2012 13:25:43 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Josh X. Johnson, not QB Scott Tolzien, will serve as the No. 3 quarterback in the team's preseason game against the Houston Texans Saturday, Aug. 18. Tolzien was the third QB in the team's preseason opener. QB Colin Kaepernick has emerged as the backup to QB Alex Smith so far.

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49ers | Colin Kaepernick expected to hang onto backup job

Sat, 14 Jul 2012 20:40:05 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick is expected to enter training camp as the No. 2 quarterback behind starter QB Alex Smith. However, he'll need to hold off a charge from QB Josh X. Johnson.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNBayArea.com - Matt Maiocco

49ers | No. 2 QB job up for grabs

Sat, 16 Jun 2012 07:22:02 -0700

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said the team's backup quarterback job remains wide open. QBs Colin Kaepernick, Josh X. Johnson and Scott Tolzien all looked good during workouts, according to Harbaugh, and should have a spirited competition when training camp begins. "All three of those guys are going to play a long time in this league, in our opinion," Harbaugh said. "But the competition for No. 2 and No. 3 will be there when we get to training camp. That will unfold with the practices and the preseason games. That will be very exciting."

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49ers | No frontrunner for No. 2 QB job

Sat, 21 Apr 2012 09:38:39 -0700

San Francisco 49ers QBs Colin Kaepernick and Josh X. Johnson will be competing for the No. 2 quarterback job during training camp but neither will have the edge when the competition begins.

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49ers | Josh Johnson, Colin Kaepernick to compete for No. 2 QB job

Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:46:41 -0700

San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said QBs Josh X. Johnson and QB Colin Kaepernick will compete for the backup quarterback job during training camp.

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49ers | Josh Johnson contract update

Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:10:12 -0700

Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers QB Josh X. Johnson signed a two-year deal worth $2 million and has the chance the make as much as $1.5 million more through incentives. The deal also included a $350,000 signing bonus.

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49ers | Josh Johnson signed

Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:40:00 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers have signed free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Buccaneers) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Redskins | Josh Johnson will visit Wednesday

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 19:21:27 -0700

Free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Buccaneers) will meet with the Washington Redskins Wednesday, March 21.

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49ers | May look to sign Josh Johnson

Mon, 19 Mar 2012 11:42:59 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers may try to sign free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Buccaneers) if they are not able to re-sign free-agent QB Alex Smith.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: SI.com - Peter King

Buccaneers | Express interest in David Carr

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 21:11:05 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have expressed an interest in free-agent QB David Carr (Giants), according to Carr's agent. Other unnamed teams appear interested, too. The Buccaneers expect to lose backup QB Josh X. Johnson to free agency.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Tampa Bay Times - Stephen Holder

Broncos | Could show interest in several free-agent QBs

Sat, 04 Feb 2012 08:16:25 -0800

The Denver Broncos could show interest in Atlanta Falcons impending free-agent QB Chris Redman, Detroit Lions impending free-agent QB Shaun Hill, Miami Dolphins impending free-agent QB Chad Henne, Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent QB Vince Young, New York Giants impending free-agent QB David Carr, New York Jets impending free-agent QB Kevin O'Connell and Tampa Bay Buccaneers impending free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson this offseason.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Denver Post - Mike Klis

49ers | May show interest in Josh Johnson

Thu, 26 Jan 2012 11:13:03 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers may pursue Tampa Bay Buccaneers impending free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson this offseason because of his relationship with head coach Jim Harbaugh.

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Buccaneers | Josh Johnson injured Week 13

Mon, 05 Dec 2011 14:58:40 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh X. Johnson (shoulder) suffered a separated shoulder in Week 13 but only missed one play in order to have the shoulder put back into place.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Petersburg Times - Rick Stroud

Buccaneers | Josh Freeman inactive

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 08:43:37 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman (shoulder) will not be active for the team's Week 13 game. QB Josh X. Johnson will start at quarterback.

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Buccaneers | Josh Freeman not throwing

Thu, 01 Dec 2011 12:12:50 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman (shoulder) did not throw during the portion of practice open to the media Thursday, Dec. 1, for the second straight day. QB Josh X. Johnson will start in Week 13 against the Carolina Panthers if Freeman doesn't play.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Petersburg Times - Joe Smith

49ers | May show interest in Josh Johnson in offseason

Sat, 08 Oct 2011 11:13:50 -0700

The San Francisco 49ers are expected to show interest in Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh X. Johnson this offseason when he becomes a free agent.

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Buccaneers | Josh Johnson probable for Week 4

Sat, 01 Oct 2011 12:25:15 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh X. Johnson (ankle) fully participated in practice Saturday, Oct. 1, and is listed as probable for Week 4.

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Buccaneers | Josh Johnson nursing ankle injury

Fri, 30 Sep 2011 20:50:58 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh X. Johnson (ankle) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 30, due to an ankle ailment.

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49ers | Josh Johnson interested in joining team

Fri, 08 Jul 2011 11:50:48 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh X. Johnson indicated that he would be interest in joining the San Francisco 49ers to be reunited with former college head coach Jim Harbaugh. Johnson has one year left on his contract with the Buccaneers.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Eric Branch

Buccaneers | Would like Josh Johnson to be long-term backup

Mon, 13 Jun 2011 13:30:06 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers would like to have QB Josh X. Johnson has the long-term backup to QB Josh Freeman, but Johnson likely will look to sign with a team where he will get a chance to start.

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49ers | May show interest in Josh Johnson

Sat, 22 Jan 2011 12:52:22 -0800

The San Francisco 49ers may show interest in Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson this offseason because head coach Jim Harbaugh coached Johnson at the University of San Diego, according to Albert Breer, of NFL Network.

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Buccaneers | Could run some wildcat in 2010

Sat, 05 Jun 2010 04:36:27 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris hinted the team might run the wildcat formation featuring second-string QB Josh Johnson, according to CBSSports.com. In the package, Johnson and starting QB Josh Freeman would be on the field at the same time. "Josh Johnson can help create some mismatches," Morris said.

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Buccaneers | Josh Johnson entrenched as No. 2 QB

Tue, 01 Jun 2010 09:32:52 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Greg Olson said QB Josh Johnson is entrenched as the team's No. 2 quarterback, reports Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times.

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Buccaneers | Could use wildcat next season

Sat, 13 Mar 2010 14:42:38 -0800

Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik hinted that the Buccaneers could use the wildcat formation next season with QB Josh Johnson.

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Buccaneers | Discussing trade with St. Louis

Sun, 21 Feb 2010 16:10:22 -0800

Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports the St. Louis Rams have discussed a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to FOXSports.com. The Buccaneers would trade the No. 3 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, a third-round draft pick and QB Josh Johnson to the Rams in exchange for the No. 1 overall pick.

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Buccaneers | Freeman named starter

Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:46:50 -0700

PewterReport.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris announced Wednesday, Oct. 28, that rookie QB Josh Freeman is the team's starting quarterback. He will make the first start of his career against the Green Bay Packers in Week 9. QB Josh Johnson will be the backup, with QB Byron Leftwich serving as the third quarterback on the depth chart.

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Buccaneers | J. Johnson understood benching

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 17:52:20 -0700

Stephen Holder, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson said he understood his benching because the team was not winning and QB Josh Freeman could have made some plays.

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Buccaneers | Starting quarterback for Week 9 undecided

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 17:23:27 -0700

Carter Gaddis, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris would not commit to QB Josh Freeman as the team's starting quarterback when they return to action Week 9. Freeman replaced QB Josh Johnson during the team's Week 7 game. However, Morris did not rule out Freeman as the starter.

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Buccaneers | J. Johnson throws three picks Week 7

Sun, 25 Oct 2009 14:34:13 -0700

The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson was 9-for-26 for 156 yards with a touchdown pass and three interceptions Week 7. He was replaced in the fourth quarter by rookie QB Josh Freeman, who went 2-for-4 for 16 yards.

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Buccaneers | J. Johnson to remain QB

Mon, 12 Oct 2009 12:29:10 -0700

The St. Petersburg Times reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson will remain the team's starting quarterback, according to head coach Raheem Morris. "It's Josh's football team right now," Morris said. "We'll see Josh Johnson. QB Josh Freeman's got to take advantage of any opportunity when or if the opportunity comes." Johnson went 26-of-50 for 240 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles. He also rushed five times for 40 yards.

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Buccaneers | J. Johnson to start at quarterback in Week 5

Mon, 05 Oct 2009 11:02:08 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris said Monday, Oct. 5, he is sticking with QB Josh Johnson in Week 5. Johnson threw for 106 yards, completing 13-of-22 passes with one touchdown and one interception in Week 4. Johnson, however, appeared to be hesitant to throw the ball downfield. "We called more shots in the second half trying to be aggressive and trying to get the ball to Antonio (Bryant)," Morris said. "We have to develop our confidence at the quarterback-receiver relationship to take those shots."

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Buccaneers | J. Johnson struggles in first start

Sun, 04 Oct 2009 14:31:26 -0700

The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson was 13-for-22 for 106 yards with a touchdown pass and an interception Week 4 in his first NFL start.

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Buccaneers | J. Johnson to start Week 4

Mon, 28 Sep 2009 09:27:22 -0700

Jim Flynn, of PewterReport.com, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Johnson will start the team's Week 4 game in place of QB Byron Leftwich. Leftwich will be the team's No. 3 quarterback behind Johnson and QB Josh Freeman.

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Buccaneers | Leftwich replaced by J. Johnson Week 3

Sun, 27 Sep 2009 14:33:18 -0700

The Associated Press reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich was 7-for-16 for 22 yards with an interception during the team's Week 3 game against the New York Giants. QB Josh Johnson replaced Leftwich late in the game, and he finished 4-for-10 for 36 yards.

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Buccaneers | Freeman, Johnson to see most of the reps Friday

Mon, 31 Aug 2009 15:16:18 -0700

PewterReport.com reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman and QB Josh Johnson will receive most of the snaps during the team's final preseason game Friday, Sept. 4.

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Buccaneers | Could carry four quarterbacks

Mon, 31 Aug 2009 06:37:33 -0700

Anwar S. Richardson, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris indicated he may keep four quarterbacks on his roster, including QB Josh Johnson. "I'm going to keep the best 53 - I've said that from the beginning," Morris said. "Josh Johnson has shown a lot of savvy, a lot of the poise that you want. If Freeman's going to be the leader of your football team, you want to have a young guy like Josh around - a guy who's smart, savvy, can go into a game and get you through it, a guy that's poised, athletic, makes good decisions, a guy who doesn't need many reps to go through it, as we've seen here in these games … Is he one of my best 53? Probably."

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Buccaneers | Looking to trade a quarterback?

Wed, 26 Aug 2009 07:41:27 -0700

Jason La Canfora, of NFL.com, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been contacting other teams this week to gauge interest in their quarterbacks after putting off a decision to name a starter, according to league sources. Two league sources said the Buccaneers have been calling teams, willing to listen to offers for QB Byron Leftwich, QB Luke McCown or QB Josh Johnson, a player thought of highly internally but who likely wouldn't have great trade value.

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