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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:48:52 -0700
After another poor outing by San Francisco 49ers QB Blaine Gabbert, sources indicate there has been some talk about QB Josh X. Johnson being moved to the No. 2 slot behind QB Colin Kaepernick.
Fantasy Tip: While Johnson would still carry little fantasy value as the backup to Kaepernick, the real story here is how far Gabbert's value may have slid. When you can't even be a competent backup then alarm bills will ring.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:54:57 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers will determine their backup quarterback by which candidate does not turn the ball over, according to head coach Jim Harbaugh. QBs Blaine Gabbert and McLeod Bethel-Thompson threw interceptions during the second preseason game, while QB Josh X. Johnson lost a fumble.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 16:34:34 -0700
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh said the team isn't looking for backup quarterbacks outside of the organization. QBs Blaine Gabbert and Josh X. Johnson are competing for the role.
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:56:50 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers may consider keeping only two quarterbacks on their final roster in order to use the extra roster spot at another position. QBs Blaine Gabbert, Josh X. Johnson, McLeod Bethel-Thompson and Kory Faulkner will compete for the No. 2 quarterback job, but Gabbert likely has an edge since his 2014 salary is fully guaranteed.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:43:31 -0700
San Francisco 49ers QB Josh X. Johnson said prefers to stay at quarterback and is not interested in moving to wide receiver even though he received some reps at receiver during organized team activities Tuesday, June 3.
Mon, 19 May 2014 23:45:09 -0700
San Francisco 49ers QB Josh X. Johnson will not have his salary count against the cap for 2014. Because Johnson is not among the top 51 money makers on the team, his salary does not count in offseason cap space.
Wed, 14 May 2014 16:21:00 -0700
The San Francisco 49ers signed free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Bengals) to an undisclosed one-year deal Wednesday, May 14.
Mon, 12 May 2014 13:34:54 -0700
The Cincinnati Bengals have released QB Josh X. Johnson.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 17:58:28 -0800
The Seattle Seahawks worked out free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (UFL) Tuesday, Dec. 4.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue, 20 Mar 2012 19:21:27 -0700
Free-agent QB Josh X. Johnson (Buccaneers) will meet with the Washington Redskins Wednesday, March 21.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.