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San Francisco 49ers OTA Notebook: Josh Johnson Excelling, Vernon Davis Still AWOL and Brandon Lloyd is ‘On His Way’

It’s still early, but Josh Johnson is already starting to build a compelling case to win a spot on the San Francisco 49ers 53-man roster. On Tuesday during the  OTAs, the former Oakland Tech standout threw a couple of touchdown passes during a red zone drill and then he caught one, as well. The quarterback was filling in at wide receiver because the 49ers only had four players...
Via BaySportsNet
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Q&A With Stevie Johnson

Stevie Johnson couldn’t wait to get stated with his new team. The San Francisco 49ers traded for the 27-year-old receiver on May 9, and he showed up at the team’s Santa Clara practice facility the next day after driving down from his home in Elk Grove near Sacramento. Here are some highlights from Johnson’s recent conversation with reporters at Levi’s Stadium. Note: Questions...
Via BaySportsNet
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Johnson signs one-year contract with 49ers

Josh Johnson wasn't out of work for long. The veteran quarterback signed a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, two days after being released by the Cincinnati Bengals. Johnson and Niners coach Jim Harbaugh have legitimate history. Johnson had a previous stint in San Francisco before being released during final roster cuts during the 2012 preseason.
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The San Francisco 49ers Sign QB Josh Johnson

The San Francisco 49ers have signed quarterback Josh Johnson. Johnson had played previously for the 49ers in 2012 and also was with Jim Harbaugh at the University of San Diego. He knows the system and should come in to compete for backup duties. His skill set is already similar to Colin Kaepernick, that should give him a leg up on Blaine Gabbert.  Johnson was most recently with...
Via FF Locker Room
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers bring back QB Josh Johnson

The San Francisco 49ers have re-signed quarterback Josh Johnson after he was recently cut by the Bengals. Josh Johnson, who was cut by the Bengals earlier this week, is now with the 49ers, who have five quarterbacks on the roster. The team released defensive tackle Christian Tupou to make room for Johnson. Johnson, 27, played for Jim Harbaugh at the University of San Diego...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent QB Josh Johnson signs with 49ers

getty images Josh Johnson did not spend long on the street. The Cincinnati Bengals cut Johnson on Tuesday but he has now signed on with the San Francisco 49ers. Positioned as No. 2 on the depth chart behind Andy Dalton, Johnson never attempted a pass last season. If the 49ers are fortunate that statistic will remain the same for the 2014 season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected...
Via Tireball.com
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals Release QB Josh Johnson

  The Cincinnati Bengals announced the release of QB Josh Johnson on Monday. NEWS: #Bengals release QB Josh Johnson and sign 10 undrafted college free agents — Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) May 12, 2014 Johnson, 27, lasted a little over a year with the Bengals after playing for the Browns, 49ers and Buccaneers since entering the NFL back in 2009. It became quite clear that one...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals sign backup QB Johnson

The Bengals have signed a quarterback, giving former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Josh 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. Johnson knows Bengals...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Johnson Agrees To Terms With The Bengals

Jenna Laine of the Sports Xchange reports that the Bengals have reached an agreement with free agent QB Josh Johnson. Laine adds that Johnson will receive a two-year deal from Cincinnati. Johnson, 26, worked out for the Bengals on Thursday and with the Ryan Fitzpatrick signing with the Titans, it makes sense to see them move quickly to get a backup quarterback in place, even if...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers sign QB Johnson

The San Francisco 49ers have reached an agreement with free agent quarterback Josh Johnson.The San Francisco Chronicle, citing a league source, reported the deal was for two years.The 25-year-old Johnson has spent the past three seasons with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, seeing extensive action in only one game last season.A fifth-round draft pick out of San Diego in 2008, Johnson saw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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