Description: NFL Network's Albert Breer believes the 49ers could target Johnson this offseason.
Insight: Johnson played for new 49ers' head coach Jim Harbaugh at the University of San Diego, so this would not be that big a stretch. (RapidDraft.com)
1/21/2011 4:06:00 PM
Description: The 49ers could target Buccaneers backup QB Josh Johnson this offseason.
Insight: Jim Harbaugh coached Johnson at San Diego State and was very high on him when he came out for the draft in 2009. While he doesn't have much of a resume' as a player, Johnson could benefit greatly with a reunion. The 49ers could still draft a quarterback of the future, but Johnson could be a serviceable starter in the meantime.
6/4/2010 1:01:00 AM
Description: The Tampa Tribune reports Buccaneers' head coach Raheem Morris suggested Johnson will begin to see time in the Wildcat this season.
Insight: Johnson is undeniably Josh Freeman's backup and no threat to the starting job, but getting him on the field a little more often can't hurt the Tampa Bay offense. (SportsBuff.com)
6/2/2010 12:51:00 AM
Description: The St. Petersburg Times reports Johnson is "entrenched" as the Buccaneers' No. 2 quarterback, according to offensive coordinator Greg Olson.
Insight: Johnson will serve as Josh Freeman's backup, barring a major upset between now and Week 1. (SportsBuff.com)
1/7/2010 2:41:00 PM
Description: According to the Tampa Tribune, the Buccaneers are willing to trade Johnson for a draft pick.
Insight: Johnson started four games this season before rookie Josh Freeman took over the starting job. He could be Freeman's backup long-term, but will likely have to go elsewhere to get an opportunity to play a lot. (SportsBuff.com)
10/18/2009 8:00:00 PM
Description: Johnson threw for 147 yards and an interception against Carolina on Sunday.
Insight: He did gain 45 rushing yards, though. Johnson is a work in progress and shouldn't be depended upon for fantasy purposes. (sportsBuff.com)
10/16/2009 1:16:00 PM
Description: According to the St. Petersburg Times, Buccaneers' offensive coordinator Greg Olson is considering using the shotgun more.
Insight: If Olson's idea comes to fruition, it could help Johnson be more productive as he is more comfortable out of the shotgun. (SportsBuff.com)
10/15/2009 5:35:00 PM
Description: According to the St. Petersburg Times, Johnson is sharinf practice reps with rookie Josh Freeman.
Insight: Johnson has started the past two games and appears to be improving, but if things continue to go down hill for the Bucs it seems only a matter of time before Freeman gets a chance to play. (SportsBuff.com)
10/13/2009 12:17:00 PM
Description: According to the the St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Bay head coach Raheem Morris said that Johnson will remain the team's starting QB.
Insight: Johnson has looked ok in his first two NFL starts, but is not a recommended fantasy option right now. (SportsBuff.com)
10/11/2009 7:50:00 PM
Description: Johnson threw for 240 yards and two touchdowns during Sunday's loss to the Eagles.
Insight: Even though he also threw three interceptions, he really acquitted himself well here. With the running game seeming to falter a bit, Johnson might be throwing quite a bit the rest of the season. (SportsBuff.com)
10/5/2009 3:50:00 PM
Description: According to the Pewter Report, Tampa Bay head coach Raheem Morris said the team is sticking with Johnson as starting QB.
Insight: Johnson averaged just 4.8 yards per attempt in his first NFL start last week, and the Bucs' offense should continue to be fairly conservative for the foreseeable future. And that's bad news for the team's wide receivers. (SportsBuff.com)
10/1/2009 11:12:00 AM
Description: According to the St. Petersburg Times, Tampa Bay offensive coordinator Greg Olsen said he had plans to use Johnson as a receiver prior to his being named the starting QB for Week 4.
Insight: This is a testament to Johnson's athleticism. His mobility will add a missing element to the Buccaneers' offense, but that's not enough to give him a lot of fantasy value at this point. (SportsBuff.com)
9/28/2009 3:28:00 PM
Description: According to the St. Petersburg Times, Johnson will replace Byron Leftwich as the Buccaneers' starting QB for Week 4's game against Washington.
Insight: Johnson has the mobility that Leftwich lacks, but his fantasy value is very limited with a receiving corp that lacks a lot of talent. (SportsBuff.com)
4/14/2009 8:23:00 PM
Description: Johnson did not attempt a pass during his rookie season in 2008.
Insight: Now that Byron Leftwich is on the roster, Johnson will likely slide into the number three QB spot. He has no fantasy value. (SportsBUff.com)