James Johnson
No. 41     Free Agent
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-09-06) September 6, 1984 (age 36)
Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Kansas State
Undrafted in 2008
Debuted in 2008 for the Cincinnati Bengals
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
Carries     9
Rushing Yards     29
Touchdowns     0
Stats at

James Johnson (born September 6, 1984 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Kansas State.

Johnson has also been a member of the Minnesota Vikings.

Professional careerEdit

First stint with BengalsEdit

Johnson was promoted from the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad late in the 2008 season. He saw action in the last two games of the season, carrying the ball nine times for 29 yards. He also caught six passes for 47 yards.

He spent the 2009 season on the practice squad.

Minnesota VikingsEdit

On January 22, 2010, Johnson signed a future contract with the Minnesota Vikings after his practice squad contract expired at season's end. He was waived on June 14.[1]

Second stint with BengalsEdit

On Tuesday August 10, 2010 he was again signed by the Cincinnati Bengals in the wake of injuries to running backs Brian Leonard and Cordera Eason-(C.E. subsequently released on waivers).

Green Bay PackersEdit

On September 6, 2010, he was signed by the Green Bay Packers to their Practice Squad.[2]

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