James Johnson (running back)
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|Date of birth:||September 6, 1984|
|Place of birth:||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Height:||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight:||205 lb (93 kg)|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
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James Johnson (born September 6, 1984 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a former American football running back. He was signed by the Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 2008. He played college football at Kansas State.
First stint with Bengals
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.
Second stint with Bengals
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 Packers
On September 6, 2010, he was signed by the Green Bay Packers to their Practice Squad.