The Facts: Following up on the ongoing story. ... Johnson will with the Bengals. Agent Peter Schaffer wrote in an e-mail that Johnson’s deal would be finalized early Tuesday, a day after Johnson reportedly was in Cincinnati to meet with Bengals coaches.
Diehards Line:Bengals HC Marvin Lewis told local reporters Monday that, if his team signed Johnson, the 29-year-old rusher would be “insurance” to Cincinnati’s ailing running backs corps. Johnson will at least start his time with the Bengals as their fourth-string running back.