Johnson served as the backup quarterback and holder for two seasons in Dallas and still had one year remaining on his three-year deal he signed on March 6, 2007.
He has played 17 years in the league, winning one Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and earning two Pro Bowl trips – 1999 with the Washington Redskins and 2002 with Tampa Bay.
In his two seasons with the Cowboys, Johnson played quarterback in only four games with three starts. He completed 48 of his 89 attempts for 506 yards with two touchdowns and five interceptions.
For his career, Johnson completed 2,668 of his 4,326 attempts for 29,054 yards with 166 touchdowns and 122 interceptions and an overall quarterback rating of 82.5.
He is currently 53rd on the NFL's all-time touchdown passing list with 166 for his career.
Dallas releases Brad Johnson
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