Acquired: Signed as a free agent on June 8, 2011.
2012: (Edmonton) Joseph dressed for 18 games (seven starts). He got his first of three consecutive starts in the Labour Day Classic. In total, he saw action in 13 games, going 153 of 254 (60.2%) for 2,187 yards and 12 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He carried the ball 40 times for 238 yards and three touchdowns. He also caught a 14-yard pass from running back Hugh Charles for a first down on Oct.13 against Saskatchewan. Joseph started the Eastern Division semifinal and went 12 of 25 for 192 yards and two touchdowns and one interception. He rushed six times for 58 yards and a touchdown.
2011: (Edmonton) Joseph dressed as the team's second string quarterback in all 18 games and was used mostly in short yardage plays. He carried the ball 26 times for 77 yards and six touchdowns. He also completed 18 of 31 passes (58.1%) for 226 yards (12.6 avg, 49 lg) and one interception. He saw significant playing time in Week 8 against B.C. Joseph also dressed for the Western Division semifinal and Western Divison final.
2010: (Edmonton) Joseph dressed for one game as a backup quarterback. He was on the 1-Game Injured List for Week 18.
Career: Joseph was originally signed by the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals as an undrafted free agent in 1996, and spent most of the season on the practice roster. He played QB for the World League's London Monarchs in 1997. He later signed with Washington in 1997 and moved to tailback during training camp. In the spring of 1998, Joseph played for the Rhein Fire as a safety and won the World Bowl Championship. He then signed with the NFL's Seattle Seahawks in the spring of 1998 where he played safety for the next four seasons. He was released by Seattle in Apr. 2002 and signed by the Ottawa Renegades in Apr. of 2003. That season, Joseph made his CFL debut on July 1 at Calgary, replacing Dan Crowley in the second half. He threw his first CFL touchdown in the fourth quarter of that game, 61 yard completion to Demetris Bendross. He became the team's No. 1 pivot after the release of Dan Crowley on July 4. That season, Joseph had a streak of 15 consecutive games with a touchdown pass which broke Ottawa’s professional football record, previously held by Russ Jackson, set during the 1966 and 1967 seasons. He became only the fifth quarterback in CFL history to throw at least one TD pass in 15 straight games. The others: Sam Etcheverry, Doug Flutie, Joe Kapp and Khari Jones. He surpassed Dan Crowley's single-season Renegades passing yard total from 2002 (2,697) and set single-season franchise records for pass completions (269), pass attempts (475), passing yards (3,666), completion percentage (56.6), touchdowns (19) and interceptions thrown (20). He was the team's nominee for CFL Most Outstanding Player. In 2005, Joseph became only the third player in league history to exceed 4,000 yards passing (4,466) and 1,000 rushing (1,006). He was selected first overall by Saskatchewan in the Ottawa Player Dispersal Draft in Apr. 2006. In 2007. He rushed for 13 touchdowns, the second most by a quarterback in a single season in CFL history. He led the Riders to a Grey Cup Championship and became the first Saskatchewan Roughrider to win the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player award since the 1976 season when Ron Lancaster won it. He was traded to Toronto in the spring of 2008 and played for the Argonauts for two seasons.
College/Personal: Joseph led his team to a 42-11 record during his four seasons as the McNeese State starting quarterback. He was named MVP of McNeese State in his senior year of 1995 and was also named to the All-Southland Conference Team and Conference Player of the Year. He received the 1995 James J. Corbett Memorial Award as outstanding amateur athlete in Louisiana. During his time at McNeese, Joseph set 15 school records and was also the reserve punter. In addition to football, he participated in track & field at McNeese in javelin. He throws with his right arm and kicks with his left foot.