Here's a good New Year's resolution for Stevie Johnson: Stop acting like a fool in the end zone.
After scoring a touchdown on Sunday against the New England Patriots, the oft-flagged Buffalo Bills wide receiver earned a 15-yard penalty for raising his jersey to reveal a "Happy New Years" message scrawled on his undershirt.
For his efforts, Johnson earned a seat on the bench. Bills coach Chan Gailey, evidently peeved that his star wideout didn't learn a lesson from two previous post-touchdown celebrations, sat Johnson for Buffalo's next series.
Johnson was flagged and fined $10,000 earlier this year for mocking Plaxico Burress by pretending to shoot himself in the end zone. Last year, the wideout was penalized for a similar T-shirt incident. On that occasion, he wrote the quote "why so serious?" from Heath Ledger's Joker character, costing him $5,000.
There's no official guideline for fines on a third offense, which means Johnson could be assessed a major financial sanction by the ...