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Wide receiver Stevie Johnson told Yahoo! Sports’ Michael Silver that he thought the Buffalo Bills were done with him after he was benched against the New England Patriots up in Foxboro, after his New Years-themed celebration.
“At that point, I was thinking I was done with Buffalo,” said Johnson. “I was like, ‘They benched me? Really?’ I figured I’d go back to Hunter’s Point (to play for the 49ers). But the (Bills) stepped up and paid me. And it felt so good to be wanted.”
Johnson says he’s ready to reward the Bills for believing him and re-signing him to a long-term contract.
“I want to do right by them,” Johnson said.”I want to prove I can celebrate without getting penalties. I work hard to get in the end zone. My attitude is, ‘Why can’t I have some fun when I get in there?’ But I have to do it in a way that doesn’t hurt the team.”
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Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson told ProFootballWeekly.com, that rookie T.J. Graham reminds him of himself.
“He has natural instincts when he catches a hitch or a slant. His abilities are similar to mine,” said Johnson. “He can be a big threat.”
Kevin Fishbain of PFW says that Graham opened some eyes during the Bills’ offseason work outs.
Buffalo Bills’ Stevie Johnson believed his days on the team were numbered following the 2011 season finale (Credit: AP Photo/David Duprey)
After Buffalo Bills head coach Chan Gailey pulled wide receiver Stevie Johnson out of the team’s last game of the 2011 NFL season, the star wide receiver thought he had seen his last game as a part of the Bills organization.
“At that point...
You can add Thurman Thomas to the growing list of former and current Buffalo Bills players who believe this year’s team could be pretty good.
The Hall of Fame running back, who recently spoke at a football camp in Chautauqua County, said the playoffs are a real possibility.
''I'm definitely going to say playoffs,'' Thomas told The Jamestown Post-Journal...
Going into 2012, the Buffalo Bills are a very mysterious entity.
They started out 2011 by rattling off three straight wins, including comebacks of 18 and 21 points (the latter of which broke a 7-and-a-half year losing streak against the New England Patriots), and had fans thinking playoffs for the first time since their ill-fated 1999 postseason.
They fell off a bit over the...
Strong and powerful as Mario Williams might be, the defensive end can't bend perception.
It's one thing for Williams to suggest, in deference to his new Buffalo Bills teammates, that he's simply a piece of the puzzle, certainly not a one-man show. What's impossible to overlook is what Williams' celebrated arrival three days into free agency in March did - with...
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While the Buffalo Bills have greatly improved their depth going into the 2012 season, there are a few positions where they still might not yet be safely situated. One of those positions is safety, where two veterans are backed up by a group of mostly unproven first- and second-year players. Jairus Byrd and George [...]
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At this time tomorrow, I may be coming to the realization that there will be no PSU-in-the-NFLers for the next decade, so let’s pretend all is well in the PSU-NFL world for just a few more hours.
Here’s what happened with your Penn Staters in the NFL this week:
Ollie Ogbu Traded to Eagles
If we won’t be able to watch a competitive Penn State football team playing...
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The Buffalo Bills have a solid safety tandem in Jairus Byrd and George Wilson. Last season, the two combined for over 200 tackles, and the veteran/youngster on the rise have given the Bills a nice one-two punch at the position. With a bolstered pass rush due to the signings of Mario Williams and Mark Anderson, the safeties will have a better...