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Stevie Johnson didn’t think he would be playing with the Buffalo Bills after the 2011 season.
While speaking with Yahoo! Sports, the wide receiver said he believed his time with the team was over after being held out of the season finale for an excessive-celebration penalty.
"At that point, I was thinking I was done with Buffalo," Johnson told Yahoo! Sports."I was like, 'They benched me? Really?'”
Johnson said he thought he could catch on with the San Francisco 49ers, his hometown team. However, the Buffalo Bills had no intentions of letting go of their star wide receiver.
“The (Bills) stepped up and paid me,” Johnson said. “And it felt so good to be wanted."
The team signed Johnson to a five-year, $36.25 million contract this past spring. While he had offseason groin surgery, Johnson was able to participate in training camp and the team’s first preseason game against the Washington Redskins.
Johnson said he is eager to prove the Buffalo...
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Every year at final cuts, there are several players who are experienced veterans who get cut, for various reasons. These guys are normally swooped up pretty quickly to play roles on other teams for less money, sometimes much less. Two of these guys for the Bills could easily be Dwan Edwards and Terrence McGee.
McGee restructured his contract earlier this offseason, signing a 2 year...
While the Buffalo Bills have only played one game – a preseason game, at that – their backup quarterbacks are already showing they won't be able to be counted upon should starter Ryan Fitzpatrick get injured.
The Bills' offense as a whole looked pretty pathetic in Thursday's 7-6 loss to the Washington Redskins, racking up only 219 yards from scrimmage and posing...
The Buffalo Bills squandered two chances at the end of the first half that proved to be the difference maker in their 7-6 loss to the Washington Redskins Thursday.
Buffalo had a golden opportunity, down 7-3, to score a touchdown as they were inside the Washington five yard line as the first half was coming to a close. The Bills couldn't find the endzone, and Rian Lindell...
The Buffalo Bills first preseason game wasn’t the best for the team offensively.
Fans know it. Coaches know it. Players know it.
And now the players are vowing to be better the next go-around.
"It's only so long where you can be the old Bills getting beat around this conference," wide receiver Stevie Johnson told the Associated Press. "Preseason game...
According to TMZ.com via BlackSportsOnline.com, Buffalo Bills quarterback Vince Young is being sued by Pro Player Funding, since he owes them $1.69 million after taking out a lockout loan last season.
“Vince Young is in trouble … the struggling NFL star is on the hook for $1.69 million … after failing to pay back a high risk, high interest “lockout loan” that he...
Jim from The Office couldn’t help but talk about the Bills preseason loss to Washington the next day at work.
Queen City Sports is starting a new weekly column called the Buffalo Water Cooler. It will consist of the largest topics of each week in Buffalo sports and feature the opinions of multiple QCS writers. This is the 1st edition to be published.
This week’s water cooler...
The first week of the NFL preseason officially got underway last night and the NFL's replacement referees didn't exactly have the greatest of calls.
During the Buffalo Bills/Washington Redskins game, a punt by Bills punter Brian Moorman was called down at the 4-yard line but was called touchback on the field.
Below is video of the incident:
(Courtesy of Ride The Pine)