Bills WR Johnson takes blame for dropped pass
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Steve Johnson is willing to accept the blame
a day after the Buffalo Bills receiver's hands failed to back up his
A week after claiming the New England Patriots had no one capable of
defending him, Johnson dropped the ball in a season-opening 23-21 loss
The ever-colorful player is taking the heat after EJ Manuel's pass
glanced off his hands to end a drive at midfield midway through the
fourth quarter. The Patriots rallied to win on Stephen Gostkowski's
35-yard field goal with 5 seconds left.
Johnson took the loss personally, while adding he deserves blame.
There was plenty to go around for a team that squandered numerous
opportunities in losing to New England for the 19th time in 20 meetings.