Sure, the Buffalo Bills went out and signed that one T.O. guy to join their receiving corps this year and they drafted a wideout in the second round last year. But the guy making some noise in training camp is none other than last year’s seventh rounder out of Kentucky, Steve Johnson. The KSR favorite started to get loose a bit last year as the season went on and injuries gave him a chance to play. Johnson, though, was thought to find himself toward the bottom of a group of Owens, James Hardy, Lee Evans, Roscoe Parrish and Josh Reed as this season got started. But, the Buffalo News writes that Johnson is working with Owens and the rest as he prepares for a season where he could be a factor.
But, there was one line I thought was especially nice to read:
What became evident as the season went along was Johnson benefited from his experience in a pro-style offense at the University of Kentucky.
Ok, sure, there are a lot of other points in the story, but that’s one that we can be very proud of. Let’s just hope that Joker can keep turning out the pros and that line above starts earning a reputation on the recruiting trail. Or, at the very least, there will be more of this in the near future: