Kevin Johnson is a former first-round pick, but he clearly understands that his previous draft status doesn’t mean a thing anymore as he begins a new chapter in his star-crossed career.
The Buffalo Bills officially announced the signing of Johnson to a one-year deal Tuesday, and the cornerback knows a starting position isn’t going to be handed to him.
“I’m ready to come here and go to work,” he said via a conference call with reporters. “The defense plays fast and physical. I have to come in and earn my respect from coaches and teammates.”
Houston picked Johnson No. 16 overall in 2015 out of Wake Forest, but he never really found his groove with the Texans as injuries derailed his time there. Read More
If you are keeping track at home the #Bills have added C Mitch Morse, WRs John Brown and Cole Beasley, RB Frank Gore, TE Tyler Kroft, OT Ty Nsekhe and OL Spencer Long to this team. Those who may be grading #NFL free agency at home should all be giving the @buffalobills an A+ 🏈 pic.twitter.com/dJehJD0D6j
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#Bills set to add another offensive linemen, bringing their unofficial free agency haul to four new players (Spencer Long, Mitch Morse, Ty Nsekhe and now Jon Feliciano). #BillsMafia https://t.co/wuSonME5ZH
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