Posts Tagged ‘J.P. Losman’

Stevie Johnson: Underappreciated and Overcriticized

Friday, May 9th, 2014

Stevie Johnson’s time in Buffalo didn’t always receive favorable reviews, but he was better than he got credit for. (Photo: Kim Klement — USA Today Sports)

BBD Assistant Editor: Ryan Talbot

The Stevie Johnson era is over in Buffalo. The Bills traded Johnson to the San Francisco 49ers on Friday for a 2015 fourth-round pick that can be bumped up to a 3rd.

This article isn’t about the trade or how Buffalo’s offense will look without him in 2014. No, this is about one of the most underappreciated and overcriticized players in recent memory. The majority of fans were positive about Johnson, but there was a small yet vocal group of people who bashed Johnson whenever they could.

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They Made a Huge Mistake: Buffalo Bills’ Worst Draft Picks of the 21st Century

Sunday, May 26th, 2013

The risk of drafting Aaron Maybin with the No. 11 overall selection in the 2009 NFL Draft backfired on the Buffalo Bills.

BBD Editor: Dan Hope

The seven-year wait for “Arrested Development” fans following Fox’s cancellation of the show is finally over. A new, 15-episode continuation of the dysfunctional family sitcom was released on Netflix today.

In many ways, the Buffalo Bills fit the description of being the NFL’s version of a dysfunctional family (though the New York Jets may be a better example in the immediate present). A franchise defined by losing four consecutive Super Bowls from 1990-93, Bills fans have had a long wait of their own: 13 seasons since the Bills last made the playoffs in 1999.

In honor of the return of “Arrested Development,” we take a look at one of the primary reasons the Bills have been so dysfunctional in recent years: “huge mistakes” they have made in the NFL draft since the last time the Bills made the playoffs.

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