Skip to comments.(Buffalo Receiver) Steve Johnson blames God for his overtime drop
Posted on 11/28/2010 5:42:43 PM PST by Wolfie
Steve Johnson blames God for his overtime drop
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson dropped an easy, game-winning touchdown pass against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. If you haven't seen the clip, we embedded it earlier on Shutdown Corner.
After the game, Johnson placed the blame for the flub not on himself nor the pass nor the lights nor the defender nor the pressure of the situation. Nope; he blamed it on the big guy upstairs:
Players always thank God after a victory, so it's sort of refreshing to see one blame Him after a loss.
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After his antics last week and now this, he should be fined for stupidity
I knew blaming Bush was getting old,but THIS is ridiculous!
Finally, an athlete proves George Carlin wrong.
“Cant we silence these Christian athletes who thank Jesus whenever they win and never mention his name when they lose? You never hear them say, Jesus made me drop the ball or, The Lord tripped me up behind the line of scrimmage.”
Well, they do now.
Let the guy keep yappin.
If he was a Democrat, he would have blamed Bush.
Too busy plannin’ his end zone celebratory dance to catch the ball.
Sounds like he’s contracted Randy Moss disease.
At lease he did not blame GW Bush.
Lol, reminds me of Boethius dressing down by philosophy when he complained about fortune. Fortune is fickle, he was reminded, so praise her or hate her equally regardless of what happens.
The problem he had was not praising God even though he failed. Sometimes it isn’t a lesson, it’s physics, and I praise God for the laws of physics.
I praise You 24/7? So now Stevie lies, also.
I would guess this isn’t going to help Buffalo ever win their division...
Yep, God is a Pittsburgh Steeler fan.
It's a shame George didn't live to witness this day.
Heck, Johnson didn’t just drop a game winner, he dropped the ball FIVE TIMES during the game.
Einstein said “God doesn’t play dice”, maybe he doesn’t play football either
God must really hate T.O., then.
I thought the Steelers were the chosen team, back in the Steel curtain days and when Terry Bradshaw was making thousands of dollars for winning Super Bowls.
After last week's 14 penalties called on the Steelers, this week's 10+ - many at crucial times... It is obvious the league has it in for the Steelers, and Harrison in particular.
Case in point, un-necessary roughness call on Harrison today for leading with his helmet. He didn't, he purposely raised his head to take the blow on his chest and shoulder pads, rather than lowering his head and spearing the guy. Still drew a flag, and will probably draw a fine. Another un-necessary roughness was called on a Steeler who ran out of bounds into the Bills' bench. He happened to run into a guy that (probably on purpose) didn't get out of his way.
Or how about the pass interference call on the Steelers' D - even though the QB had thrown the ball away, it landed in the Bills' bench. Talk about un-catchable...
Or how about the holding calls if the Steeler O-line dared impede the Bills D in any way? Let a Bill trip on his way to Ben, and it was apparently assumed it was a hold, push them back 10.
Meanwhile, the Bills receivers can stiff-arm by grabbing the facemask of the Steeler - no call. Their D-backs can play the receiver, never turn around for the ball, shove the Steeler receiver to the ground - no call. The Bills could slap heads and hit heads hard enough to knock Steelers' helments off - no call.
A buddy said the refs calls do get reviewed by the NFL. I hope this crew's performance gets reviewed, ASAP. Based on what I saw them call and not call I would suspend them for several games and knock them out of consideration for any post-season officiating. Meanwhile, I don't know what the Steelers can do about having to play against 12 or 13 people at a time. The refs in the last two games may as well have put on team jersey's. There is an obvious bias against the Steelers. The league had better address this and end it ASAP or they risk losing fans. No-one likes to see an un-fair game. I hate bad calls on any team, and I hate it when the refs inject themselves too much into a game, basically deciding the game. You hear me NFL? I'm a fan, I follow several teams not just the Steelers, but you will lose me and others if you don't clean up your act and let them play a fair game.
We had the game in the bag top Jesus made me drop the ball.
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
Stevie is not going to get very far with his attitude.
He needs to realize that God does not “owe” him anything.
Excellent post. My wife and I watched the Steelers game and I completely agree with you, the Steelers are getting a raw deal from the refs. Last week and now today, its blatantly obvious that a decision has been made to make it as difficult as possible for the Steelers. It’s shameful and harmful to the sport.
Stiller fan ping.
Guess Jesus won’t drop kick him through the goal posts of life.
The player had 5 drops today. Maybe he should thank Obama for unemployment benefits.
What a baby, someone change his diapers and give him a pacifier.
You wish, they are the second luckiest team in the league, behind the Jets!
LOL! What are the Bengals now, 2-9?
Wasn’t he the guy who attended Obama’s School of Leadership last week?
“If he was a Democrat, he would have blamed Bush.”
Well that’s good then. I mean, he may be an ungrateful sinner, but at LEAST he’s not a stinking dem!
OK, I was going to say something snarky about the Bills, but out of respect for Jack Kemp, I won’t!
For the first 9 games of the season, the Steelers averaged 5 penalties for 42 yards per game.
For the last two games, those numbers have jumped to an average of 12 penalties and 135 yards per game.
The numbers don't lie. There has been a decision made in the NFL, maybe just among the officials, maybe coming down from the top: hammer the Steelers, make them a poster child for a "kinder gentler" NFL or some such BS.
One thing I know for sure is that Dez Bryant of the Cowboys would have done whatever it took to catch and control that ball. That’s the differnece between Bryant and Johnson. That, and Bryant is a rookie. A dam#@d good rookie.
more like, just drop kick!
Stevie Johnson is going to be fine.
Did anyone bother to notice how his Tweet ended?
In the beginning he expresses anger at God, which he is redirecting from anger at himself for dropping the pass.
Next, he searches for the lesson he’s supposed to learn from this experience.
Finally he tweets, “THX THO...”
At the end of 140 characters, he realizes that he is thankful to God for the lesson, even if he doesn’t yet know what it is.
Stevie’s going to do just fine, and I won’t expect him to get fined much by the NFL the rest of his career either.
Of course, what do I know, I’m a recovering Steeler addict.
Ran across a good article about this....