Bills wide receiver appears to blame God for his costly dropped pass in overtime

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson dropped what would have been a game-winning 40-yard touchdown pass in overtime Sunday, and then appeared to blame God for the flub on his Twitter account.

Johnson was wide open in the end zone when a pass from Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick hit him in the hands for what would have been the score that knocked off the Pittsburg Steelers.

“I PRAISE YOU 24/7!!!!!! AND THIS HOW YOU DO ME!!!!!” Johnson wrote on his Twitter page after the game. “YOU EXPECT ME TO LEARN FROM THIS??? HOW???!!! ILL NEVER FORGET THIS!! EVER!!! THX THO...”

In the postgame news conference, it was a more subdued Johnson answering reporters’ questions.

"How would you feel?" Johnson said. "All of a sudden, when the biggest play needs to be made, you don't make it. You feel bad. I'm devastated right now."

Suddenly, the "Why So Serious?" slogan Johnson had written on his T-shirt, which he unveiled after scoring his first of three touchdowns a week earlier in 49-31 win at Cincinnati, didn't seem so playful.

"I had the game in my hands and then dropped it," Johnson said. "I'll never get over it. Ever."

Johnson’s t-shirt graffiti cost him $5,000 in the form of a fine from the NFL.

After Johnson’s drop, the Steelers marched 58 yards for the game-winning field goal.

It wasn’t the only drop on the day for Johnson. He dropped at least four of the 15 passes thrown his way, and finished with seven catches for 68 yards.

"Sure, I talked to him. He hurts," coach Chan Gailey said. "You can go from penthouse to the outhouse in a hurry. But how you handle it is key. He's a good man. He's a competitor. He'll come back."

The Associated Press Contributed to This Report

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