5 of the greatest NFL Draft steals in Buffalo Bills history

The 2024 NFL Draft is coming soon and the Bills have 11 picks. Are there some draft steals in this class? Possibly, but let's take a stroll down memory lane and look at some of the Bills' greatest draft steals.
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Stevie Johnson, wide receiver

Stevie Johnson is one of the all-time favorite Bills players among many fans, myself included. During those drought years, there wasn't much to get excited about, except Johnson. He was fun to watch and had a four-year stretch in Buffalo that ranks up there with some of the Bills greats. From 2010 through 2013, he recorded 289 receptions, 3,720 receiving yards, and 26 touchdowns, including three consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.

Johnson was drafted in the seventh round with the 224th overall selection in the 2008 NFL Draft. He would eventually leave Buffalo and spent a season with the San Francisco 49ers and a season with the San Diego Chargers. In his six years in Buffalo, he had 381 receptions, 3,832 receiving yards and 28 touchdowns. It was a short-lived career, but he left a lasting impression on Bills fans, and maybe one day, the name Stevie Johnson will hang on the Buffalo Bills Wall of Fame.