|Stevie Johnson may have a tough sell convincing free agents to come to Buffalo. (USATSI)|
College football signing day may have been in February, but that doesn't mean recruiting season is over. Just ask Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson. Johnson has spent some time this offseason trying to lure some star free agents to Buffalo.
"I've talked to a few guys, trying to get them to come to Buffalo," Johnson told the Buffalo News' Tim Graham.
Johnson talked to Goldson -- the 49ers All-Pro free safety -- as recently as Thursday.
"I just asked him, 'who would you want to go to?' Out of his lips, he was talking about Buffalo a lot," Johnson said. "I'm like, 'Man.' Hopefully we give him an offer."
If the Bills can nab one or two key players when free agency begins on March 12, Johnson thinks that could be enough to help get Buffalo over the proverbial hump.
"I feel like we're close and these fans deserve it. It's been a long time," Johnson said. "It's a cycle in this league. We were up for a long time. Then we were down. Now I feel like it's coming around. We have some pieces to make it happen."
Johnson, the team's leading receiver for the last three seasons, continues to remain optimistic about the Bills, despite the fact that in his five years with the team, Buffalo has never won more than seven games. The Bills haven't made the playoffs since 1999.
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