Bills Player to N. Korea: If You Hit US, Nuke the Patriots

Stevie Johnson tweets rogue state to target Foxboro, Mass.
By Ruth Brown,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 4, 2013 12:33 PM CDT

(Newser) – Buffalo Bills player Stevie Johnson would really like North Korea to "chill out with that nuke talk." But if it doesn't, the wide receiver has suggested a target for Kim Jong Un's agression: "War is nothing to be played with. I apologize North Korea........but if y'all do bomb 1st... Bomb Foxboro, Mass. Sincerely, # BillsMafia " he tweeted to his 122,000 followers yesterday. Foxboro, Mass., is the home of the New England Patriots, where the Bills haven't had a victory in 13 years, says Yahoo! Sports. Unsurprisingly, the online backlash to the joke came thick and fast. A few hours later, Johnson tweeted something akin to an apology: "i know some of yall took it too serious.. but i have Much Respect for The Pats along with Every other NFL Team. Gonna to be a Great #NFL2012." Then something not so akin to an apology: "PatsFans i lo...like yall also. ask any1 in my fam. ive said TheBoro is my fav place to play-bkuz you Pats fans are Live! BUT not for long.." (Read more stevie johnson stories.)

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