WR Johnson gets contract extension from Bills

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson has signed a contract extension.

Johnson, 25, led the team with 76 receptions last season, as the Bills finished 6-10. He has topped 1,000 yards receiving the last two seasons, has developed a strong relationship with Buffalo quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, and is viewed upon as a key cog in the Bills' youth movement.

As per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Johnson, selected by the Bills in the seventh round in 2008 out of Kentucky, has 170 catches for 2,189 yards and 19 touchdowns in 48 NFL games.