This is completely unrelated to the 49ers but I felt it was something I had to post and something that people might enjoy discussing a little bit. And if you're a religious individual or are offended by this for other reasons, I apologize in advance.
In overtime of today's Bills-Steelers game, wide receiver Steve Johnson dropped a potential touchdown pass in overtime. And when I say he dropped it, I mean he absolutely dropped it with no real excuse. The Bills went on to lose 19-16. After the game, Steve Johnson had this tweet (found at SPORTSbyBROOKS).
I PRAISE YOU 24/7!!!!!! AND THIS HOW YOU DO ME!!!!! YOU EXPECT ME TO LEARN FROM THIS??? HOW???!!! ILL NEVER FORGET THIS!! EVER!!! THX THO...
We always hear about professional athletes praising God for anything good happens to them. They talk about how all good things wouldn't happen if it weren't for God. I'm not going to agree or disagree with that, but this is the first time that I can remember where a professional athlete called out God for the player's mis-step.
I'm sure it's a moment of frustration for Johnson and something he'll probably tweet about later as being such a moment, but it's still a fairly unique occurrence. Are we at the threshold of athletes no longer just praising God but calling him out when things don't go their way?