Sources: Steve Johnson facing NFL fine

Updated: November 28, 2011, 10:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The NFL will likely fine Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson for his simulated gun action that mimicked the self-inflicted wound once suffered by New York Jets receiver Plaxico Burress, league sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

The league prohibits players from making gestures with simulated weapons.

Johnson's much-criticized celebration came immediately after the Bills' top receiver scored with 2:06 left in the first half to put the Bills up 14-7.

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