The Buffalo Bills have traded wide receiver Stevie Johnson to the San Francisco 49ers for a conditional fourth-round pick in 2015, which could eventually become a third-round pick.

The move comes one day after the Bills drafted wide-out Sammy Watkins from Clemson with the fourth pick in the NFL Draft.

“Stevie was a great contributor during his career with our organization,” said Bills General Manager Doug Whaley.. “Today’s decision was not an easy one to make, especially involving a player like Stevie who leaves everything he has on the field and is an emotional leader in our locker room. All of the decisions we make are done so in the best interest of our team. We wish him the best of luck in San Francisco and throughout the rest of his NFL career. We also want to thank Stevie and his family for their commitment to the Buffalo Bills and the community over the last six years.”

Buffalo will recoup the fourth-rounder they sent to Cleveland to move up from No. 9 to No. 4 (it also cost the Bills a 2015 first-rounder).

Stevie Johnson now joins a group of recievers that includes veteran playmakers Michael Crabtree and Anquan Boldin.

From 2010-12, Johnson averaged more than 1,000 receiving yards a season, but managed 597 yards in 2013 after playing in just 12 games. His best season came in 2010 when he had 82 receptions for 1,073 yards and 10 touchdowns.

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