Former Kentucky Wildcat and current Houston Texan, Lonnie Johnson, has been sidelined for today’s practice after hitting too hard on Monday.
Lonnie Johnson not on the practice field in uniform today, just attending with a helmet in hand after getting booted out of practice Monday by coach Bill O'Brien following two hits that angered Packers' players and coach Matt LaFleur
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) August 6, 2019
Monday, Johnson celebrated a hit on tight end Jace Sternberger by flexing his muscles, leading to words being exchanged. He was then pulled from the practice.
Johnson responded on Twitter:
Not trying to hurt nobody just wanna be great 🙏🏾‼️ https://t.co/tv734EE9TH
— Lonnie Johnson jr. (@Lonnie30johnson) August 5, 2019
This is football, right?