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Bills CB Taron Johnson Intercepts Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger For Pick-Six

Dec 13, 2020, 8:04 PM | Updated: 10:07 pm
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Taron Johnson #24 of the Buffalo Bills scores a touchdown on an interception intended for JuJu Smith-Schuster #19 of the Pittsburgh Steelers during the second quarter in the game at Bills Stadium on December 13, 2020 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images)
(Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Weber State and current Buffalo Bills cornerback Taron Johnson picked off Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and returned it for a touchdown.

The Bills hosted the Steelers on Sunday, December 13.

With 52 seconds remaining in the first half, Johnson broke on a Roethlisberger pass that was intended for Juju Smith-Schuster.

The former Weber State star took the interception 51-yards to the end zone for the first pick-six of his NFL career.

The pick was Johnson’s first interception of the season and the second of his three-year NFL career.

Johnson’s touchdown gave Buffalo a 9-7 lead at halftime.

At the break, he had a team-high six total tackles, four solo tackles, one pass breakup, one interception, and a touchdown.

The Steelers vs. Bills game is broadcast on KSL TV.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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