• Sammy Watkins (WR) #14

    Sammy Watkins
    Ht / Wt:6'1" / 211 lb.
    Born:June 14, 1993
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 1 (4)
    Draft Team:BUF

    2016 Season Stats

    Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Ru Att Ru Yds Ru TD
    28 430 2 0 0 0

    ADP Value & Outlook

    Last updated: February 20, 2017

    Sammy Watkins's fantasy value is measured by his average draft position (ADP) in fantasy football drafts. In recent drafts, Watkins's current ADP is 3.12, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 12th pick of the 3rd round, and 36th selection overall.

    He was drafted 346 times in the latest ADP data, with a high of 19th and a low of 49th.

    Below is his trend in average draft position:

    Data from fantasy football 12-team standard scoring average draft position data, based off of the latest fantasy football mock drafts.

    Recent drafts with Sammy Watkins:

    Draft #DateFormatWatkins's Draft Pick
    3981611 2/20/2017 Standard 40th
    3981606 2/20/2017 Standard 40th
    3981581 2/20/2017 Standard 36th
    3981577 2/20/2017 Standard 40th
    3981572 2/20/2017 Standard 43rd
    3981533 2/20/2017 Standard 39th
    3981505 2/20/2017 Standard 39th
    3981501 2/20/2017 Standard 36th
    3981498 2/20/2017 Standard 37th

    Players drafted after Sammy Watkins:

    Travis Kelce TE KC 4.01
    Doug Baldwin WR SEA 4.04
    Tevin Coleman RB ATL 4.04
    Eddie Lacy RB GB 4.05
    Alshon Jeffery WR CHI 4.07
    Andrew Luck QB IND 4.09
    Doug Martin RB TB 4.09
    Matt Ryan QB ATL 4.09
    Michael Crabtree WR OAK 4.10
    Demaryius Thomas WR DEN 4.10
    Jamaal Charles RB KC 4.11
    Jordan Reed TE WAS 5.01
    Jarvis Landry WR MIA 5.02
    Greg Olsen TE CAR 5.05
    Julian Edelman WR NE 5.05

    Injury History and Status

    Official reported injury data for Sammy Watkins.

    NFL Season NFL Week Injury Status
    2016 1 Foot Questionable
    2016 2 Ankle Questionable
    2016 3 Foot Out
    2016 4 Foot Out
    2016 5 Foot Out
    2016 6 Foot Out
    2016 7 Foot Out
    2016 8 Foot Out
    2016 9 Foot Out
    2016 10 Foot Out
    2016 11 Foot Questionable
    2016 17 Foot Questionable

    Sammy Watkins Biography

    Last updated: February 8, 2017

    Childhood and High School

    Sammy Watkins was Born June 14th, 1993 in the town of Fort Myers, Florida. While living in Fort Myers Watkins attended high school at South Fort Myers High School. An incredible athlete while there Watkins would go on to become a Letterman in basketball, track, and of course football. Watkins success on the football field was clearly visible as during his junior and senior years of playing he would become the 1st team all-state choice. His skills helped lead his high school team to play in the 3A state semifinals where the team would eventually succumb to the Miami Norland team. In 2011, Watkins would get the fantastic opportunity to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.


    Thanks to his exceptional play in high school Watkins was eventually accepted and committed to playing for Clemson University. Watkins ability to catch and score yards allowed him to catch 82 to passes and score twelve touchdowns his freshman year at Clemson. Watkins performance at Clemson was so great that he became number one in the nation for yards received each game. His final season of college Watkins made an integral choice to skip playing his senior year so that Watkins could enter the NFL draft. His choice would yield a huge payoff in the future and longevity of his career.

    NFL Draft

    Sammy Watkins pre-draft stats are rather impressive. His achieved vertical was an astonishing 34 inches. Watkins's 40 time equals an surprising 4.43 seconds. His draft stats combined with his performance in college allowed Watkins to be drafted by the Buffalo Bills. Watkins was chosen in 2014 as the 4th pick during the first round of choices. Watkins would eventually go on to sign his salary contract for a whopping four year guaranteed $19.94 million dollars. His draft into the Bills would prove a successful choice for the team and the rookie as he would combine his skills to bring home his initial touchdown in the week 7 of his first season against the dolphins.

    2015 NFL Season

    Watkins started the 2015 season off slow as he was suffering with a calf injury. Because of his injury, Watkins was only capable of playing three of the seasons first five games. Unfortunately, Watkins would only catch a total of 25 passes amongst the seven games that he would first start playing during the season. Watkins made up for his poor early performance. However, with a strong season finish having received sixty catches for an amazing 1,047 yards. Watkins would also score nine touchdowns that season. His performance ended up earning Watkins a top 100 spot at 96 for the top 100 player list in the NFL. Sammy Watkins 2015-2016 highlights can be viewed here.

    2016 NFL Season

    In 2016, Watkins would suffer another injury. Watkins would endure a broken bone that was in one of his feet. Unfortunately, Watkins would have to have a screw placed into his foot in order to remedy the problem. Watkins would eventually be let to play and would finish 8 games with a total of 430 yards, two touchdowns, and 1 fumble. While the start of the season might have been rough for Watkins, as always he managed to push through and finish strong.

    Personal Life

    While playing for Clemson Watkins was arrested for the illegal possession of cannabis. Watkins would later be caught with two controlled substances in the form of Vyvanse and Adderall His possession of the drugs would end up causing Watkins to be forced to sit out the first several games of his 2012-2013 seasons. The charges would later be removed from Clemson Watkin's record allowing him to continue playing without fear of penalization.

    For fans of Watkins who would like to read more directly from his twitter, they can visit the twitter page @sammywatkins.

    Fans can also easily pick up Clemson Watkins gear and jerseys online in order to support him during Buffalo Bills games. Clemson Watkins gear comes in the form of jerseys of a variety of different colors. Cancer awareness jerseys are also available in order to support the Bills, Watkins, and of course the amazing cause of supporting the search for a cure for cancer. Watkins is one of many proud players with such a jersey.


    Jersey From Amazon

    You can find a Sammy Watkins jersey for sale on Amazon. Color rush jerseys, youth jerseys, and women's jerseys are sometimes available if they are in stock.


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