• Sammy Watkins (WR) #14

    Sammy Watkins
    ADP:Round: 7, Pick: 1
    Team:Kansas City
    Ht / Wt:6'1" / 211 lb.
    College:Clemson
    Age:23
    Born:June 14, 1993
    Drafted:2014 / Rd. 1 (4)
    Draft Team:BUF

    Injury Status - Week 17

    Not on injury report

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    News

    Rams Would Like To Re-Sign Sammy Watkins

    Thursday, January 25, 10:54 AM

    Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead said the team would like to re-sign impending free-agent wide receiver Sammy Watkins this offseason. If a long-term deal cannot be reached, placing the franchise or transition tag on Watkins is an option. "A goal of ours is to keep that (wide receiver) group together because a lot of our weapons are 25 and under," Snead said. After being traded over from the Bills, Watkins had just 39 catches for 593 yards but scored eight touchdowns in his first season with the Rams. The 24-year-old took advantage of Robert Woods missing several games and was more productive in the red zone during that time, but overall he was a disappointment, and he disappeared from games for long stretches. If he's back in 2018, Watkins will be the No. 3 wideout behind Woods and Cooper Kupp.

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    Average Draft Position (ADP) Value

    June 20, 2018

    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 7.01, which indicates that his fantasy outlook is to be the 1st pick of the 7th round, and 72nd selection overall.

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

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    2016 Season Stats

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

    Recent drafts with Sammy Watkins:

    Draft #DateFormatWatkins's Draft Pick
    4879562 6/20/2018 Standard 69th
    4879561 6/20/2018 Standard 81st
    4879547 6/20/2018 Standard 79th
    4879546 6/20/2018 Standard 71st
    4879530 6/20/2018 Standard 66th
    4879514 6/20/2018 Standard 74th
    4879483 6/20/2018 Standard 71st
    4879482 6/20/2018 Standard 67th
    4879467 6/20/2018 Standard 74th
    4879452 6/20/2018 Standard 77th

    Players drafted after Sammy Watkins:

    Michael Crabtree WR BAL 7.01
    Kyle Rudolph TE MIN 7.02
    Kirk Cousins QB MIN 7.03
    Aaron Jones RB GB 7.05
    Kerryon Johnson RB DET 7.05
    Delanie Walker TE TEN 7.06
    Devin Funchess WR CAR 7.07
    Corey Davis WR TEN 7.08
    Trey Burton TE CHI 7.09
    Jimmy Garoppolo QB SF 7.10
    Julian Edelman WR NE 7.11
    Rex Burkhead RB NE 7.12
    Jordan Reed TE WAS 8.01
    Randall Cobb WR GB 8.02
    Tarik Cohen RB CHI 8.02
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    Sammy Watkins Biography

    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.

    College

    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.

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