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Sammy Watkins

23-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Buffalo Bills

2016 Receiving Stats

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12

Yds

181

TD

0

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15.1

Tar

23

2016 Receiving Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

Watkins quietly had a huge season in 12.5 games. Watkins was the NFL's most efficient receiver last year - his 10.7 YPT was first among the league's 40 90-target WR, and his 17.5 YPC was second. Watki...

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2016 ADP:  34.4

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

HT: 6' 1"   WT: 211   DOB: 6/14/1993  College: Clemson  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Sammy Watkins Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $19.935 million rookie contract with the Bills in May 2014.

December 4, 2016  –  Sammy Watkins News

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Watkins (foot) caught just three of nine targets for 38 yards in Sunday's 38-24 loss at Oakland.

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Sammy Watkins NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 18 CFB 13 82 1219 12 14.9 - - - - - - 32 231 - 0 - - - - - -
2012 19 CFB 10 57 708 3 12.4 - - - - - - 14 97 - 1 - - - - - -
2013 20 CFB 13 101 1464 12 14.5 - - - - - - 6 11 - 0 - - - - - -
2014 21 BUF 16 65 982 6 128 15.1 7.7 14 4 4 1 0 2 8 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2015 22 BUF 13 60 1047 9 96 17.5 10.9 18 7 5 2 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 23 BUF 4 12 181 0 23 15.1 7.9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sammy Watkins Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2011 18 CFB 13 16.7 23.0 19.9 6 94 - - - 2 18 - - -
2012 19 CFB 10 11.1 16.8 13.9 6 71 - - - 1 10 - - -
2013 20 CFB 13 16.9 24.7 20.8 8 113 - - - 0 1 - - -
2014 21 BUF 16 8.4 12.5 10.5 4 61 12 3 1 0 1 0 0 0
2015 22 BUF 13 12.2 16.8 14.5 5 81 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0
2016 23 BUF 4 4.5 7.5 6.0 3 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Sammy Watkins – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

156

Offensive Snaps in 2016

Sammy Watkins was on the field for 156 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Sammy Watkins was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 1027 2
2015 714 1
2016 156 0
Sammy Watkins 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Bal 42 0 4 43 0 6 10.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 NYJ 40 0 2 20 0 5 10.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Ari
4 @NE
5 @LA
6 SF
7 @Mia
8 NE
9 @Sea
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Cin
12 Jax 25 0 3 80 0 3 26.7 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Oak 49 0 3 38 0 9 12.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Pit
15 Cle
16 Mia
17 @NYJ

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Sammy Watkins  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 1"
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Weight:   211 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.43 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.34 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.95 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   32.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   34 in
WEAK
Broad Jump:   126 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   16 reps
GOOD
Buffalo Bills Team Injury Report
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Sammy Watkins: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Watkins (foot) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Raiders.

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Watkins (foot) who practiced in a limited fashion both Thursday and Friday, is expected to play Sunday against the Raiders.

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Watkins is playing with a broken bone in his left foot, according to offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, who expressed uncertainty regarding how big a role the wideout will play in upcoming games: "I don't know if he's going to play one play or 20 plays. So we'll just see how big his role is. I'd like to keep him in there the whole time, but I can't say. He's tough, he's very determined to stay on the football field, but he has a broken bone in his foot at the end of the day," The Buffalo News reports.

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Watkins (foot) is back at Friday's practice and is expected to be listed as limited.

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Coach Rex Ryan says that Watkins, who sat out Wednesday due to foot soreness, "looked good" in limited work Thursday and is expected to play Sunday in Oakland, barring a setback, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW reports.

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Watkins (foot) was spotted at Thursday's practice, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Considering Watkins battled through nagging injuries and subpar quarterback play throughout his rookie season, it was a promising professional debut. He narrowly missed being the ninth rookie to break the 1,000-yard barrier since 2000, but managed a passable 7.7 YPT (22nd among the league's 41 100-target WR) and 15.1 YPC (8th) while playing in the NFL's fifth-least efficient passing offense (6.7 YPA). At 6-1, 211, Watkins has decent size and blazing speed (4.43 official Combine time, but ran 4.33 and 4.37 unofficially) and is tough and athletic enough to make contested plays anywhere on the field. With Percy Harvin and Charles Clay in the fold along with incumbent Robert Woods, Watkins will have more competition for targets this year, and new coach Rex Ryan plans to have a more run-heavy attack behind newly acquired LeSean McCoy. Still, Watkins is the premier talent among the pass catchers in this group and, health permitting, should grow in Year 2. Watkins, who had hip surgery this offseason, isn't expected to take part in OTAs, but should be ready for the start of training camp.

2014

Taken with the fourth overall pick, Watkins should be the Bills’ top target right away now that Steve Johnson’s gone. Watkins’ prospects will hinge in large part on the development of second-year quarterback EJ Manuel who struggled through an injury-riddled rookie year. Moreover, rookie receivers rarely make significant impacts – when Keenan Allen broke 1,000 yards last year, he became only the fifth to do so this millennium. And 1,000 yards is not a particularly high bar to clear in the modern NFL – 23 receivers hit that mark in 2013. That said, few rookie receivers are their teams’ likely No. 1’s out of the gate, and few have Watkins’ combination of decent size (6-1, 205), toughness and blazing speed; Watkins’ official NFL Combine time was 4.43, but he unofficially ran a 4.33 and 4.37. The Bills brought in Mike Williams this offseason from Tampa Bay, and Robert Woods makes for a nice possession option, but both profile as complementary pieces.