Sammy Watkins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sammy Watkins, the Rams' new weapon, is already bringing excitement

    Los Angeles Times "Fanfare does not usually accompany an NFL team’s first practice after a preseason game. That will change Monday for the Rams when new receiver Sammy Watkins works out with the team for the first time. Watkins, 24, is regarded as the deep threat that McVay and quarterback Jared Goff need to..." August 14

  • Sammy Watkins was “shocked just like everybody else”

    Pro Football Talk "It you were surprised by the news that the Bills had traded receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams, you weren’t alone. Watkins was, too. “I was shocked just like everybody else,” Watkins told reporters on Saturday. “I have to get to know everybody on the staff and the team, and let everybody earn..." August 13

  • Rams Eyeing Sammy Watkins Extension

    Pro Football Rumors "The Rams received the highest-ceiling talent in Friday’s seminal trades, and Les Snead wants Sammy Watkins to stick around in Los Angeles long-term. The sixth-year GM said he “definitely” wants to sign Watkins to an extension, telling Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, “he’s 24, so you don’t just..." August 12

  • Bills trade Sammy Watkins to the Rams

    CBS Sports "The Buffalo Bills made a couple of huge trades on Friday afternoon. In the first, they sent No. 1 wide receiver and former No. 4 overall pick in the 2014 draft Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams along with a 2018 sixth-round pick, and received cornerback E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick..." August 11

  • Ankle scare for Sammy Watkins

    Pro Football Talk "The good new is that Sammy Watkins currently isn’t having any foot problems. The Bills receiver narrowly avoided some bad news on Sunday. Watkins suffered “kind of just a lie ankle twist” while running a pass route on Sunday. He said he’ll “probably ice” the ankle and he’ll be fine. “I’ll be..." August 07

  • Sammy Watkins leaves practice after getting hurt

    Larry Brown Sports "Things continue to stay the same for Sammy Watkins. The Buffalo Bills wide receiver left the team’s practice on Sunday to be examined by a trainer after coming up hobbled following a route he ran. Watkins later returned to the field but was not participating in 11-on-11 drills." August 06

  • Sammy Watkins: 'Don't want to hear no more about the foot'

    ESPN "Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins declared his surgically repaired left foot fully healthy Thursday after he had limited action in the Bills' first practice of training camp. "My job is really to get back in shape and be out there with the guys," Watkins said. "I don't want to hear no..." July 28

  • Sammy Watkins expected to be near 100 percent health for training camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Sammy Watkins has been hampered by a foot injury for well over a year now, but the Buffalo Bills wide receiver is expected to put those woes behind him when training camp begins. According to Jay Skurski of The Buffalo News, Watkins’ rehab has been on schedule and he should be “close to 100..." July 23

  • Watkins: NFL players are underpaid, 2014 draft class will change market

    ESPN "After the first day of NBA free agency Saturday resulted in some players agreeing to contracts in excess of $100 million, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins took to Twitter on Sunday to promote NFL players getting bigger paydays. Watkins, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2014 draft, also..." July 02

  • Bills at WR: Lack of commitment to Sammy Watkins speaks volumes

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills had enough concern about the health of their top wide receiver, Sammy Watkins, to pass on the chance to pick up the fifth-year option in his rookie contract. It means that this could very well be his final season with the Bills, but it speaks even louder about where the team..." June 29

  • Sammy Watkins returns to individual drills

    Pro Football Talk "Bills coach Sean McDermott updated the status of some injured players on Thursday and the news was mostly positive. Wide receiver Sammy Watkins began doing individual drills with the team for the first time this offseason at Tuesday’s practice. Watkins had not practiced during the offseason..." June 08

  • Too early to say Watkins is headed toward being a bust

    Buffalo News "'s Cameron DaSilva is a bit premature in putting Sammy Watkins on a list of 11 recently drafted players he says are on the verge of becoming busts. DaSilva has the Bills' receiver ranked No. 2, behind Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles. "Watkins is trending toward..." June 02

  • Bills' Tyrod Taylor believes Sammy Watkins has sharper focus in 2017

    ESPN "As the Buffalo Bills wrapped up their first week of organized team activities Thursday, the team was without possibly its top two receivers this upcoming season: Sammy Watkins and rookie Zay Jones. Jones, the No. 37 pick in last month's draft, injured his knee in Tuesday's practice and is..." May 19

  • Sammy Watkins no-shows brother’s bond hearing after signing $1 million check

    NBC 2 "A million dollar check wasn't quite enough to bail out alleged Lake Boyz gang member Jari McMiller. NFL star and Fort Myers native Sammy Watkins was a no-show at his brother Jari's bail hearing Tuesday, despite signing over the million dollars. McMiller is one of 21 charged with felony..." May 10

  • Bills not exercising Sammy Watkins' 5th-year option

    247 Sports "Sammy Watkins is not guaranteed a spot on the Buffalo Bills roster beyond the 2017 season. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Bills have decided not to exercise the fifth-year option in Watkins' rookie contract." May 02

  • Bills unlikely to pick up Watkins' 5th-year option

    Sporting News "If you thought the Buffalo Bills drafted East Carolina receiver Zay Jones to just be a compliment to Sammy Watkins, think again. The Bills may not have just used their second-round pick on Jones to give the Bills a No. 2 wide receiver, Jones could be Buffalo's top target sooner than many..." April 29

  • Bills still mulling Sammy Watkins option, Mike Gillislee offer sheet

    Pro Football Talk "In addition to the draft, the Bills have a couple of decisions to make about veteran members of their team in the near future. There was a report last weekend that the Bills might not exercise their option on wide receiver Sammy Watkins‘ contract for the 2018 season and coach Sean McDermott..." April 20

  • Bills might not pick up Sammy Watkins’ fifth-year option

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The Bills have to make a decision on whether or not to pick up the 5th-year option on wide receiver Sammy Watkins’ rookie contract by May 2. A source familiar with the situation has informed me the team has yet to make that decision and will be discussing it internally over the next couple..." April 15

  • Sean McDermott says Sammy Watkins' rehab is on schedule

    Buffalo News "The Buffalo Bills' offensive success or failure in 2017 will depend largely on what Sammy Watkins is able to provide. The Buffalo Bills' No. 1 receiver played in just eight games in 2016 because of a foot injury, finishing with 28 catches for 430 yards and two touchdowns. Shortly after the..." March 02