Sammy Watkins RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chiefs agree to terms with Sammy Watkins

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs are giving their young starting quarterback a big-play receiver. Sammy Watkins and the Chiefs have agreed to terms on a contract that should be signed tomorrow, according to multiple reports. The deal has been pegged at about $16 million a year for three years. That pairs Watkins..." March 13

  • Go deep? Bears in play for speedy wide receiver Sammy Watkins

    Chicago Tribune "The negotiating window leading into Wednesday’s start of free agency has opened and now the Bears will see if elite free agents are more interested in taking their money with Mitch Trubisky at quarterback. Multiple sources say the Bears have identified the Rams’ Sammy Watkins as their top..." March 13

  • Joe Mixon rallying Sammy Watkins to sign with Bengals

    Larry Brown Sports "A number of teams are expected to show interest in Sammy Watkins when free agency begins next week, but one player is already making the most enthusiastic pitch to the star wide receiver. When the Los Angeles Rams chose not to use the franchise tag on Watkins earlier in the week, Cincinnati..." March 09

  • Sammy Watkins sends cryptic tweet after report he will not be franchise tagged

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Rams are not expected to use the franchise tag on Sammy Watkins ahead of Tuesday’s deadline, and you have to wonder if the wide receiver is pleased about that. Shortly after Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reported that the Rams plan to use the franchise tag on defensive back..." March 06

  • Report: Rams expected to use franchise tag on Watkins or Joyner

    The Score "The Los Angeles Rams are expected to use the franchise tag on either wide receiver Sammy Watkins or defensive back Lamarcus Joyner by Tuesday's deadline, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The internal debate over which player to tag appears - at least on the surface - to be an..." March 05

  • NFL Rumor: ‘Good chance’ Rams WR Sammy Watkins stays in LA

    Clutch Points "The Los Angeles Rams are coming off an encouraging campaign where they broke through with their first playoff appearance in well over a decade. Next on the agenda for the front office will be several key roster decisions concerning free agency. One of which is the future of star wide receiver..." February 15

  • Rams Confident About Signing DT Aaron Donald & WR Sammy Watkins To New Deals

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rams GM Les Snead once again said that he would like to get a long-term extension in place for DT Aaron Donald at some point and they’re keeping room in the budget for him. “Every year the market changes based on last year’s (free-agent) crop signing and is there a new highest-paid player,”..." January 25

  • Rams expected to place franchise tag on Sammy Watkins

    Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Rams are coming off an incredibly surprising 2017 campaign that saw them win 11 games and earn the NFC West title. But general manager Les Snead and Co. are going to have a lot of decisions to make this offseason. Starting receiver Sammy Watkins is set to join cornerback..." January 11

  • Sammy Watkins uncertain about his future with Rams

    L.A. Daily News "Given the amount of young talent in place, the Rams should enjoy a bright 2018 season, but a few players left the Coliseum on Saturday night uncertain about whether they would return. Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson has a six-year history with the team, while receiver Sammy Watkins has been..." January 08

  • Sammy Watkins is 'frustrated' by his role in the Rams offense after five games

    CBS Sports "There is a pretty decent history of Sammy Watkins not always being thrilled with his situation in the NFL. It's hard to blame him, considering he spent most of his career with the Buffalo Bills in the height of their dysfunction, but the latest concern is with the Rams and it's not great news...." October 12

  • Sean McVay responds to Sammy Watkins’ cryptic tweets about role in offense

    Larry Brown Sports "Sammy Watkins has had an inconsistent role in a vastly improved Los Angeles Rams offense this year, and the star wide receiver could be growing a little frustrated over it. After he drew four targets and did not catch a pass in a 16-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, Watkins had an..." October 10

  • Sammy Watkins confused with role in Rams offense

    Los Angeles Times "The Rams’ acquisition of receiver Sammy Watkins in August sent shockwaves through the NFL as the Rams traded for a player expected to ignite the offense. On Monday, the day after his team lost to the Seattle Seahawks, coach Sean McVay spent part of the day counseling Watkins about his lack of..." October 10

  • Sammy Watkins admits he was ‘selfish’ to demand more targets with Bills

    Larry Brown Sports "A week after he enjoyed a breakout game with six receptions for 106 yards and two touchdowns, Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Sammy Watkins drew just two targets in a win over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 4. Unlike two years ago, he now understands that the final score is all that matters. During..." October 07