Sammy Watkins, WR, Bills: Fantasy Football Outlook

 
 
 
 
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Sammy Watkins, WR, Bills

Position/Rank ADP NFL Team Status Experience Age Height Weight
WR - #24 30.30 BUF Probable 1 year 21 6' 1 211

There is no 2015 profile for this player yet. Here is his 2014 profile:

2014 Outlook: Quality Backup

Can Watkins be an immediate difference-maker for this offense? If he lives up to some early comparisons, yes. Prior to the draft, NFL Films' Greg Cosell said he considered Watkins the best wide receiver prospect to enter the league since A.J. Green and Julio Jones in 2011. Both of those players gained more than 1,000 total yards and put up WR2-worthy fantasy totals as rookies. Buffalo didn't trade up to draft Watkins and then trade Stevie Johnson just to let Watkins sit and learn. He will be thrown into the fire and looked at as the team's No. 1 wideout from the get-go. His level of first-year success is largely tied to Manuel's own improvement, but he should see enough targets to make 1,000 yards a distinct possibility. It should also go without saying that he is one of the top picks in dynasty drafts.

Editor's note: If there was one thing Manuel could do in college, it was throw screen passes. This limitation might actually work in his favor with Watkins due to the receiver's uncanny skills after the catch. Lots of potential here; it just may take a season to full ripen.

Last updated on Jul-06-2014 by Rusty Reeves

FFToolbox NFL News & Rumors

5/19 - Bills OC Greg Roman insists E.J. Manuel's roster spot is secure
5/13 - Bills QB E.J. Manuel raves about offense
4/29 - Bills HC Rex Ryan says WR Marquise Goodwin 'is not one to sleep on'
4/24 - Bills WR Percy Harvin expects to be more than just a slot receiver in Buffalo

2014 Mock Draft Results

Month Position Franchise/Comments
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 21
7/21/2014
6.10 ZachLawOnline 
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
8.02 Dr. Roto - The other newest member of the Roto family: Sammy Watkins Roto!
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