Sammy Watkins

Sammy Watkins

Height: 6' 1"Weight: 211 lbsAge: 24College: ClemsonDrafted: #4 (1st Rd. by Buffalo)

2017 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
11th easiest for WRs
Draft Rank (ECR) #44
Best / Worst #23 / #96
ADP #37


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Going to the Rams isn't ideal from an efficiency standpoint, but it's also not quite as bad as you think. The Rams went out and hired an offensive-minded head coach in Sean McVay, snagged the top offensive lineman in free agency to protect Jared Goff's blindside, and drafted a few wide receivers who are possession-style wide receivers. Watkins, however, is the only alpha-dog on the team and should see at least 125 targets there. Combining volume with his talent level can be dangerous, making him worth it as a low-end WR2 with upside for more.

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Sammy Watkins traded to the Rams

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Buffalo Bills have traded away Sammy Watkins and their 2018 sixth-round pick in exchange for cornerback E.J. Gaines and the Rams 2018 second-round pick.

Fantasy Impact

Whoa boy. This one is going to take some time to process. Watkins is a difference maker at one of the most important positions on the field. The former No. 4 overall pick will go to Sean McVay's offense to play with Jared Goff. It's not ideal from a fantasy perspective, because Goff doesn't quite fit Watkins' skill-set. As of right now, Watkins should be looked at as a low-end WR2 who'll be even more up and down than he would've been on the Bills.

Mike Tagliere - 5 days ago
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Sammy Watkins has been traded to the Rams. Let me be clear, this was not an article I thought I'd be writing today. Or ...
by Mike Tagliere in Fantasy5 days ago
ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftWR #21WR #11WR #4093
Dynasty WR #12WR #10WR #1722
Wide Receivers#19#15#16#19#19#26
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week31093.1
Last 3 Weeks650.37.78.5
Season to Date53.
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 17@ LAR31093.1
Week 16@ LAR15411021.4
Week 15@ SEA10041
Week 14@ LAR541611.4
Strength of Schedule
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Next Gamevs. IND22nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesWAS, SF, DAL15th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)PHI, SEA, TEN6th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--15th easiest remaining opponents