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Draft Scout *Sammy Watkins News
04/15/17 - WR Sammy Watkins remains in limbo as the Buffalo Bills still have not decided to pick up the fifth-year option on his rookie contract. That decision will be discussed internally over the next couple of weeks before the May 2 deadline, according to WGR 550's Sal Capaccio. Watkins, 23, is under contract for another season with a salary cap hit of $6.343 million.
If the Bills pick up his option, it will cost them about $13 million against the cap in 2018. Watkins, drafted fourth overall out of Clemson in 2014, missed half of last season because of a foot injury. He underwent two surgeries on the left foot. New Bills coach Sean McDermott said recently that his star wideout has suffered "no setbacks" in his rehab from the second foot surgery in January. "Sammy looks good," McDermott said. "There's been no setbacks. We expect him to keep attacking the rehab process, as he's been doing." Watkins underwent the first procedure in April but experienced issues after playing in two games and was placed on injured reserve. He returned to play in the final six games. Watkins caught 28 passes for 430 yards and two touchdowns last season. He caught 60 or more passes in each of his two NFL seasons and established career bests of 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns in 2015.
01/20/17 - WR Sammy Watkins recently underwent surgery on his left foot, the team announced. The foot surgery is the second for Watkins. He underwent the first procedure in April but experienced issues after playing in two regular-season games and was placed on injured reserve. He returned to play in the final six games. Watkins, the fourth overall pick in the 2014 draft, caught 28 passes for 430 yards and two touchdowns last season.
01/02/17 - WR Sammy Watkins will reportedly undergo a second surgery to repair his broken foot.
01/02/17 - WR Sammy Watkins left the game in the fourth quarter with a sore hip after catching four passes for 31 yards. He will reportedly undergo surgery on a foot injury that plagued him earlier this season.
12/26/16 - WR Sammy Watkins enjoyed his first 100-yard receiving game of the season. He had 154 yards on seven catches, one of which was a 38-yard TD.