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Why Sammy Watkins Will Emerge As A Top Wr In 2017?

By: Steve Behlman Jr. follow me on Twitter @redraftwarrior
 
What can I say about Sammy Watkins that hasn't already been said? When healthy he is one of the most dynamic wideouts on the field. Sammy Watkins is poised to have a bounce back season in 2017. Here are a couple of reasons why: 

In Watkins' rookie campaign in 2014 he had 65 catches just under 1000 yards, and 6 tds. Did I mention he did that with QB EJ Manuel who later was benched for Kyle Orton? He then followed that up with a sophomore "bump" of over 1,000 yards and 9 tds all with only playing in 12 games. Watkins broke his foot in early spring of 2016. He had to have surgery where they inserted a screw. This type of break is called a Jones Fracture. In most cases the patient is likely to re injure the foot or need a second surgery to repair any hardware that has broken down. Players like Julian Edelman , Dez Bryant and Julio Jones know this all to well. All have had a second surgery following a Jones fracture . In all cases the players have rebounded nicely. This bodes well for our #4th pick out of the 2014 draft class. 

The Bills have brought back QB Tyrod for at least one more season.
Tyrod and Sammys chemistry was a thing of beauty in 2015. We caught glimpses of that last season. If Sammy can get out on the field for the end of camp and preseason , I believe it will not take long for those two to find their groove. This is the final year of Sammy's contract. Not yet 24 years old Sammy has the opportunity to show the NFL and its fans that he's one of the best in the business. Fantasy Football Calculator has his ADP as mid 4th round. Not a bad value for a WR with his talent.
Fantasy Football ADP for Sammy Watkins