OAKLAND — Sean McVay is a quarterbacks guru who loves tight-end mismatches and now gets to game-plan with receiver Sammy Watkins. But don’t forget the Rams’ running backs. McVay should not. The Rams have Todd Gurley, who underachieved badly in 2016 but seems poised for a bounce-back season after a strong training camp. McVay, the […]
Wide receiver Sammy Watkins hasn’t been a member of the Rams long enough to have the entire offense down, but what he’s done in practice with the parts he has grasped has left him with plenty of admirers on his new team. One catch Watkins made over the middle on Wednesday left quarterback Jared Goff [more]
As Jared Goff’s mid-range pass spiraled above the middle of the field, players on both sides of the line of scrimmage — as well as those on the sideline and fans in the stands — looked up with anticipation. New Rams receiver Sammy Watkins snaked through defenders, reached above his head, snatched...
The trade that brought receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams was more than three months in the making. In an interview that will be included within Thursday’s PFT Live, Rams G.M. Les Snead explained how the team first became interested in Watkins. “I think he landed on the radar screen when the Bills’ organization didn’t [more]
IRVINE — As the Rams went through scripted, oft-repeated warm-up exercises, Sammy Watkins glanced left and right and tried to mimic his new teammates. This is going to be a process. In his first day on the field with the Rams, after Friday’s trade that brought him over from Buffalo, Watkins didn’t do much at […]
It might take Sammy Watkins a few days before he learns and becomes acclimated to the Rams’ offense — and that probably cannot come soon enough for quarterback Jared Goff. On Monday, with the newly arrived receiver mostly watching during full-team drills, defenders intercepted three of Goff’s passes,...
Buffalo is staring at a bad situation at receiver after shipping Sammy Watkins to the Rams
The Los Angeles Rams did themselves a great service last Friday afternoon by finalizing a trade which landed them wide receiver Sammy Watkins. This by all accounts will only lead to a more viable offense for the Rams. Watkins was the former number once receiver for the Buffalo Bills. Show More Summary
Sammy Watkins smiled as he walked up the Coliseum tunnel Saturday, but the Rams’ new receiver couldn’t hide the surprise he felt to be there. “Just a total shock,” Watkins said about the trade that brought him to Los Angeles from the Buffalo Bills. “But I am definitely excited and honored to be...
LOS ANGELES — Sammy Watkins couldn’t believe his fortune. In Buffalo’s preseason opener Thursday, Watkins caught passes on the first three plays of the game. “I just thought I was catching it hot,” Watkins said. “They were targeting me pretty quick. After the game, I was like, ‘Oh, I was probably out there auditioning.”’ Maybe, […]
It you were surprised by the news that the Bills had traded receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams, you weren’t alone. Watkins was, too. “I was shocked just like everybody else,” Watkins told reporters on Saturday. “I have to get to know everybody on the staff and the team, and let everybody earn my trust [more]
Robert Woods and Nickell Robey-Coleman, who both played in Buffalo for the past four seasons before signing with LA as free agents, expect Sammy Watkins to provide a major jolt of energy to the Rams' passing offense
Les Snead also talks Aaron Donald, Jared Goff, Cooper Kupp and more from Rams training camp
Rams beat writer Rich Hammond joins host Ryan Kartje to discuss the new No. 1 receiver in town, how the Rams offense changes, and what this means for wideout Tavon Austin.
Lest we forget there are 31 other teams in the NFL not called the Dallas Cowboys, the Buffalo Bills have pushed their way into the headlines Friday afternoon: the team has pulled off two trades. As reported by Yahoo’s Charles Robinson,...Show More Summary
Seven months after trudging off the field at the Coliseum on New Year’s Day to end the 2016 season, the Rams' off-season to-do list is complete with the addition of dynamic wide receiver Sammy Watkins in a blockbuster trade Friday.
The Bills made a pair of big trades on Friday when they sent wide receiver Sammy Watkins to the Rams and cornerback Ronald Darby to the Eagles. They got cornerback E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round pick from the Rams and wide receiver Jordan Matthews and a 2018 third-round pick from the Eagles, which gives [more]
A mid-summer blockbuster trade sends Sammy Watkins' Fantasy value south -- but it doesn't necessarily have to do with him.
The Buffalo Bills are a busy squad on Friday. After the Bills shipped talented wide receiver Sammy Watkins and a sixth-round draft pick to the Los Angeles Rams, they needed to fill the void they created at the wide receiver position. They have since attempted to do so by acquiring wide receiver Jordan Matthews from the Eagles. Whoa! Eagles […]
The Buffalo Bills have reportedly traded wide receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams. The trade was announced on Friday, less than 24 hours after Watkins recorded 4 receptions for 39 yards in his first preseason game of the year. Breaking: Bills trade WR Sammy Watkins to Rams pic.twitter.com/EjIpZnxEPG — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) August […]