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Former Clemson wideout Sammy Watkins traded to Rams

BUFFALO, NY (WOLO) — The Buffalo Bills sent shockwaves through the NFL world Friday afternoon, announcing a trade to send former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams for cornerback E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second-round draft pick. Watkins has been dealing with a foot injury that limited the wide receiver to just eight games last year…

Bills choose to decline Sammy Watkins’ fifth-year contract option

The Buffalo Bills have chosen to decline Sammy Watkins’ fifth-year contract option for 2018, the team announced Tuesday. Buffalo was required to make the decision on Watkins before Wednesday. Had the team exercised his option, Watkins would have been scheduled to earn $13.258 million in 2018. That amount would have been guaranteed only for injury until next March, when it…

Bills Expected to Sign Former Gamecock Patrick DiMarco

The Buffalo Bills have agreed on a restructured contract with quarterback Tyrod Taylor, ending speculation that he wouldn’t be with the team this coming season. The Bills are also expected to finalize a deal on Thursday to sign fullback Patrick DiMarco, who played for the Falcons last season. Once completed, it’s expected to be for four years for $8.5 million,…

Sammy Watkins Expected to Play Sunday Against the Raiders

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (ESPN) — Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan and offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn seemed confident that receiver Sammy Watkins will play Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, but just how much he’ll play has yet to be determined. Watkins returned to practice Thursday on a limited basis after trainers held him out Wednesday because of foot soreness. “He looked…

Former Tiger Sammy Watkins doesn’t need surgery on foot

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (ESPN) — Foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson has recommended that Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins forgo surgery on his injured foot, a source confirmed to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The news was first reported by NFL.com. Watkins has been on injured reserve since Sept. 30 but the development means a late-season return is still possible….

Former Tiger Sammy Watkins says he’s ‘definitely’ playing against Jets

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills receiver Sammy Watkins said his surgically repaired left foot feels fine, and he’s ready to play against the New York Jets on Thursday night. “I’m definitely going to be out there playing,” Watkins said Monday, putting to rest concerns he experienced a setback during a13-7 season-opening loss at Baltimore. “I got it checked out,…