|June 8, 2017 1:44 PM PT2:44 PM MT3:44 PM CT4:44 PM ET20:44 GMT4:44 1:44 PM MST3:44 PM EST3:44 PM CT0:44 UAE (+1)16:44 ETNaN:� - Watkins has been easing his way back to health after undergoing surgery on his left foot in January. Bills coach Sean McDermott announced that Watkins would work in a limited capacity Thursday after returning to individual drills two days ago during organized team activities.
Analysis: Watkins has been dealing with the injury bug over the last two seasons, forcing him to miss 11 games in that span. Watkins had surgery to repair a stress fracture that limited him to playing just eight games last season. He finished with 28 receptions for 430 yards and two scores in 2016. Watkins caught 65 passes for 982 yards and six touchdowns as a rookie. He set career highs of 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns in his second season when he had 60 receptions in 13 games.
|May 2, 2017 11:52 AM PT12:52 PM MT1:52 PM CT2:52 PM ET18:52 GMT2:52 11:52 AM MST1:52 PM EST1:52 PM CT22:52 UAE14:52 ETNaN:� - The Buffalo Bills declined to pick up the fifth-year option on Watkins' contract, the team announced on Tuesday. The decision means Watkins will be an unrestricted free agent following the 2017 season.
Analysis: Watkins has experienced injury issues during his first three NFL seasons and played in just eight games last season due to a foot injury. Watkins, who turns 24 next month, was the No. 2 overall selection of the 2014 NFL draft and caught 65 passes for 982 yards and six touchdowns as a rookie. He set career highs of 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns in his second season when he had 60 receptions in 13 games. Watkins caught 28 passes for 430 yards and two scores in 2016.
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