Friday, 25 May, 2018

Sammy Watkins, Kansas City Chiefs Reportedly Agree To Deal

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Lucia Summers | 13 March, 2018, 19:59

The wide receiver well in this year's free agent class dried up pretty quickly with Sammy Watkins now also off the board (along with Allen Robinson) after he reportedly agreed to a 3-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Drafted by Buffalo in 2014, the Bills moved up five spots to snag Watkins, giving up the No. 9 overall picks, along with their 2015 first- and fourth-round picks to the Cleveland Browns to complete the selection. He had a solid rookie season before a breakout sophomore campaign in which he caught 60 balls for 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns. He spent the first three seasons of his career in Buffalo before being traded to the Rams in in August.

According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Chiefs will ink Watkins to a three-year deal worth $16 million per year and $30 million guaranteed. Should Watkins come to town, they might be able to hold off and use that pick on someone such as linebacker Tremaine Edmunds instead.

Watkins essentially turned into a one-year rental that cost the Rams a second-round pick this year.

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He added, "It's just simply wrong for ABC to have a television program that expresses that kind of religious intolerance". In contrast, "Pence didn't back down and that sets a good standard", Showalter opined .

The Colts said they were going to be very selective in free agency, which starts Wednesday, but it seems they have been in the mix for a few of the top options in the market.

The Rams could look to the free-agent market or the draft for a Watkins replacement, given that they have nearly $40 million in salary-cap room this offseason, but there are other needs.

As for Watkins, he joins mercurial wide receiver Tyreek Hill and big-play tight end Travis Kelce on a new-looking passing attack featuring young quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

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