Sammy Watkins Recovering From Hip Surgery


Reports have come out that Sammy Watkins is reportedly recovering from offseason hip surgery that he earlier this offseason. 

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The initial injury was suffered back on November 30th against the Cleveland Browns and which Sammy Watkins went on to deal with for the rest of the season. Watkins suffered a slight hip labral tear.

It is something that was put on the backburner for thought as Watkins went out the next weekend, against the Broncos and his best game of the season securing 7 catches for 127 yards.

Although after that game, Watkins only had 7 catches for 160 yards for the final 3 games combined.  So there was a bit of a drop off there as far as production goes, but that could have easily been blamed on the lack of quality quarterbacking that the Buffalo Bills didn’t have last year.

It was also reported by the Buffalo Bills that going out to get Percy Harvin was already in the mix to take some pressure off of Sammy Watkins and add to the option of weapons that the quarterback of the Buffalo Bills would have.  Not only did they add at receiver they also added in the backfield as well as the tight end spot.

At this point, it looks as though Watkins will miss most if not all of the voluntary mini-camps and OTAs that are scheduled over the next couple of months and too look for Watkins to be back and ready to go around training camp time.  Although pending any set backs, it might be a tad bit longer if one does occur, so keep your fingers crossed that the franchise rookie record setter is ready and raring to go come training camp time in Pittsford, NY.

Even if Sammy does miss some time during camp or preseason, with the weapons that the Buffalo Bills have at this point, the quarterback, whoever it may be, all they need to do is to protect the ball and not turn it over, make an adjustment call every once in a while and when all else fails, call a dive up the middle.

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