Bills WR Sammy Watkins sidelined after foot surgery - [Full Article]

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Monday that Sammy Watkins suffered a broken small bone in his foot and had a screw inserted, per a source informed of the situation. The silver lining for Bills brass is that Watkins is expected to be available for training camp.

Watkins' availability for training camp figures to be an optimistic timeline for the star wideout. Doctors usually proceed with caution when it involves foot injuries, especially for a skill position like wide receiver. The pass catcher's injury shouldn't ring alarms in Buffalo, but it's not a positive start to the Bills' offseason programs.

Fantasy Impact: 

Subsequent reports state that Watkins will miss the preseason but should be ready for Week 1. This is obviously not an ideal situation, but it's reasonable that Watkins goes on to have a great year. The possibility that suffers a setback and misses games should be taken into account when drafting Watkins (or QB Tyrod Taylor).

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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