Sammy Watkins, WR Kansas City Chiefs

General Info

  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 211 lbs
  • DOB: 06-14-1993
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Most Recent News

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes targeting WR Tyreek Hill more

Monday, August 13, 2018, 4:09pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

The ball at Chiefs training camp has gone more to one starting wide receiver, Tyreek Hill, than the other, Sammy Watkins. In the preseason opener last week, Hill caught two passes and Watkins none, even though Watkins was in the game for nine snaps, compared to eight for Hill. But offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy said these weren’t necessarily signs that Hill would catch more passes than Watkins during the regular season. It’s more an indication, he said, that QB Patrick Mahomes and Watkins are still getting comfortable with one another.

Fantasy Impact:

OC Eric Bieniemy said Watkins is doing a good job in camp—and camp is all about finding rhythm. But for now, it looks like Mahomes is more comfortable throwing to Hill. But there are plenty of mouths to feed in the Chiefs' offense.

Scouting Report

Week 2 at Pittsburgh Steelers

Sammy Watkins actually played 11 more snaps on offense than Tyreek Hill, but his final numbers weren't great: 3-21-0. He did see five targets, which isn't bad, but he certainly didn't look like the big playmaker we've seen in the past.

Expect Watkins to make some big plays here-and-there throughout the year, but if Week 1 is any indication, he's going to mostly have a small role in this offense while Hill shines. We like Watkins as nothing more than a WR4 against the Steelers in Week 2.

2018 Strength of Schedule - KC
W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
11
@LAC
17
@PIT
20
SF
4
@DEN
1
JAX
30
@NE
7
CIN
4
DEN
8
@CLE
23
ARI
13
@LAR
BYE26
@OAK
2
BAL
11
LAC
18
@SEA
26
OAK

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2018 Game Stats
WeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCSTDPPRSnaps%
1@LAC321057.000000-2.15.151/5691.1%
2@PIT61000716.671310031.0013.119.148/5882.8%
Per game4.5060.5006.0013.440.5015.500031.007.6012.1049.50/57.0086.92%
Totals912101213.441310031.0015.224.299/11486.92%
Previous Games vs. SF
SeasonWeekOppRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPRRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPCSTDPPRSnaps%
201717SF--------------
20173@SF61062717.670000-22.628.644/6765.67%
20166SF--------------
Average6.00106.002.007.0017.670.000.000.000.000.0022.6028.6044.00/67.0065.67%