The full quote from head coach Matt LaFleur on rookie Christian Watson went as follows; "“He’s a young player and I think he’s far from a finished product. That’s a credit to him because he’s still a guy who we’re going to try to find ways to get him the football. … I’m really pleased with where he is, but also know that he’s got a long way to go for him to maximize his potential.”
Though Watson's role in the offense is almost guaranteed to grow in a questionable wide receiver room, he has run fewer routes than teammates Sammy Watkins, Randall Cobb, Romeo Doubs, and Aaron Jones through two weeks. The good news is Watson is being utilized both out of the slot and out wide, but is still losing utilization behind veterans Cobb and Watkins in each alignment. The rookie is irrelevant to fantasy until further notice.