The Bills haven't even played a game in earnest yet, and Sammy Watkins is already proving to be well worth the hefty price Buffalo paid to snag the standout wide receiver with the No. 4 overall pick.
The latest evidence came during a joint practice in Pittsburgh on Thursday, when Watkins unleashed a double move in the red zone from which Steelers rookie cornerback Lew Toller is still trying to recover. Thankfully, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review beat writer Mark Kaboly was on hand to capture it on film.
Of course, this isn't the first time Watkins' athleticism has been on display, nor will it be the last. His final season at Clemson resulted in 101 catches for 1,464 yards, 12 touchdowns and one heckuva highlight reel. As a result, the Bills traded the ninth overall pick in addition to their first- and fourth-round selections in 2015 to swap spots with the Cleveland Browns and take Watkins fourth during the NFL draft this past May.
Watkins quickly wowed the Buffalo crowd with this one-handed grab at the start of training camp.
This season should be a lot more fun for second-year Bills quarterback EJ Manuel.
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