Watkins caught 11 of 15 targets for 136 yards during Sunday's 22-17 win over the Jets. Often lined up against Darrelle Revis, Watkins had his way with the Jets' cornerback, who was beaten early and often, though Watkins was unable to score a touchdown. The second-year wideout passed the 1,000-yard mark during the game, and he finishes the season with 60 catches on 96 targets for 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns in 13 games. He'll head into next season as the unquestioned top wideout on the depth chart, though the Bills could certainly work on getting him some help on the outside.
Sunday's weather forecast for Watkins and the Bills calls for potential snow and winds around 20 mph. Darrelle Revis is also in the forecast for Watkins, so the variables in play aren't exactly working in his favor in the finale. That said, he's gone for over 80 yards in five straight games and has six touchdowns over that span. It'd be tough to sit him, and if the Bills get behind against a formidable Jets team they could be forced to chuck it around anyway, where Watkins is pretty much the only healthy receiving threat left.
Watkins caught 5-of-6 targets for 84 yards in Sunday's 16-6 triumph over the Cowboys. Watkins accounted for nearly half of quarterback Tyrod Taylor's 179 passing yards while topping 80 receiving yards for the fifth straight game, but saw his four-game touchdown streak come to a halt. Still, the 22-year-old is clearly Buffalo's top dog at the wide receiver position heading into a Week 17 clash with a Jets team vying for a playoff spot. Expect Watkins to be very motivated as the Bills attempt to play spoiler against a division rival that held him to just 39 yards in their Week 10 meeting.
Watkins reeled in five of 10 targets for 111 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's loss to Washington. Watkins got vertical for touchdowns of 48 and 20 yards in the second half, both plays on simple go routes during which he beat his man. Earlier in the season, Watkins complained about his role in Buffalo's offense, but both he and fantasy owners should be satisfied now. The second-year receiver has scored a touchdown in each of his last four games, six total, and has topped 100 yards in three of those contests. Watkins has matchups against the Cowboys and Jets to end the season, teams that rank 17th and 21st, respectively, against the pass this season.
Watkins turned his team-high 12 targets into five receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown Sunday in Philadelphia, while also adding a one-yard carry. Watkins has been on fire lately, with 348 receiving yards and four touchdowns in the last three weeks. Expect quarterback Tyrod Taylor to keep force-feeding the talented second-year receiver out of Clemson, as Watkins has been running by defensive backs at will since recovering from an ankle injury.
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