Though the two grabs for 17 yards won't help those Fantasy folks who started
Of note: Six of eight targets were considered deep passes from Manuel, a very telling sign that the
Watkins should definitely be in the conversation as a borderline No. 2/No. 3 Fantasy receiver next week at Houston (especially with so many receivers on bye). If you follow the targets then eventually you won't be disappointed with Watkins.
Watkins, who had eight receptions for 117 yards in his previous game, was locked up by the Chargers secondary all game long. He was targeted eight times but brought in just two of those passes for 19 yards in the 22-10 loss.
Watkins has had an up-and-down start to his career, but has 167 yards on 13 receptions through three games. He will look to bounce back in Week 4 against the Texans.
He is coming off a breakout performance in his second NFL game, after recording eight catches for 117 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Dolphins last Sunday.
Rookie wide receiver
Also probable are defensive tackle
Watkins was looked at by trainers during Week 2, but was listed as a full participant in practices prior to Week 3. Despite that, Watkins admits the injury is still there. "It's something that you can play with," he said. "Hopefully it stops. Whenever it stops, I'll be fine. But right now I just have to play through it."
|4||9/28/14||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|5||10/5/14||@ DET||1:00 pm|
|8||10/26/14||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
|Bye: Week 9|
|11||11/13/14||@ MIA||8:25 pm|
|14||12/7/14||@ DEN||4:05 pm|
|16||12/21/14||@ OAK||4:25 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ NE||1:00 pm|
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