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Bills Links, 5/13: Sammy Watkins discusses time with Buffalo

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Bills vehemently denied any interest in bringing back Watkins this offseason

In today’s edition of the Buffalo Bills daily links, we hear from former first-round pick Sammy Watkins, who discusses his injury-prone time in Buffalo, saying he was “fighting a war outside football.” Watkins also said the team expressed an interest in bringing him back this offseason, a claim that general manager Brandon Beane was quick to refute. We also analyze why fifth-round selection Jake Fromm saw his draft stock slip, dissect Buffalo’s offseason moves, and much more!


Sammy Watkins tells Bleacher Report he was ‘fighting a war outside football’ while with Bills – The Buffalo News
The ill-fated decision to trade up for wide receiver Sammy Watkins in the 2014 NFL draft haunted the Buffalo Bills in the years that followed.

Sammy Watkins discusses ‘bad energy’ from Buffalo Bills HC Sean McDermott, drinking nightly & praying to get out of Buffalo in B/R interview - newyorkupstate.com
Watkins has underachieved throughout much of his NFL career and a lot of it seems to be his own doing.

Beane: We never spoke to Sammy Watkins | WGR 550 SportsRadio
Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins told Tyler Dunne from Bleacher Report that he talked with the team about a potential return to Buffalo this offseason.

Buffalo Bills GM: 100% false that team had interest in reunion with Sammy Watkins - newyorkupstate.com
Watkins said the Bills showed some interest in a reunion this offseason.

Josh Norman: Bills would be AFC East favorite even if Tom Brady was still on Patriots - newyorkupstate.com
Norman spoke to TMZ on Wednesday, giving his first comments since signing with the Bills.

Why did Bills QB Jake Fromm drop so far in the NFL Draft? Simple: arm strength. – The Buffalo News
Fromm’s hand size and 40 time probably won’t be the key determining factors in whether he will be successful in the NFL, but arm strength could be, and it's a reason his stock fell in the Draft.

Falcons eye Dolphins, Bills for joint practices - ESPN.com
The Atlanta Falcons have talked to the Miami Dolphins and Bills about joint practices, but the decision isn't final because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs on TNF among most anticipated games - Democrat & Chronicle
The 2020 Buffalo Bills’ regular-season slate will include four games on prime time, with the home game vs. Kansas City Chiefs ranking high on the list of best prime-time games.

Bills Today | Buffalo receives this grade for its offseason moves - BuffaloBills.com
Here are three things to know about the Bills for Wednesday, May 13.

Is the AFC East the most wide open division in the league? - BuffaloBills.com
Thanks to the departure of longtime New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, there could be changes atop the division in 2020.

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