2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Sammy Watkins
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Sammy Watkins to let fantasy football owners know what to expect from the Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver during the 2019 NFL season.
There is a whole cloud of uncertainty surrounding Tyreek Hill with the Kansas City Chiefs, and any absence of Hill would push Watkins into the fantasy spotlight. Watkins would operate as the top dog in an aerial assault led by Patrick Mahomes and have the best chance to put up the most dynamite statistical season of his entire career. However, his draft price is getting pushed up and the same concerns the fantasy community has had in recent years still remain. At time of writing, he’s the 26th wide receiver off the board, but he’s going to cost you a fifth or sixth round pick to get. There is plenty of potential and he could certainly reward fantasy owners who take the gamble, but it’s an incredibly large risk, to say the least.
If Hill somehow comes out of all the allegations unscathed, Watkins is the number two guy and will operate as the team’s second receiver. Sure, still very profitable, but nowhere near his current price. We can all agree at that point, his draft price...