Los Angeles Rams interested in signing WR Sammy Watkins to extension

Watkins will now be playing for the Rams

Buffalo's wide receiver corps now contains rookie second-round pick Zay Jones, and two players - Matthews and Anquan Boldin - who will be playing on what amounts to one-year deals.

Some would say the writing was on the wall for Watkins when the Bills declined to exercise the fifth-year option on his contract.

It's not hard to see why the Bills might not be thrilled with him. I told you, I honestly believe he's a Hall of Famer, he still can play in this league.

When he was on the field, though, Watkins was a stud. Woods, Watkins and Austin is a more interesting mix at the receiver position than the Rams has past year, should present more opportunities for the Ram's quarterback to make big plays, and should open up the field for Gurley.

He caught 65 passes and scored six touchdowns as a rookie, and had 60 catches and nine touchdowns in 2015.

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Watkins is moving to a new offense and unproven quarterback, which might not be the ideal proving ground for a talented athlete hoping to prove his worth.

That could prove to be troublesome for Jared Goff and the offense, but even the young wideouts are stepping up as leaders in the room.

Watkins has 153 receptions out of 275 targets.

He's been hampered by an assortment of injuries and limited to playing just eight games previous year after having surgery to fix a broken left foot.

I think the biggest victor in these deals is quarterback Tyrod Taylor. Last year, Taylor had the seventh-highest average depth of target among quarterbacks (9.8), while Watkins was 15th among wide receivers (14.6).

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So let's talk about Watkins and Matthews.

Matthews has been a highly productive player since being selected 42nd overall in 2014. Matthews plays predominantly in the slot and is more likely a replacement for Robert Woods, who was signed this past offseason to the Los Angeles Rams. He's a game-breaker in every way, but the Rams have struggled to find the right role for him. It could look something like the Tennessee Titans of last season, though similar efficiency is certainly not guaranteed. Gaines has will earn $1.7 million in 2017 with the Bills. He has missed 11 games over the last two seasons in Buffalo. He'll now be replaced by E.J Gaines. He completed under 55 percent of his pass attempts and threw seven touchdowns to only five touchdowns.

If McVay can get Gurley and the ground game on track for the Rams, that will open more doors for Goff than Macy's does at midnight on Black Friday. However, Watkins was hobbled over the 2016 season with a foot injury.

But Watkins returned to Bills drills in the middle of June and looked good while making four catches for 39 yards in limited time during Thursday's preseason opener.

In each of the two trades, draft picks were involved.

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