Latest Sammy Watkins News

Ravens receiver Watkins moves from one contender to another

Jun. 02, 2021 18:36 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Since joining the Baltimore Ravens this offseason, Sammy Watkins has noticed some similarities between his new team and his previous one. ”It feels like Kansas City to me," Watkins said Wednesday. "It feels like a team that’s ready to win...

Fifth-year options are a good measure of NFL draft classes

May. 14, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Most NFL teams are getting their first glimpse of their 2021 draft class at rookie minicamps over the weekend. This year's draft class is more intriguing than usual because of COVID-19, which resulted in numerous 2020 opt outs, the...

Ravens pick WR Rashod Bateman, LB Jayson Oweh in first round

Apr. 30, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta said he could not have hoped for a better scenario in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night. Baltimore filled two areas of need by selecting wide receiver Rashod Bateman with the 27th overall pick and...

Chiefs set to pick on Day 2 after pre-draft trade for tackle

Apr. 23, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has only watched the Super Bowl twice since the night the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave him quite possibly the worst beating of his professional career. Now, the Chiefs have used the NFL draft to make...

Ravens look to boost passing attack through NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta doesn’t appreciate the criticism surrounding the team’s wide receivers. Baltimore ranked last in the NFL averaging 171.2 yards passing per game and had the fewest pass attempts with 406 last season....

Ravens will target wide receivers, edge rushers in draft

Apr. 23, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

27, 31. BALTIMORE RAVENS (12-6) LAST SEASON: The Ravens started the season 5-1 before dropping four of the next five while battling injuries to several key players. The team had nine starters — including QB Lamar Jackson and six other Pro Bowlers — miss the Week 12...

Chiefs search in NFL draft for more help protecting Mahomes

Apr. 23, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

58. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (16-3) LAST SEASON: The Chiefs rolled to second straight AFC championship but were unable to defend Super Bowl title. Tampa Bay wreaked havoc on their injured offensive line and shut down a potent Kansas City offense in a 31-9 win in February. That...

Ravens adding wide receiver Sammy Watkins in 1-year deal

Mar. 27, 2021 13:12 PM EDT

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Wide receiver Sammy Watkins, who won a Super Bowl with Kansas City, has agreed to a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens. Watkins must pass a physical exam before signing. Entering his eighth NFL season, Watkins has...