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They gave up more than a 2nd rounder

August 12, 2017 02:39PM
They gave up a player too, their starting CB and they are terribly thin at that position already.

All in all I'm just more cognizant of the swing for the fences risk associated with this move than I am "opposed" to it. I think it's the kind of move that makes more sense for a team looking for that final piece to get them over the top than a team like the Rams, but I'm simultaneously excited about the possibility or potential Watkins adds to the offense.

It's a big gamble on an elite "talent" that has not yet been an elite "player," which is very much the same as trading a 2nd rounder and player like Gaines to move up in the first round of the draft to get him. Major difference there being when you draft that player you get him for at least 4 years, not just 1 before you have to make the big money, long term decision on him.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/12/2017 02:41PM by 9er8er.
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  To Those Who Oppose the Sammy Watkins Trade

droopy546August 12, 2017 01:36PM

  Re: To Those Who Oppose the Sammy Watkins Trade

ramBRO160August 12, 2017 01:48PM

  I wasn't thrilled at 1st, but...

six2stack161August 12, 2017 02:10PM

  Re: I wasn't thrilled at 1st, but...

Classicalwit130August 12, 2017 02:25PM

  Re: I wasn't thrilled at 1st, but...

reggae109August 12, 2017 02:41PM

  They gave up more than a 2nd rounder

9er8er135August 12, 2017 02:39PM

  Re: Not quite...

dzrams112August 12, 2017 02:46PM

  Okay

9er8er118August 12, 2017 02:51PM

  Re: Okay

dzrams104August 12, 2017 03:07PM

  Not necessarily

9er8er63August 12, 2017 03:16PM

  Re: To Those Who Oppose the Sammy Watkins Trade

kfriel133August 12, 2017 02:50PM

  I think Bills fans liking the trade

9er8er121August 12, 2017 03:09PM

  Uh, No.

Saguaro143August 12, 2017 03:39PM

  Uh...yes

9er8er106August 12, 2017 04:12PM

  I gave you their gut reaction.

Saguaro92August 12, 2017 04:17PM

  LOL

9er8er70August 12, 2017 04:25PM

  Re: LOLololol.

Saguaro76August 12, 2017 04:32PM

  Re: I think Bills fans liking the trade

socalmab69August 12, 2017 04:49PM

  Re: To Those Who Oppose the Sammy Watkins Trade

Classicalwit142August 12, 2017 02:27PM

  Re: To Those Who Oppose the Sammy Watkins Trade

reggae131August 12, 2017 02:37PM