Sammy Watkins leads NFL rookies in receptions

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Pos: WR   Height: 6-1   Weight: 205   Hometown: Fort Myers, FL (South Fort Myers HS)  
Years Played: 2011 - 2013

Former Clemson standout Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Wide Receiver (2011 - 2013)
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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is now the leader in targets and receptions for NFL rookie wide receivers through the end of Week 7.

In Week 7 action, Watkins finished the game with 9 catches for 122 yards and two touchdowns including the game-winner with one second remaining. The Bills won the game 17-16 over the Vikings. Watkins was nominated for Pepsi's Rookie of the Week for that performance.

For the season, Watkins has 35 catches for 433 yards and four touchdowns.

Carolina Panther's wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin is second on the rookie list with receptions with 34 but actually leads all rookies with five touchdowns.

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