Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason


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Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason

Former Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins had an impressive game with five catches for 111 yards and two touchdowns (48 and 20 yards) in a 35-25 loss to the Washington Redskins on Sunday.

However, Watkins is not satisfied with his team after the organization has missed the playoffs for an amazing 16th straight season.

"We need to call people out. If I'm doing something wrong, call me out," Watkins said via Buffalo News. "If the line is doing something wrong or messing up, call them out. If the defense is doing something wrong, the defensive line, the secondary, call it out. Because, at the end of the day, we're doing it to win, not to get on somebody and make them feel bad. We're grown men. This is our job. We get paid millions and hundreds of thousands of dollars. Forget the money. You've got to go out there each week and play for the guy next to you."

Watkins thinks some of his teammates are too comfortable in their football roles with the Bills and need to look in the mirror at themselves.

"Once we get to that point and realize that you could get fired the next day -- and make it known," Watkins said. "Hey, this is your job. If you're not going to do your job, cut him. It needs to be a business. And I think once we get to that, we need some nasty coaches. If they're not doing their job, get them out of here. If I'm not doing my job, step to me and get me out of here... I think everybody needs to look at themselves in the mirror -- forget the coaches. It's not the coaches' team. It's the players' team. And we've got to take over as players."

Watkins has 44 receptions for 827 yards and nine touchdowns this season.



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TigerNet News
spacer I wonder where he picked up that 'team,' attitude?***
ClemsonTiger1988®
spacer While I agree with everything he's saying.
morris
spacer Watkins burned Breeland on that TD catch
Bleedorange09
spacer IMO a different context. The entire Bill's organization
Tropical
spacer That division has been a joke for 12 years now. Every team
morris
spacer Nothing wrong with what he said nor how he said it.
aerozeptallica
spacer Sounds like he's trying to get out of Buffalo
IPTAY FAMILY
spacer Re: Sounds like he's trying to get out of Buffalo
donta2_99
spacer Re: FB Update: Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason
I bleed orange
spacer Where is the part where he ripped his teammates
jtiger1®
spacer And, then there's this...
TigerzzRoar®
spacer yet tigernet portrays him in a bad light, while a NY paper praises his leadership***
tigerking79
spacer Geez...wasn't being negative. Just saying I would chosen my
morris
spacer Re: And, then there's this...
BoardingTiger
spacer Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason
tigersincepell®
spacer The headline of this article is misleading
DireTiger®
spacer he didn't rip team mates, he just said everybody needs to step up...
tigerking79
spacer He didn't really rip his teammates. But it was definitely
Completely Solid Orange®
spacer Agree with everything that Sammy says...
GSCtiger
spacer Re: FB Update: Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason
All in 52
spacer Re: FB Update: Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason
chaile
spacer Re: FB Update: Watkins rips teammates after missing postseason
chaile
spacer Header misleading. No names and cut himself too.
greene
spacer This is a BS headline. He didn't call anyone out.
CUClemson1989
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