Sammy Watkins trade means 3 big things


When you are Bills #General Manager Brandon Beane these days, justifying yourself is going to be hard.

Beane repeatedly said the goal for 2017 remains unchanged and the Bills want to win now, but it's obvious these moves were made for success down the road. He might need to clarify a few items in order for #Fans to believe him.

With first-year head coach Sean McDermott, the Bills are loading up on early-round draft picks in 2018.

The Bills pulled off two trades at nearly the same time Friday, with wide receiver Jordan Matthews being acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles for cornerback Ronald Darby.

You could argue that middling it year after year, trying to appease the fan base and never bottoming out, has held the Bills back over the years, costing them more chances to pick near the top of the draft and get their franchise quarterback.

Turnover is expected when teams bring in new regimes, but the Bills will essentially be starting over at wide receiver, cornerback and safety in 2017.

Watkins endured non-stop nagging injuries, and he wound up missing 11 of the possible 48 games he could have played, but also was well less than 100 percent in many others. Goodwin dealt with injuries throughout his tenure with the Bills, but he finished third in receiving yards last season after career-highs in catches (29) and yards (431). He had 183 tackles while playing for the Tigers and eight interceptions.

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McDermott has a general manager as a tag-team partner in Brandon Beane, who had been with the Carolina Panthers, another team whose confounding personnel approach raised eyebrows in recent seasons.

His skillset also meshed well with that of Tyrod Taylor, a player who, this summer, nearly became an ex-Bill himself. Boldin may be a future hall of famer, but he is turning 37 years old on October 3rd.

It's safe to say we're not shy when it comes to getting you ready for the upcoming National Football League season. He finished second on the Rams in rushing yards previous year (albeit with only 149 yards on the season) and third in receiving yards with only 509.

The Rams will also gain a No. 1 wideout with Watkins' move to the Rams. Taylor took $10 million less to come back to Buffalo this offseason. Matthews is in the final year of his rookie deal which payed him $4.9 million over four years - compared to the potential pay increase Watkins was going to receive.

That means, of course, the 49ers are slated to face Watkins twice this season, Week 3 and Week 17.

Watkins' future in Buffalo was already in question after the Bills in May declined to pick up his fifth-year option. However, Beane's comments are a sign of #False Hope. However, after a solid rookie season in 2015, Darby declined in 2016 and the Bills chose to move on.