Sammy Watkins Fantasy Football Rankings, 2019 Projections, Analysis, More

Sep 01, 2019 09:21 AM EDT
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  • See our experts' fantasy football rankings, 2019 projections, analysis and more for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins.

Kansas City remains a prime destination for fantasy football goodness, and Sammy Watkins has a chance to be the prime beneficiary from Tyreek Hill’s potential release.

The sixth-year receiver hasn’t played 16 games in a season since his rookie year and hasn’t offered much fantasy upside since 2015, but it’s tough to ignore Watkins’ potential status as Patrick Mahomes’ No. 1 wide receiver. It’d be shocking if Watkins doesn’t start the season as the No. 2 pass game option after Travis Kelce. Ian Hartitz

Note: Rankings and projections are as of July 1. For our experts’ most recent updates, check out our fantasy football tools.

2019 Sammy Watkins’ Fantasy Football Rankings

Here are Sean Koerner’s, Chris Raybon’s and Matthew Freedman’s consensus rankings by scoring format.

  • PPR: No. 51 overall | No. 21 WR
  • Half-Point PPR: No. 54 overall | No. 21 WR
  • Standard: No. 51 overall | No. 19 WR

2019 Projections

Here are our experts’ aggregate projections for top-level stats.

  • Receiving: 61.6 receptions | 887 yards | 7.3 touchdowns

2018 Stats

  • Receiving: 40 rec | 519 yds | 51.9 yds/g | 3 TDs
  • Fantasy ranks: WR63 PPR | WR62 0.5 PPR | WR62 std

Note: Watkins played in only 10 regular-season games.

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