Report: Watkins has offseason surgery

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins (14) walks on the field before an NFL football game against the New York Jets Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in East Rutherford. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins is recovering from offseason hip surgery, ESPN and NFL Network reported Friday.

Watkins injured his hip during Buffalo’s matchup against Cleveland on November 30th. Despite the injury, he played the final four games of the season and finished the year with 65 catches for 982 yards and six touchdowns.

The Bills kick off voluntary offseason conditioning this Monday, with the first on-field activities coming up later this month with a veteran’s minicamp opening April 28th. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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