Sammy Watkins

Bills trade Watkins, Darby in separate surprise deals

Aug 11, 2017
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The Buffalo Bills surprised many Friday by announcing two trades involving two prominent players. Wide receiver Sammy Watkins was dealt to the Los Angeles Rams while cornerback Ronald Darby was sent to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Photo from the Buffalo Bills website.

Bills fans learned some stunning news shortly before 1 p.m.  The Buffalo Bills traded one of the team's biggest stars, Sammy Watkins, to the Los Angeles Rams in return for cornerback EJ Gaines.

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