% chance misses at least 2 quarters
1- 17√1-% Inj/Season
Ability to produce despire relatively minor injuries. 5 being most durable
Injury analysis powered by Draft Sharks Injury Index, formerly
|Nov 12, 2011||Non-NFL||Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain||Watkins missed 1 game after spraining his right shoulder against Wake Forest in November.|
|Dec 31, 2012||Non-NFL||Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1||The Clemson star WR was knocked out of the Chick-fil-A Bowl against LSU on the second play of the game with a right ankle sprain.|
|Nov 30, 2014||NFL||Inguinal Hip Tear||Watkins had minor surgery after the season to fix a slight tear in the labrum in his hip. The injury cost him no game time.|
|Oct 18, 2015||NFL||Pedal Ankle Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1||Watkins sprained his left ankle on a TD reception in Week 6 and missed the next 2 games.|
|Apr 13, 2016||NFL||Pedal Foot Fracture||Watkins fractured his left foot in an April workout training and needed a screw inserted.|
|Sep 20, 2016||NFL||Pedal Foot||Watkins missed Week 3 and then landed on IR -- designated to return -- after a teammate stepped on his surgically repaired left foot in a walkthrough. He missed 8 games, returning in Week 12.|
|Jan 1, 2017||NFL||Pedal Foot Fracture||Watkins had 2 screws inserted into his previously fractured and repaired left foot, following multiple recovery setbacks.|
|Aug 16, 2014||NFL||Chest Rib Bruise||The rookie missed 1 preseason game after sustaining a rib bruise in the 3rd preseason game.|
|Aug 28, 2014||NFL||Chest Rib Bruise||Watkins aggravated a previous rib bruise and left the preseason game against the Steelers.|
|Nov 5, 2014||NFL||Inguinal Groin Pull Grade 1||Watkins had a minor groin pull in practice coming out of the Week 9 bye that did not cost him any playing time.|
|Aug 17, 2015||NFL||Thigh Glute Strain||Watkins sat out the final 3 preseason games with a glute injury.|
|Sep 27, 2015||NFL||Leg Calf Strain||Watkins suffered a reportedly "mild" strain to his left calf against the Dolphins in Week 3 but did miss 2 games.|
|Sep 21, 2017||NFL||Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1||Watkins departed in Week 3 but returned for Week 4.|
|Nov 4, 2018||NFL||Pedal Foot||Watkins suffered an unspecified right foot injury against the Browns and missed the following game.|
|Nov 19, 2018||NFL||Pedal Foot||Watkins lasted just 5 snaps in his attempt to return from injuring his right foot. He missed the final 5 regular-season games, following a Week 12 bye. Watkins returned for the playoffs.|
|Oct 4, 2019||NFL||Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1||Watkins went into the game against Colts dinged up suffering a shoulder injury in Week 4 and injuring his hamstring during Friday’s practice.|
|Aug 16, 2020||NFL||Inguinal Groin Strain Grade 2||Watkins missed a portion of training camp practices due to a strained groin.|
|Sep 20, 2020||NFL||Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1||Watkins exited Week 2’s game due to a head injury that he suffered after taking a hit against the Los Angeles Chargers. He was available in the next game|
|Oct 11, 2020||NFL||Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2||Watkins suffered a hamstring injury during the Week 5 loss to the Raiders. He missed 5 games|
What You Need to Know:
Draft Sharks Bottom Line:
Watkins no longer looks like the explosive guy from several years ago. We might be optimistic if he landed in a better spot, but there simply aren’t many targets to go around Baltimore’s passing game.
Unless you’re in a deep best ball league, Watkins is just a watch-list candidate.
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