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Watkins claims the Bills are making him look bad

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It has already been a big year for the new look Buffalo Bills who are a legitimate play-off contender under new head coach Rex Ryan.

Ryan has got the Bills defense looking as effective as any in the league this year and the defense is a big reason for why the team are 3-2 this season.



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The Bills have made use of some new names this season with Tyrod Taylor securing the starting quarterback position and LeSean McCoy making an impact at runningback.

While the new stars are certainly shining for Buffalo, one older star has hit out at the team claiming that they're giving him the service he needs.

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Wide receiver Sammy Watkins was a top prospect in the 2014 draft with the Bills taking him 4th overall.

Now as we are into a year where Watkins has only started three games and has under 100 receiving yards so far, he feels the Bills are doing one particular thing.

"You're making me look bad, and you're making yourself look bad. Why not make both of us look good?'" - Watkins on the Bills

Watkins has made a total of seven receptions this season after he went without a single catch in the Bills opener against the Indianapolis Colts.

Talking with the Buffalo News this week, Watkins revealed that he and his agent feel that by not getting the ball to him, the Bills are making him look bad.

Far from leaving any questions in the minds of supporters, Watkins even outlined what he needs from his quarterback.

"I need the ball at least 10 times -- I need 10 targets -- and l'll be fine with however many yards I get," 

Watkins is listed as probable for this week's game against the Cincinnati Bengals but he is now the latest NFL star to claim to be unhappy with his team.

A working tactic?

Watkins now joins Dallas Cowboys quarterback Josh Weeden who has this week expressed anger at rumoured plans that he will be dropped in week six.

Of course the biggest example of player complaints being considered was Philadelphia Eagles runningback DeMarco Murray last week.

Murray complained about the number of times he was receiving the ball and then in week five, he got 20 carries.

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