Sammy Watkins is a hugely talented receiver and has all the skills to be taken in the top five of the 2014 NFL Draft and go on to have a great career in the NFL.
But it seems that the former Clemson wideout secretly doesn't want to go that high.
Watkins was asked about the possibility of joining the Detroit Lions and he seemed incredibly receptive to the prospect of linking up alongside Calvin Johnson.
“I’ve thought about that a lot. It would definitely be a great transition for me, to help me out, help the team out,” Watkins told CBS Sports’ Jim Rome.
Watkins knows how much of a threat Megatron is and how often teams put two men to try and limit his production.
Because of this, Watkins was near enough licking his lips at the amount of catches, yards, and touchdowns both he and Johnson would get from quarterback Matt Stafford.
“It definitely would expose a lot of teams because you can’t double-guard two great wide receivers. It would definitely be great for me, because I’ve got one-on-one coverage, and I’ve got to beat my dude. You can’t double-guard both of us.”
Whilst it isn't likely that Watkins will drop to number 10 on the board, there is always the chance that Detroit like him so much they trade up to try and pinch him early.
However, the Lions have just brought in Golden Tate from the Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawks in free agency to lineup opposite Johnson so it seems like this is all just a fantasy unfortunately.
Who knows what will happen on draft day in New York though.
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