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Buffalo Bills' Mario Williams agrees Sammy Watkins should be targeted more

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Buffalo Bills defensive end Mario Williams have urged his side to give the ball more to wide receiver Sammy Watkins in a recent interview.

Earlier in the week, Watkins stated in an interview that he was being underused and that the team should be targetting him more in order to make him and the team look good.

Williams agrees with the motion that the wide receiver needs to be given more of the ball on offense. 


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He said on the NFL Network: "Give the man the ball. I think Sammy is obviously a great player and he can get down the field. He's not just fast and can get vertical, he can make guys miss on the short catches and things like that. So I think the more touches he gets, the better chance we have of winning."

To not use a player of Watkins' quality is a crime. He is currently fifth in targets at the Bills, behind Charles Clay, Percy Harvin, Robert Woods, and Chris Hogan. However, he has missed two games this season.

It's not that Watkins isn't a good enough player, it might be down to the problem which the team has at the quarterback position. The Bills are likely to start EJ Manuel this weekend, who lost the starting job to Tyrod Taylor over the offseason, but none of these two are what you deem quarterback gold.

He certainly isn't being used like you'd expect a fourth overall draft pick to be, and that needs to change and fast if the Bills want to keep the New England Patriots in their sights and have a chance for the AFC East division title.

They'll continue their fight for the title when they play against the undefeated Cincinnati Bengals this Sunday.

Can the Buffalo Bills win the AFC East this season? Should they use Sammy Watkins more? Have your say and leave a comment below...

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