Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins has been out of action since he was placed on injured reserve after week two when he picked up a foot injury.
Watkins is a huge part of the Bills' passing game, but they've just managed to cope without him. They're currently sitting in third spot in the AFC East, however, they're only two or three wins away from being in the wildcard spot of the playoffs, so his return would be welcomed with open arms.
According to reports, the team might be on the verge of doing just that.
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On Friday according to NFL.com, the Bills announced that Watkins would be listed as questionable for the team's game this Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Buffalo also announced that running back LeSean McCoy would also be questionable to play after undergoing thumb surgery this past week, while running back Mike Gillislee (hamstring) was ruled out.
Watkins had six receptions for 63 yards and zero touchdowns in the first two games of the 2016 season before picking up his injury, but his big-play ability only boosts the Bills chances of making the playoffs now for the first time since 1999, especially if he plays this weekend against the Jaguars.
Bills head coach Rex Ryan said on Friday according to ESPN's Mike Rodak that he believes his wide receiver is "good to go" and that they're "definitely going to get him in there." The team needs him out there as well, as quarterback Tyrod Taylor is only averaging 193.5 passing yards per game with the weapons he has right now, and McCoy can't win games all by himself.
Buffalo fans will be happy to know there's a chance their top wideout could be playing this weekend as they look to keep progressing towards a spot in the postseason.
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