The Rams offensive turnaround has been one of many greatest tales of the 2017 season, however large receiver Sammy Watkins had been enjoying a comparatively small position in it since being acquired in a commerce with the Bills in August.
Watkins had six catches for 106 yards and two touchdowns in Week Three, however solely had 12 catches for 158 yards within the different six video games the group performed earlier than heading into MetLife Stadium to face the Giants on Sunday. Watkins solely added one catch to the ledger, nevertheless it was the type of catch that made the Rams go and get him within the first place.
Watkins ran down a 67-yard bomb from Jared Goff for a landing within the first half of the 51-17 rout. The connection got here on a route Watkins was operating full pace for the primary time, however was an consequence the membership had been hoping to see for a while.
“We feel like we’ve been trying to hit that for a long time,” Goff stated, through the Los Angeles Times. “First of hopefully many with him.”
Goff solely threw 22 pbades on Sunday earlier than being pulled for Sean Mannion and focused eight completely different gamers, so the pbading offense doesn’t must undergo Watkins to achieve success. When it involves dropping haymakers on a protection, although, there’s nothing fairly like protecting your entire discipline on a cross play and Watkins confirmed on Sunday that he stays suited to the duty.