The Buffalo Bills have won three consecutive games to get out of an 0-2 hole. On Wednesday, the Bills received even more good news.
Dr. Robert Anderson does not believe wide receiver Sammy Watkins needs surgery on his injured foot, and NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reports the star wideout could be eyeing a late-season return.
The Bills placed Watkins on injured reserve Sept. 30, which means he must sit eight weeks before being designated for return. Watkins’ foot doesn’t appear to have any structural damage, but it clearly wasn’t 100 percent at the beginning of the season.
It’s been quite a roller-coaster ride for the Bills.
An offseason and preseason littered with injuries and off-field baggage carried into an 0-2 start to the regular season.
Head coach Rex Ryan ultimately fired offensive coordinator Greg Roman, and that apparently was all it took to ignite the Bills. Buffalo has knocked off New England, Arizona and Los Angeles since and will welcome Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers to New Era Field on Sunday.