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Report: Sammy Watkins not practicing with injured rib

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Buffalo Bills first-round pick Sammy Watkins will not practice Monday night, reports ESPN's Mike Rodak. Watkins left Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers early after sustaining a rib injury.

Buffalo head coach Doug Marrone did not offer a timetable for Watkins' return, and the team did not release the results of X-rays.

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The Bills traded up to select Watkins with the No. 4 pick in May's draft. Buffalo sent its 2014 first-round pick, a 2015 fourth-round pick, and its 2015 first-round pick to Cleveland to move up. The Browns took Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert with the No. 9 pick acquired in the trade.

Watkins has three catches for 21 yards in three preseason games. 

Rising Stars: Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills made a splash when they traded up to select Sammy Watkins with the 4th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. The young receiver is ready to reward the team's faith in him with a big rookie season.

- Alex Hampl

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