PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) Fast as Sammy Watkins might be, the Buffalo Bills are taking it slow with their top receiver's return to practice.
Watkins was limited to mostly running sprints on a secondary field Tuesday under the watchful eye of strength and conditioning coach Eric Ciano. The individual workout lasted about an hour and came a day after the third-year player showed off familiar - yet brief - glimpses of his breakaway speed and soft hands in making his much-anticipated debut 10 days into training camp.
Watkins had surgery to repair a stress fracture in his left foot in April. Coach Rex Ryan says the plan is to ease Watkins back on the field to be ready for the regular season.
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Watkins says he' s fully on board with whatever the doctors order.
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