Watkins didn't live up to expectations in Buffalo after the Bills packaged two first-round picks to move up and draft him.
The injury no doubt cost Robinson a more significant payday as he was one of the top receivers in the league in 2015 and 2016, pulling in a combined 153 catches and 20 touchdowns to go along with 2,283 yards.
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Watkins signed a three-year deal worth $48 million ($30 million guaranteed) while Hitchens' deal is worth $9 million per year. Those numbers don't jump off the page, but Watkins didn't take on the role of No. 1 receiver in L.A. He had a knack for finding the end zone, however, catching eight touchdowns.
The Los Angeles Rams want to keep Sammy Watkins, but that's not going to happen.
The signing can not be made official until free agency opens at 9pm (GMT) on Wednesday.
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They also dismissed criticism that Mr Trump's decision to meet elevated the North Korean leader on an global stage. In Beijing, Mr Xi told Mr Chung that the Korean peninsula faces an opportunity for talks to ease the situation.
The Rams had considered using the franchise tag on Watkins, but opted instead to tag safety Lamarcus Joyner. Kansas City agreed to trade Alex Smith to the Redskins this offseason, opening up the starting quarterback spot for Patrick Mahomes.
The Rams could look to the free-agent market or the draft for a Watkins replacement, given that they have nearly $40 million in salary-cap room this offseason, but there are other needs.
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