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Eric Ebron: Sammy Watkins will win Rookie of the Year

Monday's edition of the "Around The League Podcast" discussed which of the rookie wide receivers will end up with the most yards in 2014.

In a slight upset, Marc Sessler has predicted Bills first-round pick Sammy Watkins will finish third, behind Brandin Cooks and Mike Evans.

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If Sessler is correct and Watkins doesn't quickly emerge as the cream of the rookie crop, Lions tight end Eric Ebron will be among those doing a double take.

"I'm going to try to go for Offensive Rookie of the Year, which I probably won't get because Sammy Watkins is there," Ebron told the Detroit Free Press on Sunday. "But we're going to try."

It's interesting that Ebron already views Watkins as the prohibitive favorite.

Sessler, however, believes the No. 4 overall pick's production will take a hit due to a crowded wide receiver corps.

If Watkins is truly on par with A.J. Green and Julio Jones, the presence of Robert Woods and Mike Williams won't prevent the rookie from immediately snatching the top spot in the pecking order. The question is whether the former Clemson star can overcome EJ Manuel's scattershot passes and a ground-oriented offense in Buffalo.

The latest "Around The League Podcast" breaks down the latest news and shares takeaways from rookie camps.

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