New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy
Watkins and Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley were named the Offensive
and Defensive Rookies of the Month for October Thursday.
Watkins, a first-round selection out of Clemson, led all rookies with 393
receiving yards on 21 receptions with three touchdowns, which tied for the
most among NFL rookies for the month.
He posted at least 87 receiving yards in three of four games this month,
including two 100-yard performances, the most among NFL rookies in October.
Mosley, a first-round selection out of Alabama, started all four games and
posted 42 tackles, third amongst all NFL players, with two interceptions for
the month. He led the team in tackles in three of four games this month,
including a career-high 15 tackles against Indianapolis in Week 5 and 13
tackles against Cincinnati in Week 8.