WR Mike Evans - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

6-5, 231Born: 8-21-1993College: Texas A&MDrafted: Round 1, pick 7 (2014)

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Summary

Mike Evans has emerged into one of the top receivers in the NFL with 135 or more targets in each of the past four seasons including a career-high 1,524 yards and 17.7 yards-per-catch. Evans is the perfect pairing with the bold downfield passers from last year of Jameis Winston and now-departed Ryan Fitzpatrick. Bruce Arians and Byron Leftwich's pairing as the head coach and offensive coordinator fit the mindset and offensive design for 2019. DeSean Jackson and Adam Humphries depart the wide receiver depth chart, clearing 179 targets from last year, likely to be filled by Chris Godwin, a now-healthy O.J. Howard after missing six games, and insulation for Evans' strong target share. Evans is one of the safer projections for a high volume of targets in 2019. (April 13)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 7, 6, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 11
Overall Redraft - 19, 16, 17, 17, 20, 21, 21, 23, 23, 24
WR Redraft PPR - 8, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 9, 11
Overall Redraft PPR - 16, 14, 14, 16, 16, 17, 17, 18, 20, 21, 21, 22
WR Dynasty - 6, 5, 6, 6, 6, 6
Overall Dynasty - 12, 10, 12, 13, 20

Stats and Projections

YEARGRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
2016 TB 16 0 0 0 172 96 1321 12
2017 TB 15 0 0 0 136 71 1001 5
2018 TB 16 0 0 1 138 86 1524 8 1
2019 PROJ-Dodds 15.9 0.0 * * 88.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 15.0 0.0 * * 88.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 16.0 2.0 * * 90.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 0.0 * * 90.6 * * *

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Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36

Percentile ranks

Mike Evans's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.

Average Draft Position

Overall: 21
WR: 8
Overall-PPR: 19
WR-PPR: 8

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Latest News

Buccaneers | Mike Evans restructures (Tue Jun 18, 10:44 AM) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans restructured his contract Tuesday, June 18, which created $3.2 million in 2019 salary cap space.

Our View: Back in late March, the Buccaneers made a similar move. Evans is entering the second season of a five-year extension he signed back in 2018.
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2019 Schedule

1vs San Francisco 49ers
2@ Carolina Panthers
3vs New York Giants
4@ Los Angeles Rams
5@ New Orleans Saints
6vs Carolina Panthers
7--- BYE WEEK ---
8@ Tennessee Titans
9@ Seattle Seahawks
10vs Arizona Cardinals
11vs New Orleans Saints
12@ Atlanta Falcons
13@ Jacksonville Jaguars
14vs Indianapolis Colts
15@ Detroit Lions
16vs Houston Texans
17vs Atlanta Falcons