The Buccaneers got a guy who should become a big-time contributor when they drafted O.J. Howard in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Entering day two it was apparent the team needed to grab a safety and many agreed the Buccaneers would be drafting a running back.
With the Bucs having to wait a bit in the second round before getting their first pick of the day in, things got a bit painful.
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We haven’t talked much about Evans unfortunately, as it seemed the Bucs would likely take a safety earlier in the proceedings than this until Howard slipped to them at 19th overall on Thursday.
Evans flies around the field with what looks at times to be reckless abandon when considering his physical health.
There will certainly be some concerns about his ability to withstand the punishment he will be receiving while he’s dishing it out.
His aggressive nature will bring some excitement to the Bucs defense, but it’s going to give some heartburn to fans at times too.
As a big-time shoulder tackler, he’ll need to become a better wrap-up defender if he’s going to have a long and solid career.
Overall, his aggressiveness and willingness to put it on the line makes him an exciting pick, and his special teams potential makes this a good value at pick 50.