Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is on a tear these last few games since he was shut out in Week five by the New Orleans Saints secondary.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is on a tear these last few games since he was shut out in Week five by the New Orleans Saints secondary. After the game against the Saints, Evans has racked up games with 96 receiving yards, 198 receiving yards, and 180 receiving yards.
Evans is the first Buccaneer in team history to have two consecutive 175+ receiving yard games. He has already broken many of the Buccaneer records and is currently in second in terms of touchdowns behind Mike “A-Train” Alstott.
Mike Evans started this season slow as he was battling an illness and played two games within four days of each other racking up 28 receiving yards against the 49ers and 61 receiving yards against the Panthers. It looked like it was going to be a slow season for Evans until he went off against the New York Giants in Week three for 190 receiving yards and three touchdowns.
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Evans continued to contribute to the Buccaneers offense the following week in Los Angeles with four receptions for 89 yards and one touchdown. The Saints game was the game after the Rams which left him with zero receptions for no yards on just three targets. Evans was not happy and it looked like something was off.
Buccaneer fans around the world started to wonder if Mike Evans was about to be in a slump or if he was done which is idiotic. Since the Saints game, he had rebounded and been the best wide receiver in the NFL.
He is on a tear and on a mission to tie Randy Moss to become one of two wide receivers in NFL history with six straight 1,000 yard seasons. At the pace he’s at right now, Evans is projected to finish with 1,684 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns which would both be career highs for him.
If Evans finishes with 1,684 receiving yards, he would finish 11th all time for most receiving yards in a season. It looks like Evans quieted the doubters and is making the NFL take notice that he is indeed a top five receiver and a future Hall of Famer.