4 moves Buccaneers need to make after hiring Liam Coen as offensive coordinator

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2. Re-sign Mike Evans

If you look at Coen's most recent stop in Kentucky, his offense spread the ball around. Kentucky had three wide receivers with over 40 receptions and 500 receiving yards last season.

But, if we're looking at the current Bucs receiving core without Mike Evans, it's not a group that you'd feel great about spreading the ball out between.

Chris Godwin is by far the best player in this bunch, and Trey Palmer has shown some things. But, without Evans, those two take a step back. Evans is the catalyst for this passing game, and the gateway for Godwin and Palmer to have success as well.

Fortunately, Evans has the support of Jason Licht. We've talked many times about LIcht's comments around the trade deadline last year. He publicly said he'd love for Evans to continue his career in Tampa Bay, despite the team not offering him a contract prior to Week 1 like Evans had previously requested.

There has to be mutual interest on both sides to get this done, and I do not believe Baker comes back as easily without Evans. Sure, Baker wants to be a starter in this league for many years, and it sure looks like Tampa will give him that opportunity. But, don't think he doesn't want Evans back in a bad way.