Posted April 28, 2012 on
The Chicago Bears addressed their need for a pass catching tight end by selecting Temple’s Evan Rodriguez. Yet the team’s fourth-round pick is more than meets the eye.

Rodriguez choice raises character concerns

    The Chicago Bears used a fourth round pick on day three of the 2012 NFL Draft to continue upgrading their receiving corps, tabbing Temple fullback/h back Evan Rodriguez. Rodriguez, 6-3, 250, is a talented pass catcher who projects to tight end. He caught 35 passes for 479 yards and two touchdowns in 2011. However, the athletic Rodriguez has a [...]

Friends Now Foes

Tahir Whitehead and Evan Rodriguez have lined up against each other countless times on the practice field at Temple University the last four seasons. Now, they’ll experience facing off against each other twice a year as Whitehead and Rodriguez were drafted by NFC North rivals Detroit and Chicago on the third day of the NFL draft Saturday.
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