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Bucs, Evans agree to five-year extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are coming off of a rough 5-11 season. But they are taking steps to ensure that doesn’t happen again. We don’t think re-signing Ryan Fitzpatrick puts them over the top, but what about extending wideout Mike Evans for five years? Evans, 24, is coming off another big NFL season, In his first four seasons, the wideout has 1,000-plus yards. But the 1,001 yards...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter goes nuts over Friday's NFL moves

The NFL world is bursting at the seams with breaking news on this here Friday. Here is a quick recap of some of the major events.The Seattle Seahawks released cornerback Richard Sherman. Then, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers made wide receiver Mike Evans a very rich man.Not to be outdone, the Cleveland Browns acquired through three trades — wideout Jarvis Landry, quarterback Tyrod Taylor...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers sign Mike Evans to massive $82.5 million extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are making sure quarterback Jameis Winston has his top receiver over the long haul. According to multiple media reports, Tampa Bay has signed Pro Bowl wide receiver Mike Evans to a five-year, $82.5 million extension with an absurd $55 million in guaranteed money. The $16.5 million annual salary ranks second among NFL wide receivers, behind only Antonio Brown...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Evans signs five-year, $82.5 million extension with Bucs

Mike Evans is getting paid.Evans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers agreed to a five-year contract extension on Friday worth $82.5 million, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. He says the deal included $55 million guaranteed.The Bucs had picked up Evans’ option for 2018 at $13.2 million, which would have left the receiver as a free agent following the season. This contract keeps him locked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Buccaneers to sign Mike Evans to extension

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has agreed to a five-year, $82.5MM extension that includes $55MM guaranteed, sources tell ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter (on Twitter). Evans is now under contract through the 2023 season. Before the deal, Evans was slated to reach the open market after the 2018 season. The new deal ensures that Evans will be part of the team for years to come while...
Via Pro Football Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs, Mike Evans haven't discussed deal

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is entering his walk year and his agent says the two sides have yet to discuss a new contract, as Trevor Sikkema of Pewter Report writes. It’s not clear when the two sides will engage in talks, but Evans’ rep says he wants to move forward with Tampa Bay. “We’re not doing any negotiating. We’re just going to wait and play it out,” agent Deryk Gilmore...
Via Pro Football Rumors
February 12, 2018  |  Discuss

Twitter erupts after fights in Bengals-Jaguars and Bucs-Saints games

No one could have predicted the level of animosity that surrounded Week 9 of the NFL season.After a fairly quiet 2017 campaign, at least as far as physical altercations are concerned, the midseason mark of the season brought plenty of fireworks.It didn’t take long for A.J. Green and Jalen Ramsey to get into a fight during Sunday’s game, which included the Bengals receiver putting...
Via The Sports Daily
November 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Did Mike Evans take a shot at Jameis Winston?

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is pushing back against the idea that he was dominated by Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes in his team’s blowout loss to the Vikings this past week.According to Pro Football Focus, Rhodes allowed just four catches for 36 yard on nine targets in Minnesota’s surprising 34-17 win.It’s something the NFL’s official Twitter page noticed...
Via Sportsnaut
September 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Buccaneers, Mike Evans reportedly talking contract extension

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and top wide receiver Mike Evans are reportedly talking about a contract extension.CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that the two sides are very early in the process, but the two sides are nevertheless talking about an extension.Evans was the No. 7 overall pick in 2014 and has more than lived up to that draft spot. He has had over 1,000 receiving yards...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Bucs want to make Mike Evans 'a Buc for life,' pick up fifth-year option

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is quickly blossoming into one of the NFL’s most potent offensive weapons. So it’s not surprising the team picked up the fifth-year option on his rookie deal.With a base salary of just $690,000 in 2017, he’ll receive a significant raise of around $14 million in 2018 if the Bucs don’t sign him to a long-term extension first. They should...
Via Sportsnaut
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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