At 6-foot-5, 231 pounds, Evans creates matchup nightmares for cornerbacks. At the halfway point of the season, the first-year pro out of Texas A&M is getting more comfortable with the speed of the game and his growing confidence is showing on the field. He has hauled in 25 catches for 336 yards (13.4 average) and two touchdowns, often utilizing his height advantage to make plays.
“Seven games into the season, I’m getting a better feel for it,” Evans said this week. “Mike [Glennon] has given me a lot of opportunities, so I’m trying to make the best of them.”
With the Buccaneers taking on the Cleveland Browns on Sunday in search of just their second win of the season, Evans remains optimistic that the Bucs can pull off a much-needed victory on the road.
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“Everybody has to do their job,” he said. “Everybody has to make plays when the ball comes their way or when their number is called. We have to make plays and hopefully we’ll be in better position to finish at the end.”