Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

Mike Evans Agrees to Five-Year Contract Extension With Buccaneers

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Chelsea Rogers | 10 March, 2018, 01:51

By the end of next season, Mike Evans will likely be the all-time leading receiver in Tampa Bay Buccaneers history.

Evans was a second-team All-Pro in 2016, and has twice caught 12 receiving touchdowns in a season.

Selected No. 7 overall out of Texas A&M by the Bucs in the 2014 NFL Draft, Evans was heading into the option of year of his rookie contract.

Under the contract, Evans receives $55 million in injury guarantees - he has $38.3 million fully guaranteed over the next two years alone, according to CBS Sports.

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The new deal will pay him $16.5 million per year, moving him from the NFL's third-highest paid receiver to second, leapfrogging Jarvis Landry but still behind Antonio Brown. Evans also needs just three more touchdown receptions to take over the franchise's career record in that category, surpassing Jimmie Giles (34). The team may have similar tasks in the years to come with the likes of Jameis Winston, Ali Marpet, Donovan Smith, Kwon Alexander and others.

In his first four seasons, Evans caught 309 passes for 4,579 yards and 32 touchdowns.

This is the first of many steps in the re-signing of recent drat picks the Buccaneers will need to do in the coming months.

In 13 National Football League seasons, Fitzpatrick has 26,991 passing yards and 173 touchdown passes to 136 interceptions in 133 games (119 starts), split between the Bucs, New York Jets, Houston Texans, Tennessee Titans, Buffalo Bills, Cincinatti Bengals, and St. Louis Rams.

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