Mike Evans aims to end up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

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Mike Evans arguably is the most underrated receiver in NFL history. He has never made first-team All-Pro and is only a four-time Pro Bowler.

But Evans is the only player in NFL history to start his career with eight consecutive seasons with at least 1,000 receiving yards.

He has 606 receptions for 9,301 yards and 75 touchdowns.

Evans, 28, is on his way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame if he continues to do what he’s done since the Bucs made him the seventh overall selection in 2014.

Evans admits Canton is where he hopes his career ends.

“Yeah, of course,” Evans told Ari Alexander of KPRC. “I think about it, but obviously I try to stay in the moment as much as possible. But that’s what I’m working for, why not? I’m trying to be the best in the game right now, and ultimately one of the best to ever play.”

Evans had a career-high 13 touchdowns 2020 when Tom Brady arrived. He topped that with 14 last season. So, Brady’s return for 2022 should help Evans pad his numbers at least one more season before what could become a Bucs’ rebuild in 2023.

23 responses to “Mike Evans aims to end up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  1. LOL

    This guy is nowhere near a HOF WR. Bloated stats in a bloated Goodell Era for more money doesn’t mean someone is a HOF player.

  2. I wonder about his stats. Good yardage and TD totals, okay reception totals. His numbers are easily HOF caliber compared to forty years ago, but these days with the pumped up passing stats due to the changes in the game, I am not so sure. He’s a good wideout, and I’m glad Tampa Bay has him, but HOF does not seem a lock at this point.

  3. if one doubts the numbers of Evans, then I would say they don’t know real football. Evans has balled out for 8 years … all those stats, and only 2 years with Brady… evans had to endure the Winston years! Evans is due respect

  4. We’re talking about Lattimore’s baby boy? That Mike Evans?? I want what he’s smoking.

  5. Though a Saints fan, I have a lot of respect for Evans – he has worked hard at his craft, has been a consistent high producer, and his battles 2-3 times a year with Marshon Lattimore are epic. Personally I don’t understand why Tampa doesn’t utilize him even more in their offense (and yes, I know they have a lot of other options, but as someone once said “you can’t teach height”)

  6. Evans is a very good WR but which years was he deserving of All-Pro? His best years were 2016: 96 catches, 1321 yd, 12 TD and 2018: 86 catches, 1524 yd, 8 TD. Last two years, he had 13 and 14 TD but only 70 and 74 catches for 1006 and 1035 yd. Some nice seasons but not close to All-Pro, especially with the inflated numbers in today’s game. Not knocking him, he’s good, but I think you may be overrating him.

  7. This man is one of the most consistent WRs I’ve seen in my decade of watching football. With that SB as well he’s well on his way to Canton

  8. He has to keep playing and continue the consistency … Dont take games off

  9. You fools who say he doesn’t have a chance you’re crazy. Dudes had 1000 yards every year, almost 10k yards and 75 tds and is only 28. I don’t think you realize how consistent this guy has been. He should finish with at least 13k and 100 tds if he has 3 more years of solid production. Should have no problem making it to canton.

  10. 2014 Draft was loaded with good receivers… Evans arguably has been the most consistent.

  11. Mike Evans, as Elvis used to sing, “A little less talk and a little more action” …

  12. Evans is a good receiver, , but it seems to me that he gives up on his routs sometimes. The best receivers who have worked with Brady don’t give up on routs and now enough to keep moving to open areas and Brady will find you. That’s what makes Brady so good
    Evans sometimes is so locked in on his own moment that he doesn’t see the while picture , it. Giving the Brady ball away in the stands. Gor God sake the games are more important than his own stats. If you want to win you need to act like a winner.

  13. hmn, cris carter was passed over with 1100 catches for almost 14,000 yds and 130 touchdowns during a non pass friendly era

  14. First team all pro means you’ve been rated as one of the top 2-3 in the league that year at your position. He’s never been looked at as one of the top 2-3 wr’s in any single season he’s been in the league. Yet he should be considered as HOF-worthy? I dunno

  15. touchback6 says:
    July 5, 2022 at 6:49 pm
    LOL

    This guy is nowhere near a HOF WR. Bloated stats in a bloated Goodell Era for more money doesn’t mean someone is a HOF player

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    HOf or not, I wish the Patriots has a WR with Evans’ talent…. But alas we have N’Keal Harry. BB’s drafting genius is on full display

  16. hellshire says:
    July 5, 2022 at 7:36 pm
    if one doubts the numbers of Evans, then I would say they don’t know real football. Evans has balled out for 8 years … all those stats, and only 2 years with Brady… evans had to endure the Winston years! Evans is due respect
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    Winston was horrible if you were trying to win. If you needed stats though, playing from behind ment a lot of passing. How horrible would it be for a receiver to have a qb throwing for over 4,000 yards multiple seasons and even over 5,000 yards in another and leading the league in passing attempts? Yep, those Winston days sure didn’t help Evans receiving stats.

  17. Stanley Morgan did this when teams actually ran the ball and the travesty is he is not in the Hall of Fame

    G
    196

    AV
    111

    Rec
    557

    Yds
    10716

    Y/R
    19.2

    TD
    72

    FantPt
    1505.3

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