Mike Evans “Tweaked” Right Leg

May 28th, 2015

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Today was eerily similar to last year, in that 2014 first round pick Mike Evans pulled a hamstring very early in OTAs and was limited until training camp.

Today, in the first open-to-media session of OTAs, Evans again had what Bucs coach Lovie Smith called a “tweak” of his right leg. Lovie seemed to be about as worried about Evans’ leg as he is the price of tea in China. When asked about Evans’ leg and how he injured a hamstring early in OTAs last year, Lovie responded, “How did he do last year?”

Evans damned near won “Rookie of the Year,” as he collected over 1,000 yards receiving and was voted by NFL players as one of the Top 100 in the league.

Evans injured his leg cutting across the middle, wide open, and dropped a Mike Glennon offering about 20 yards downfield that hit Evans right in the hands.

Joe could hear Evans grunt loudly from the sidelines and initially thought he was just upset that he dropped the pass, but apparently he did something to his right leg at the same time.

Evans was seen, however, quickly running off the field at the conclusion of practice.

20 Responses to “Mike Evans “Tweaked” Right Leg”

  1. bucsfan1968 Says:

    Whew! *wipes sweat off face*

  2. BucPuck Says:

    Heart in throat when I read the title. Glad to hear it doesn’t sound serious.

  3. The Real Malloy Says:

    Winston to Evans….TD!!!!

    Cant wait to hear this all season…

  4. Hawaiian Buc Says:

    ‘Tis the season.

  5. KMAC1322 Says:

    AKA its hot af outside and Winston is not participating today, take it easy…Marpet out with the same thing today

  6. CoolStoryBro Says:

    Floppy Hat for Evans 🙁

  7. Buc-A-New Says:

    Mike Evans…………”America’s Tweaked Leg Wide Receiver”

  8. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    This is the time of year that no news is good news…..either injury or a criminal act….or something else very stupid.

    Mike Evans “America’s WR”

  9. Buccfan37 Says:

    Evans has plenty of time to recover. These past two days have been excessively hot out in the sun because it is dryer. More humidity is cooler, imo. You could fry an egg on the sidewalk quickly in this dry heat.

  10. Patrick in VA Says:

    I hope that you guys never stop tagging everyone as America’s whatever. It’s clever and hilarious every time. Seriously. It never gets old and it’s just as clever as it was the first time.

  11. Buc Neckid Says:

    Glad we drafted Clay
    just in case something like this happened

  12. rayjay1122 Says:


    Do I detect a hint of “American Sarcasm”?

  13. WS99 Says:

    So what’s up with the indoor practice facility? Or will it take a fatality for someone to listen? We came close last year.

  14. DallasBuc Says:

    Lovie seemed about as worried about the oline 3 games into the 2014 season as he is the price of tea in China.

  15. DallasBuc Says:

    What can one really gauge from what incompetent Lovie Smith says in a press conference, especially if he hasn’t had his third nap of the day and his warm graham cracker snack?

  16. lurker Says:

    we do not have “america’s” anything because out team does not matter to america! it is just so silly.

  17. Dave Pear Says:

    Exactly how much is the cost of tea in China?
    And who gives a sh!t?

  18. lurker Says:

    “Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Evans, a rookie from Texas A&M who was drafted in the first round (7th overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, finished with the second-most receiving yards and fourth-most receptions among rookies in his debut season. He ended the season with 68 receptions for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns — leading the Buccaneers in receiving yards and touchdowns. Evans capped his rookie season with five receptions, 54 yards and a touchdown against the Saints in Week 17 — the touchdown marked a team record. Evans, along with Tampa Bay wide receiver Vincent Jackson, combined for 2,053 receiving yards, the third-most in Buccaneers’ history. In Week 11, Evans had seven catches for 209 yards and two touchdowns in the Buccaneers’ 27-7 win at Washington. At 21 years, 87 days old, Evans is the youngest player in NFL history with a 200-yard receiving game. Evans was nominated for Pepsi Rookie of the Week four times.”

  19. lurker Says:

    “Evans damned near won “Rookie of the Year,” …

    actually it was not even close, joe.
    Gregg Rosenthal
    Beckham was not that close to unanimous in rookie OROY voting. Beckham got 42 votes, Zack Martin got 7, Mike Evans 1.
    5:31 PM – 31 Jan 2015

  20. Kevin Says:

    Injuries are scary….but one good thing is Dirk Koetter knows how to work with what he has. Harry Douglas ripping up the middle of the field when a man went down in ATL became a regular sighting. It’s comforting as a fan to know that for the first time since Gruden was fired we have an actual coaching staff across the board with NFL experience. This season should be a shocking improvement from last years record. This team was not a 2-14 talent team. They were in lot’s of close games. In my eyes they were more coaching away than players. Or at least equal parts on both sides. The coaches tanked for Winston and added some pieces. Should be that Kansas City turnaround we all were hoping for last season.