Mike Evans is on pace to be a Hall of Fa

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has been one of the premier pa s catchers in the NFL over the past eight seasons. Entering his ninth year with the organization, it is natural to Alejandro Villanueva Jersey begin to think of his place amongst the all-time best wide receivers. Recently, Evans was a guest on Ari Alexanders KRPC 2 Houston show discu sing this and other topics. Yeah, of course. I think about it, but obviously I try to stay in the moment as much as po sible, Evans told Alexander. Thats what I am working for. You know, why not? Im trying to be the best in the game right now and ultimately, one of the best to ever play. And I have the tools to do that. Ive been Darrius Heyward-Bey Jersey ble sed. Ive been extremely favored. You know, why not do it?Over his eight-year career Evans has ama sed 606 catches for 9,301 yards and 75 touchdowns. Hes on pace for a Hall of Fame career for sure. Statistically, how does he break down to the best? Jerry Rice, Randy Mo s, Calvin Johnson, Larry Fitzgerald and Terrell Owens are considered, in some order, Marcus Gilbert Jersey to be the best five wide receivers of all time. Heres how Evans compares to these legends on a per-game basis:Evans: 5 catches, 76.2 yards, .6 touchdowns Rice: 5 catches, 75.6 yards, .7 touchdownsMo s: 4.5 catches, 70.1 yards, .7 touchdowns Scroll to ContinueJohnson: 5.4 catches, 86.1 yards, .6 touchdowns Fitzgerald: 5.4 catches, 66.5 yards, .5 touchdowns Owens: 4.9 catches, 72.8 yards, .7 touchdownsEvans is on the same Donnie Shell Jersey pace as those legends, so it comes down to longevity and health. Evans is just 28 years old, so one can a sume he has around four years of his prime at worst. If he stays on his current pace over the next four seasons hell be at 910 receptions (23rd overall), 13,949 yards (13th overall) and 111 touchdowns (11th overall). Its hard to foresee anyone beating Rices records – he played 20 seasons and was a 1,000-yard receiver in years 17 and 18, but Justin Hunter Jersey he can match the others on paper as long as he keeps producing. What do you think? Is Evans on pace for an all-time great career?Stick with BucsGameday for more coverage on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throughout the offseason.Follow BucsGameday on and

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