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Tampa Bay receiver Mike Evans hopes to break out against Dallas

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At the best part of the season, Mike Evans finds himself surrounded. Evans, the talented wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Bucs, has been held in check for two weeks now. He had three catches for 38 yards against San Diego, and only four for 42 against New Orleans. After 10 touchdowns in his first 11 games, he has been kept out of the end zone for two straight weeks. So how do opponents keep Evans out of the end…

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Bucs lose receiver Vincent Jackson to a knee injury

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There will be no season of validation for Vincent Jackson. Jackson, the wide receiver for the Tampa Bay Bucs, was placed on injured reserve by the Bucs Tuesday. Jackson, 33, had only 15 catches for 173 yards and no touchdowns this season. Last season, he caught 33 for 573 yards and three scores. In six of his previous seven seasons, Jackson had at least 1,000 yards receiving. His fade had been the discussion of fans wondering if this would be…

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Bucs’ Adam Humphries catches on as team’s No. 3 wide receiver

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He came in through the back door: undrafted, unrecognized, unaccalimed. But as of Monday, Adam Humphries is the Tampa Bay Bucs’ new third receiver. Humphries, who caught 27 passes for 260 yards as a rookie, was named as the Bucs’ third receiver Monday by coach Dirk Koetter. “Let’s just end the big mystery about this number three wide receiver, okay?” Koetter said. “Adam Humphries is going to be our number three wide receiver. You talk about the definition of consistent…

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Bucs’ Mike Evans wants to bounce back to have a better season ahead

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He caught more passes than the year before. He gained more yards. His team won more times. But, yeah, Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Bucs will admit that his second season left much to be desired. He scored only three touchdowns. He led the NFL in drops with 11. He committed 11 penalties. And he was targeted for twice as many passes as he caught. Yeah, it was a regrettable year for Evans. “It was a down year, I’d say,”…

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Is Tampa Bay receiver Mike Evans in line for a big payday down the line?

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Soon, the big money should thrown at Tampa Bay Bucs’ receiver Mike Evans, too. These days, what wide receivers seem to catch the most are paychecks. On Tuesday, for instance, both Dallas receiver Dez Bryant and Denver receiver DeMaryius Thomas signed contracts for five years and $70 million. When you factor in the contract that Detroit’s Calvin Johnson signed two years ago, and the ones that Atlanta’s Julio Jones and Cincinnati’s A.J. Green will get next year, it’s an impressive way…

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