Breaking News Titans decline Rashaan Evans 5th year option; hope for extension

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Dman5TX, May 3, 2021 at 6:58 AM.

  1. TitanWally

    TitanWally Starter

    1,091
    333
    189
    Bit different, Evans hasnt sniffed pro bowl/ all pro level play.

    This was a fairly easy choice for us to make.
     
    • High Five High Five x 2
    • Winner Winner x 2
    • Hit the Target Hit the Target x 1
  2. steverife

    steverife Pro Bowler

    5,731
    1,977
    709
    I'm pretty confident that will happen.
     
    • LOL LOL x 6
  3. Dman5TX

    Dman5TX Pro Bowler

    3,815
    1,370
    519
    Yall are making up those character issues
     
  4. Ontario Titan

    Ontario Titan Pro Bowler

    10,512
    2,952
    789
    Unless he drops the name Brown and does the Prince thing ;)
     
  5. steverife

    steverife Pro Bowler

    5,731
    1,977
    709
    Did you not see?!?!?!?!?!?! He had a friend that had a picture taken with money! He's clearly a monster!
     
    • LOL LOL x 3
  6. Young54

    Young54 Starter

    1,820
    517
    439
    I don't necessarily disagree with the choice but I don't agree with your assessment. I think we forget how well he played in 2019. I'm not saying he deserved to be a pro-bowler, he didn't, but I think we can say he "sniffed" it. Definably going in the right direction.

    111 tackles, 9 for a loss, 2.5 sacks, 7 hurries, 2QB knockdowns, and... no ejections

    He added another 18 tackles and 3 TFL in the playoffs

    He did struggle in coverage and with missed tackles. I must say... I am very surprised to see that he actually improved in both categories this season. He went from 17 missed tackles (13.3%) in 2019 to just 3 (3%) in 2020. That's crazy good. He went from giving up 112.5 passer rating to 87.1 with 5 PBUs. Decent.

    I think the loss of Tyron McKenzie and Dean Pees played a large role in Evans, Brown, and Long not playing on the same page. Again, the whole D was off.

    All this to say, I'd be fine with paying him $9.75 for the 5th year option, but I'm also fine declining it.
     
    • High Five High Five x 1
  7. nbtoppers2

    nbtoppers2 Starter

    2,260
    776
    469
    Paul is that you?

    What have I said on here like 20 times? PK is a chode
     
    • High Five High Five x 1
    • Hit the Target Hit the Target x 1
  8. HurrayTitans!

    HurrayTitans! Useless trivia knowledge champion

    13,467
    4,312
    779
    He drafted Evans. Would that just make him even?
     
  9. Titanoiler51

    Titanoiler51 Starter

    1,178
    314
    189
    I can think of one so far that was out of the league in a year. All but one of his first round picks are starters in the league still. And a large number of his later round picks have hit. JRob can definitely find talent.
     
  10. 615nick

    615nick Starter

    2,260
    885
    269
    Idk why Evans is pegged as just an ilb. I really like the way long has played, now we bring in rice (obviously the titans love him), let Evans do a little olb/pass rushing. Use him in different ways and see if it works out. He was moved around a lot at Alabama and we should try it out imo. We have a good Ilb in brown, 2 "good" guys outside of Evans that can play Ilb, try something different!

    I'm excited about these additions on d. This is going to be a very different team this year. Everybody put a little bread on the titans.
     
  • Welcome to goTitans.com

    Established in 2000, goTitans.com is the place for Tennessee Titans fans to talk Titans. Our roots go back to the Tennessee Oilers Fan Page in 1997 and we currently have 4,000 diehard members with 1.5 million messages. To find out about advertising opportunities, contact TitanJeff.
  • The Tip Jar

    For those of you interested in helping the cause, we offer The Tip Jar. For $2 a month, you can become a subscriber and enjoy goTitans.com without ads.

    Hit the Tip Jar