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

    The drafting of Rice means this may very well be the plan.

    But, and someone should be able to explain this to me - my summary of Evans is that he;

    - Is strong stuffing the run by shooting a hole up the middle
    - Is rubbish in coverage
    - Is good at goal line stops

    What about the above suggests he might be a half decent pass rusher?
  2. Titans2004

    Titans2004 Pro Bowler

    It is a mystery to me why Evans isn't a better blitzer because as you say he can time up the snap and shoot the gaps better than anyone in short yardage situations.
  3. Dman5TX

    Dman5TX Pro Bowler

    He did it in college but we used Evans as a pass rusher last year. I’m not sure why people keep forgetting that. It wasn’t a huge sample but he definitely was on the edge rushing the passer.
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