The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a talented group of wide receivers. Arguably the most talented in the NFL Authentic DeSean Jackson Jersey
, and definitely tops in the division.But, which ones should be on your draft board entering your fantasy football draft?*Statistics provided by Pro Football FocusPlayer: Wide Receiver, Mike Evans (WR17 in 2017)2017 Fantasy Football Statistics:- 71 receptions- 1,004 receiving yards- 5 touchdowns- 1 fumble- 200 PPR points (.34 points per opportunity)Evans is obviously going to be a draft target for many fantasy football enthusiasts in 2018, but we’d be kidding ourselves if we didn’t acknowledge his WR17 finish one season ago is a bit discouraging.Simply put, Evans was not immune to the offensive deficiency experienced by the team in 2017 Womens Vita Vea Jersey
, and just how much we all believe the unit can improve this season is going to be a big factor in this decision.2018 Fantasy Football Projections:- 81 receptions- 1,171 receiving yards- 8 touchdowns- 1 fumble- 248.8 PPR points (WR9)Obviously PFF has some confidence Evans can bounce back and regain his Top-10 status in the fantasy football world.So, do I. Unless you’re in a ten-team league or larger, this puts the Buccaneers receiver squarely in WR2 territory which is good place to put him as we all wait to see just how this season shapes up.2018 Fantasy Football Outlook: WR, Mike EvansBest Match-Up: Week 9 @ Carolina PanthersWorst Match-Up: Week 1 @ New OrleansWhere to Draft: 2nd RoundFantasy Playoff Potential: Two of Evans’ three playoff match-ups are against Top-10 defenses. If he truly rebounds, you may be able to survive it www.tampabaybuccaneersteamonline.com
, just make sure you game plan to have a receiver with softer match-ups if you do. Jonathan Dyer-USA TODAY SportsPlayer: Wide Recevier, DeSean Jackson (WR43 in 2017)2017 Fantasy Football Statistics:- 50 receptions- 668 receiving yards- 3 touchdowns- 0 fumbles- 139 PPR points (.31 points per opportunity)Jackson is one of those receivers who probably shouldn’t be drafted because the volume of production simply isn’t there enough in most fantasy formats.However, his explosiveness and the possibility of finishing every snap in the end zone keeps him relevant and almost always sees someone draft him.This year will be different. Not only did he and Jameis Winston simply not put together a strong showing, the quarterback is going to be out for the first three games and the emergence of another Buccaneers receiver is threatening to take some targets away from the veteran speedster.2018 Fantasy Football Projections:- 47 receptions- 732 receiving yards- 4 touchdowns- 1 fumble- 156.2 PPR points (WR48)At first glance, more yards and more touchdowns mean improvement. Fewer catches though means less consistent performance, and that’s a problem.Jackson wasn’t a reliable fantasy option in 2017 Tampa Bay Buccaneers T-Shirt
, and if these numbers hold up, he won’t be one in 2018 either.2018 Fantasy Football Outlook: WR, DeSean JacksonBest Match-Up: Week 9 @ Carolina PanthersWorst Match-Up: Week 1 @ New OrleansWhere to Draft: Undrafted Hand-Cuff OptionFantasy Playoff Potential: With two tough defenses scheduled for playoff time it’s going to be hard to justify keeping Jackson on your roster. Hand-cuffing wide receivers isn’t a very popular strategy, but if you have an open spot and Evans on your roster, maybe think about stashing Jackson until a better free-agent comes available. The National Football League announced today that Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has been named to the 2019 Pro Bowl as a replacement for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones who is unable to participate due to injury. It’ll be the second time around for the young receiver. Evans finished the 2018 season with 86 catches for 1,524 yards (17.7 avg.) and eight touchdowns this season. He ranked third in the NFL in receiving yards Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hats
, establishing a new Buccaneers single-season record. Evans’ 17.7 yards per reception are the third-highest in the NFL this season and the highest among receivers with at least 50 catches. For receivers with at least 85 receptions, Evans’ 17.7 yards per catch is the third-highest mark in a single season in NFL history. With 86 receptions on the year, Evans tied for the third-most in a single season in franchise history, while his eight touchdown catches tied for the ninth-most in a season in team history. Evans posted eight 100-yard receiving games in 2018, the second-most in a single season in team history and tied for the third-most such games in the NFL. He has established himself as the first wide receiver to make multiple Pro Bowls with the Buccaneers. In his five-year career, Evans has already distinguished himself as one of the top receivers in Buccaneers history Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hoodie
, holding the franchise records for career receiving yards and career receiving touchdowns, as well as 100-yard receiving games and games with multiple touchdown receptions. He has recorded at least 1,000 receiving yards in each of his first five seasons, joining A.J. Green and Randy Moss as the only players in NFL history to do so. Evans’ 6,103 career receiving yards are the sixth-most by a player in his first five seasons since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.