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Bucs’ Mike Evans Open to Pay Cut



Mike Evans

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has informed that team that he is willing to take a pay cut so that they team cane be financially able to retain some of their players set to hit free agency this offseason.

“Mike Evans is the most unselfish superstar I’ve ever met,” Bucs’ head coach Bruce Arians said, according to NBC Sports’ Peter King. “He’s told us to use some of his money if we need to contracts to keep the team together.”

The Super Bowl champion Bucs will have a lot of work on their hands this offseason as they look to re-sign tight end Rob Gronkowski, wide receivers Chris Godwin and Antonio Brown, linebacker Lavonte David, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, and pass rusher Shaquill Barrett.

Evans signed a a five-year, $82.5 million contract extension close to two years ago.


Anthony DiMoro is the creator of Sports Rants and the CEO of Elite Rank Media. He is a former Contributor for Forbes and the Huffington Post where he covered sports, social media, and SEO. Anthony formerly hosted the 'Forbes SportsMoney Podcast'.