It is widely believed the No. 1 pick could either be Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota or Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. Bucs general manager Jason Licht and coach Lovie Smith attended the Rose Bowl to watch the two quarterbacks square off.
If the Bucs choose to draft a quarterback with the No. 1 pick, then it seems wide receiver
"My job is to catch the ball and make plays," Evans told FOXSports.com in a telephone interview. "I trust that our front office will do the right thing."
Evans, who totaled 68 receptions for 1,051 yards and 12 touchdowns in 2014, played with former Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel at Texas A&M. He gave FOX Sports his scouting report of Winston and Mariota.
"They do different things, but they're both in the spotlight a lot," Evans explained of Winston. "Jameis had legal troubles, where Manziel parties too much, people say. It's still the same though with the off-the-field distractions. They both do a great job of owning the spotlight. Everyone wants to know what they're doing at all times. They're very popular. They're very famous.
"I know Oregon beat Florida State pretty bad, but I like Jameis' game a lot. I like Mariota's game, too. Mariota reminds me a lot of Manziel. A bigger version of course. He won the Heisman. He's a great player. His resume speaks for itself. I think Manziel creates a little more than Mariota. Manziel does some impossible things, but they're very similar.
"And for Jameis he'll stand in that pocket and deliver that ball. They're both great players."
Evans caught his 12th touchdown pass, which also set a team record. He finished with five catches for 54 yards.
It is Evans' eighth game with four catches this season and seventh game with 50 or fewer receiving yards.
Evans needs just 13 yards to cross 1,000 for the season in Tampa Bay's season finale against the Saints in Week 17.
It's hard to complain when he's scoring touchdowns, as he's done four times in his last four games, but
Again, you're not sitting Evans because of it, but man, you'd like to have some recourse other than crossing your fingers. At least you can take some solace in knowing that Evans' best two games in terms of yardage, Weeks 10 and 11, also came with McCown under center. Keep in mind also the Buccaneers face the Packers in in Week 16, who allowed 259 yards to the Falcons' Julio Jones two weeks ago.
For more major takeaways from Week 15, be sure to check out my latest post to the Fantasy Football Today blog.
Evans' touchdown catch was an 8-yard reception in the first quarter. It was just his third touchdown of less than 10 yards.
The Bucs are back in action Week 16 vs. Green Bay.
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