"Physically, I'm not in tip-top shape. I'm getting back into my game shape," Evans said. "As far as injury-wise, I feel good. I've been running, and I feel 100 percent."
Evans hopes to lose seven to 10 pounds and play at around 230 this fall. "I've got to lose more weight. I'm too heavy right now," he said. "But the workouts I've been doing, I'll be fine. I'll be ready."
Evans' contract is a four-year deal (with a team option for year No. 5) that should be worth a fully-guaranteed $14.63 million with a signing bonus of $8.96 million. He is expected to start right away opposite Vincent Jackson.
The report says Evans has missed the last two weeks with a mild hamstring tweak, but offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford isn't concerned.
"Mike obviously tweaked his hamstring a little bit but he'll be back," said Tedford. "He showed his first couple days he's a real talent, there's no doubt about it."
Evans is expected to start opposite Vincent Jackson. He should be fine for the start of training camp.
Evans was drafted No. 7 overall and should start opposite Vincent Jackson.
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