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Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Career-high 160 tackles in 2022
Evans recorded 160 tackles (86 solo), four pass defenses, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble across 17 appearances during the 2022 campaign.
Evans appeared in all 17 games and posted a career-high 160 tackles during his first season with Atlanta. He had a stretch from Weeks 3 through 15 during which he recorded at least 10 tackles in 10 of 12 games, including a 15-stop performance against Pittsburgh in Week 13. Evans' contract was for only one season, so he'll likely test free agency after his stellar campaign, though a return to Atlanta could be in the cards if the Falcons are willing to offer the 2018 first-round pick a multi-year deal.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Ties season low with six stops
Evans recorded six tackles (two solo) during Saturday's 17-9 loss to Baltimore.
Evans tied his season low with six stops and snapped a six-game double-digit tackle streak. Despite finishing second on the team in tackles behind Richie Grant, Evans' performance Saturday was certainly disappointing given his recent string of success. In his first season with Atlanta, Evans has totaled a career-high 151 tackles, so he'll look to get back on track in Week 17 against the Cardinals.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Solid production in loss
Evans recorded 10 tackles (five solo) and one sack during Sunday's 21-18 loss to the Saints.
Evans notched his sixth consecutive double-digit tackle performance and recorded his first sack since Week 8. Across his first 14 appearances with Atlanta, the 2018 first-round pick has totaled 145 tackles, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble while playing nearly every defensive snap.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Season-high 15 tackles in loss
Evans recorded 15 tackles (six solo) during Sunday's 19-16 loss to Pittsburgh.
Evans set a season high with 15 tackles, marking his fifth straight game with double-digit stops and his ninth overall. The fifth-year linebacker has already set a new career high with 135 stops across his first 13 appearances with the Falcons. Evans will be a top IDP option when Atlanta returns to action following its Week 14 bye.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Ties season high with 13 tackles
Evans recorded 13 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's 19-13 loss to Washington.
Evans tied his season high with 13 tackles, which extended his double-digit tackle streak to four games. Over his last 10 appearances, the fifth-year linebacker has totaled 107 tackles and one sack.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Team-high 11 tackles in win
Evans notched 11 tackles (eight solo) during Sunday's 27-24 win over the Bears.
Evans notched his third double-digit tackle performance in a row and his seventh of the season. Across his first 11 appearances in Atlanta, the fifth-year linebacker has totaled 107 tackles, four pass defenses, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and one sack.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Double-digit tackles in loss
Evans recorded 10 tackles (six solo) in Thursday's 25-15 loss to the Panthers.
Evans led the team in tackles once again Thursday, compiling double-digit takedowns for the sixth time in 10 games this year. On the campaign, the linebacker is now up to 96 tackles. including a sack, while deflecting four passes with a forced fumble and two fumble recoveries.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Another busy outing
Evans recorded 12 tackles (six solo), including one for loss, one pass defense and one forced fumble during Sunday's 20-17 loss to the Chargers.
Evans led the team in stops and notched his fifth double-digit tackle outing of the campaign, giving him 86 through nine games. The linebacker added his first forced fumble of the season by stripping Austin Ekeler late in the fourth quarter, but the Falcons were unable to secure possession after Ta'Quon Graham fumbled the ball back to the Chargers while trying to scoop and score. To go along with his 86 tackles, Evans has also recorded four pass defenses, two fumble recoveries, one sack and one forced fumble, making him a top-tier IDP option moving forward.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Records first sack of season
Evans totaled nine tackles (four solo) and one sack during Sunday's 37-34 overtime win over the Panthers.
Evans was busy again in Week 8, recording at least nine tackles for the fifth time over his last six appearances. However, his first sack of the season -- an eight-yard loss on a 3rd-and-9 play in the fourth quarter -- made Sunday's outing Evans' best fantasy performance of the campaign. Across his first eight appearances with Atlanta, Evans has totaled 74 tackles, three pass defenses, two fumble recoveries and one sack. He'll look to maintain his strong play against the Chargers in Week 9.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Secures 13 tackles in loss
Evans recorded 13 tackles (seven solo) in Sunday's 35-17 loss to the Bengals.
Evans played 100 percent of the Falcons' defensive snaps Sunday, recording a season-high tackle tally in the loss. On the season, the linebacker has produced 65 tackles, three pass deflections and two fumble recoveries over seven contests.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Starts scoop-and-score in win
Evans recorded 12 tackles (seven solo), one forced fumble and one pass defensed during Sunday's 28-14 win over the 49ers.
Evans was responsible for a scoop-and-score late in the first quarter of Sunday's win over the 49ers, while he also tied with Troy Andersen for a team-leading 12 tackles in Week 6. The fifth-year pro is slated to operate in his usual role as one of the team's starting linebackers next Sunday versus the Bengals.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Another double-digit tackle outing
Evans recorded 10 tackles (five solo) and one fumble recovery during Sunday's 23-20 win over the Browns.
Evans notched his second straight game with at least 10 tackles and now has 35 stops through four games. He also recorded his second fumble recovery of the season after Jaylinn Hawkins stripped David Njoku in the first quarter. He'll look to continue his double-digit tackle streak against Tampa Bay on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Double-digit tackles in win
Evans recorded 12 tackles and two pass defenses during Sunday's 27-23 win over the Seahawks.
Evans recorded a season-high 12 tackles and notched his first two pass defenses of the campaign. Across his first three contests in Atlanta, the veteran linebacker has played nearly every defensive snap and totaled 25 stops.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Rashaan Evans: Links up with Atlanta
Evans agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Falcons on Monday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Evans reunites with coach Arthur Smith in Atlanta, where he will look to bounce back from a disappointing 2021 campaign. The 2018 first-round pick logged just 12 appearances last season, in which he notched 57 tackles (35 solo), two pass breakups, two interceptions, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery. He was a healthy scratch during Tennessee's divisional-round loss.... See More ... See Less
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