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Jordan Evans: Tries out with Bengals
Evans (knee) worked out for Cincinnati on Friday, Aaron Wilson of ProFootballNetwork.com reports.
Evans registered a career-low five tackles across as many games before finishing the 2021 campaign on Cincinnati's injured reserve list due to a knee injury. The former Bengal played at least 14 games in each of his first four NFL seasons with the team, and he could provide depth at linebacker for the team once more.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Moves back to injured reserve
Evans (knee) shifted to injured reserve Thursday after the Bengals activated him from the reserve/COVID-19 list, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
Evans had been forced to isolate from the team since early January due to the league's COVID-19 protocols. Although he'll now be able to return to the team facilities, he's still presumably out for the season due to a knee injury that he sustained in October.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Shifts to COVID-19 list
Evans (knee) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.
Evans, who is out for the year with a knee injury, will need to clear the NFL's COVID-19 protocols before returning to team facilities to continue his rehab. The 26-year-old played mainly on special teams this year and totaled five tackles (three solo) across five appearances.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Placed on injured reserve
Evans (knee) was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Evans was carted off the field with a right knee injury in Sunday's loss to the Packers, and he's expected to miss the remainder of the season, Tyler Dragon of USA Today reports. The 26-year-old played mainly on special teams this year and totaled five tackles (three solo) across five appearances.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Ruled out Sunday
Evans (knee) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Packers.
Evans was declared out with a right knee injury, but perhaps the scariest thing is that he was carted off the field after covering a kickoff. Further tests will be needed to determine the extent of his injury.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Back in Cincy
Evans signed a one-year contract with the Bengals on Sunday, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.
Evans played just 61 defensive snaps across 15 NFL games last season. He tested free agency, but he ultimately chose to return to Cincinnati. The 2017 sixth-round pick likely will make most of his contributions on special teams next year.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Set to return Week 17
Evans (hamstring) won't carry an injury tag into Sunday's game against the Ravens.
Evans was unavailable last week against the Texans. He'll return to the lineup for the season finale, but he's not expected to upgrade from a special-teams role.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Ruled out with hamstring issue
Evans (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against Houston, Ben Baby of ESPN.com reports.
Evans has mainly worked with the special teams unit this season, but he won't be available for Sunday's Week 16 contest. His last chance to play during the regular season will be Jan. 3 against the Ravens.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Cleared from COVID list
The Bengals activated Evans from the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesady, Geoff Hobson of the team's official site reports.
Evans was placed on the list because he came into close contact with an infected person, but he's turned in negative tests to gain clearance. Evans will likely only assume a special teams role if he suits up in Sunday's game against the Steelers.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Heads to COVID-19 list
The Bengals placed Evans on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, per the NFL's official transaction log.
Evans has either tested positive for the virus or come into close contact with an infected person. The Bengals are on bye Week 9, but Evans' status for Week 10 against the Steelers is up in the air.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Full practice Wednesday
Evans (hamstring) wasn't on the team's injury report Wednesday.
Evans had been dealing with the hamstring injury during the late stages of training camp but appears ready to return. Now healthy, the Oklahoma product is expected to handle a role primarily on special teams for 2020.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Still not practicing
Evans (hamstring) is not participating in Sunday's scrimmage, Jay Morrison of The Athletic reports.
Evans was labeled week-to-week due to hamstring injury Aug. 25, so it's unsurprising to see that he's still sidelined. The special-teams ace could still have a shot at suiting up against the Chargers during the season opener Sept. 13.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Battling hamstring injury
Evans is considered week-to-week with a hamstring injury, Marisa Contipelli of the Bengals' official site reports.
With less than three weeks until the season opener, Evans' injury could force him to miss his first game since 2018. He rarely plays on defense behind Josh Bynes, but Evans plays nearly every special-teams snap.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Held out in Week 1
Evans didn't play a single snap on defense in their Week 1 loss to the Seahawks, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.
The takeaway here is that new defensive coordinator Lou Anarumos is moving away from the team's former 4-3 front, instead mostly using a modified 3-4 or even a 5-2, with the only two linebackers getting regular playing time being Preston Brown and Nick Vigil. Anarumos is trying not to force weaker linebackers like Evans or rookie Germaine Pratt out there if he can help it.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Moves to injured reserve
Evans (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Evans didn't practice the last two weeks and will finish 2018 missing the final two games of the season. The Bengals' desperate injury situation forces the team to put him on injured reserve, rather than simply ruling him out. Hardy Nickerson and Nick Vigil should continue to dominate the snaps at linebacker Sunday at Pittsburgh.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Still not practicing
Evans (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.
Evans sat out last week's loss to the Browns and was a non-participant in practice Wednesday and Thursday. The second-year pro is trending towards sitting out Week 17, in which case Vincent Rey would slot into the starting lineup versus Pittsburgh.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Will sit Sunday
Evans (ankle) was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.
Evans suffered the injury in last Sunday's win over the Raiders and was unable to practice this week. Vincent Rey stepped in at weak-side linebacker for the Bengals last week and should do so again Sunday at Cleveland.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Absent from Wednesday's practice
Evans (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
Evans exited Sunday's win over the Raiders after sustaining an ankle injury, and remains sidelined during Cincinnati's first practice of the week. It remains to be seen whether the second-year linebacker will recover in time to suit up against the Browns in Week 16. If Evans were to miss any time, expect Vincent Rey to draw the start at weakside linebacker.... See More ... See Less
Bengals' Jordan Evans: Suffers ankle injury
Evans won't return to Sunday's game against the Raiders after sustaining a left ankle injury.
Evans sustained the injury in the first half and was declared out shortly after halftime. Vincent Rey has taken over at weakside linebacker for the Bengals in his absence.... See More ... See Less
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