Evans finished his third season with 96 receptions for 1,321 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns in 16 starts. He was ranked 29th by his peers on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017. 2017 season. On April 17, 2017, the Buccaneers picked up the fifth-year option on Evans's contract.
Jordy Ray Nelson (born May 31, 1985) is an American football wide receiver for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Kansas State, and received All-America honors. Nelson was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
In this installment, SI’s Michael Beller and 4 For 4’s T.J. Hernandez debate Jordy Nelson vs. Michael Thomas. Jordy Nelson, WR, Packers (ADP: 11.75) Michael Beller makes the case for Nelson over Thomas… When Jordy Nelson suffered a torn ACL two summers ago, costing him the entire 2015 season, many assumed it was the beginning of the end for him.
There’s a popular saying about how the rich get richer, and when it comes to the New England Patriots, that’s what happened this offseason after pulling off a deal with the New Orleans Saints to acquire Brandin Cooks. For whatever reason, Cooks seemed unhappy with his role at the Saints, which is ridiculous when considering he was part of one of the most high-powered offenses in the NFL.
Could Hopkins find a connection with his new quarterback and go on a crazy run as he did in 2015? Sure. That's certainly in his range of outcomes. However, the signs are pointing to a solid but unspectacular 2017 season from Hopkins, which isn't what you want associated with a top-12 wide receiver pick.