Tampa Bay Bucs player Mike Evans (already my favorite player and an all-around nice guy) has just done a good thing for the team.
For the second time this off- season, Mike Evans and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have restructured his contract. This time, it saves the Bucs around $3.2 million in cap space, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. Mike is exchanging base salary for a bonus to help his team clear out 2019 cap space.
The #Bucs have done a simple restructure on star WR Mike Evans’ contract, creating $3.2 million in 2019 cap space. He’s still due $20 million cash this year. They previously restructured in March, too, but only this one for cap reasons.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 18, 2019
According to spotrac.com, Evans will now make $16.8 million in 2019. The Bucs also have around $8.3 million in cap room, good for 23rd. in the NFL.
Evans is coming off of a Pro Bowl season in which he recorded 86 receptions for 1,524 yards and eight touchdowns. He also became the youngest receiver ever to reach 1,000 yards in his first 5 seasons. Very impressive!
It’s obvious to me that Mike is worth every penny they give him. Now with the willingness to restructure, it just gives people even more reason to love him. Let’s hope we can keep him!
For the complete details go to: USA Today.