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Evans Day To Day After MRI Shows No Structural Knee Damage

Evans Day To Day After MRI Shows No Structural Knee Damage

An MRI performed on Mike Evans injured left knee showed no structural damage and the receivers status for Tampa Bays first playoff game in 13 years is day to day.

TAMPA, Fla.: An MRI performed on Mike Evans injured left knee showed no structural damage and the receivers status for Tampa Bays first playoff game in 13 years is day to day.

Evans was hurt during the first quarter of Sundays regular-season finale against Atlanta, one play after a 20-yard reception made him the first player in NFL history to begin a career with seven consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.

Coach Bruce Arians described the injury as a hyperextension and said there was little swelling in the knee Monday. Hes hopeful Evans can get on the practice field Thursday in preparation for Saturday nights NFC wild-card game at Washington.

The Bucs (11-5) are in the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

If hes 80% wed have to fight to keep him off the field, Arians said. At 80%, hes better than some guys at 100.

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