Mike Evans named this week’s NFLPA Community MVP

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The NFL Players Association announced that Buccaneers receiver Mike Evans has been named their Community MVP for Week 16.

Evans donated over $30,000 to support local Tampa children in need through his annual Catch For Christmas initiative. The receiver also provided six local high school students with a Florida pre-paid four-year college scholarship plan, valued at $23,500 each.

“This is a huge honor,” Evans said in a statement. “With the many blessings I’ve received through football, my wife, Ashli, and I started the Mike Evans Family Foundation to be a blessing to others. We don’t do it for the recognition. It just makes us feel good to give back.”

The NFLPA will donate $10,000 to Evans’ foundation or a charity of his choice in honor of his selection. Evans will also be eligible for the year-end Alan Page Community Award along with all of the weekly winners.

Mike Evans named this week’s NFLPA Community MVP originally appeared on Pro Football Talk