Justin Evans

Justin Evans

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/199 lbs
Born: Wiggins, Mississippi
College: Texas A&M
Draft: 2017 2nd round (18th pick) by the
  • Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.

    Critical late-game hit caps one of most fulfilling weeks of Keanu Neal’s life

    TAMPA — Though universally lauded for the possible game-saving hit he delivered Monday night on Saints tight end Taysom Hill, Keanu Neal won’t remember it as the biggest moment of his season. Or even his week. Six days before giving his team new life (with the third-down hit on Hill), Neal’s wife, Krizia, did the same for their fledgling family. Krizia gave birth to a baby boy, Kai, in south ...

  • WTOP News

    Saints' bye comes as an all-but-lost season winds down

    Saints star receiver Michael Thomas and season-opening starting quarterback Jameis Winston have not played since Week 3 — and that has turned out to be just the beginning of what has gone awry for New Orleans in 2022. A Week 14 bye gives the Saints (4-9) a brief reprieve before they try to avoid their first 10-loss season since 2005. That was the year before the Saints hired Sean Payton, who became the winningest coach in franchise history before retiring after last season.

  • Saints Wire

    Falcons announce QB change ahead of Week 15 Saints game

    Here’s some news during the New Orleans Saints’ bye week. The Atlanta Falcons are also resting ahead of Week 15’s game with the Saints on Dec. 18, but they’ve made the decision to bench quarterback Marcus Mariota and start rookie draft pick Desmond Ridder down the stretch. So Ridder will make his first career start against the Saints when both teams come out of their bye.