Jahri Evans to Saints: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

September 7, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Guard Jahri Evans' tenure with the New Orleans Saints appeared to be over when the team released him in February, but he rejoined the organization Wednesday on a one-year contract. 
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network first reported the deal, and Adam Caplan of ESPN confirmed the contract length.
The 33-year-old Evans was a fourth-round pick out of Bloomsburg by the Saints in 2006, and he quickly developed into one of the best and most consistent guards in football.
Evans was named to the Pro Bowl every year from 2009 to 2014, and he was also a First-Team All-Pro selection in four of those seasons.
The Philadelphia native played in and started every game from his rookie year in 2006 through the 2012 campaign before he finally missed two contests in 2013.
Injuries became a much bigger issue for Evans in 2015, though, as he sat out five games with knee and ankle ailments.
Evans was nowhere near as effective as usual when he was in the lineup, and...

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