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Chris Evans

Chris Evans


Age: 23College: Michigan

2021 Outlook

Strength of Schedule
RB Rank: 14th
Draft Rank (ECR) #369
Best / Worst #187 / #368

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This late in your draft, you're simply looking for someone who has a shot of sticking on their roster. Evans is a supreme athlete at the RB position, but he's extremely inexperienced due to the situation he was in at Michigan. He'll certainly need some time to develop and become a more refined pro, but there's a path for him to see the field in this offense eventually. If Joe Mixon isn't able to stay healthy, the Bengals will have to turn to Samaje Perine and Evans. He's not worth spending more than a early 4th-round pick on, in my opinion, but the path for opportunity is there.

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Chris Evans impressing in camp as a pass-catcher

Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan stated that Chris Evans has the most natural hands for a running back he has ever seen.

Fantasy Impact

Fantasy managers have been hoping for a three-down workload for Joe Mixon for several years and with the release of Giovani Bernard earlier this off-season, it appeared as if that would finally come to fruition in 2021. Evans was selected in the sixth-round largely because of his receiving ability and it has already caught the attention of his new coaches in Cincinnati. If the rookie is able to carve out a role as the Bengals pass-catching back, he could provide value to fantasy managers in full-PPR leagues. This is not certain yet and the most likely scenario still involves Mixon being the primary, three-down back for Cincinnati. However, the Bengals have been reluctant to utilize the four-year pro in that kind of capacity thus far in his career, and it has led to Bernard racking up 155 catches over the past four seasons. Fantasy managers should continue to monitor how the Bengals assign backfield duties throughout this off-season.

Robert Lorge - 6 weeks ago
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Strength of Schedule (2021)
Next Gamevs. MIN6th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesCHI, PIT, JAC19th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)SF, DEN, BAL23rd easiest opponents
Rest of Season--15th easiest remaining opponents
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