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A rookie sixth-round pick of the Bengals, Evans is known for his football intelligence, solid build (5-11, 211) and receiving ability out of the backfield ... Spent last five seasons (2016-20) at Michigan, where he averaged 5.6 yards per carry and scored 15 rushing TDs; also caught 49 career passes for 479 yards (9.8) and two TDs ... Bengals coaches say he first appeared on their radar during 2021 Senior Bowl practices, where they say he impressed with his hands and route-running ability.
Bengals Notebook: New DE Ray Brings A Legacy; Everybody Loves Chris (Evans); Apple Hopes To Shine In 'Fresh Start'
Wyatt Ray had been barely unpacked for a day in the Bengals locker room. But when someone pointed to the music computer over on the wall Thursday, he said he'd certainly feel comfortable enough to go over there right now and punch in some of his grandfather's unforgettable records.
McPherson's 57-Yarder And Evans' 29-Yard TD Catch Highlight First Half For Bengals
Joe Burrow had his 90 seconds and a pair of rookies had their moments in the first half of Sunday's preseason finale at Paul Brown Stadium against the Dolphins. On the final play of the half Evan McPherson would have tied the club record with a 57-yard yard field goal in cutting the Dolphins' lead to 14-13.
Wide-Eyed Evans Opens Up Bengals Running Back Competition
Even behind Chris Evans' stylish glasses, his eyes were wider than the impact the rookie running back had on the Bengals roster during Saturday night's 19-14 win over the Buccaneers in the preseason opener.
What Zac Taylor, Brandon Allen And The Bengals Said After The Game Against Tampa
Find out what Bengals head coach Zac Taylor and the players said to the media after a 19-14 preseason victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Rookies Evans, Ossai Lift Bengals To Halftime Lead over Bucs
Bengals rookie running back Chris Evans threw a bevy of moves at the Super Bowl champion Buccaneers in Saturday night's preseason opener and his one-yard run with 13 seconds left in the first half gave them a 7-6 lead. Evans, a sixth-rounder out of Michigan, had seven carries for 17 yards, many of them coming on slithering second efforts, before putting his head and down and slamming in for the go-ahead touchdown.
Bengals Rookie RB Evans Catching The Rebound
You have guys who are the son of a coach and guys who are a coach on the field and guys who are a coach in waiting. But in rookie running back Chris Evans, the Bengals already have a guy who actually has been a coach for almost as long as he's played the game.
Bengals Sign Seven Draft Picks
The Bengals today signed seven draft picks — DE Cam Sample, DT Tyler Shelvin, OT D'Ante Smith, K Evan McPherson, C/G Trey Hill, HB Chris Evans and DE Wyatt Hubert. The team also signed veteran free agent WR Trent Taylor.
Rookie Minicamp Quick Hits: Chase Likes Footing On and Off Field; RB Evans Catching On Fast; Ossai Continues To Inspire With New Number
After his first Bengals practice Friday morning inside the confines of Paul Brown Stadium, first-round pick Ja'Marr Chase sounded comfortable operating around both his new hash marks and Cincinnati streets ... Michigan running back Chris Evans did nothing to dispel his tag as a sixth-round steal.
Bengals Draft Picks By The Numbers
The Bengals unveiled the jersey numbers of their 2021 draft class and they literally ran the gamut with LSU wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase taking No. 1 for the first time in franchise history and college teammate Tyler Shelvin hauling down No. 99.
Ton Of Work Yields 'BMG' Draft For Bengals
A few behind-the scenes vignettes from the weekend on how the Bengals attacked this most unusual of drafts:
Bengals Notebook: Doing 'The Mixon,' As Rookies Already Take Note Of The Vets; Senior Bowl Looms Large On Board
The new guys are watching the old guys. Like the Bengals' last two picks in Saturday's NFL Draft. While Michigan running back Chris Evans' teammates practiced a move called "The Mixon," in honor of Bengals running back Joe Mixon, seventh-rounder Wyatt Hubert of Kansas State has been copying edge rusher Trey Hendrickson's game.
Bengals Go Big In AFC North Push Back Draft
The Bengals went historically big in the NFL Draft with seven of their 10 picks linemen.