Opponents by Group
|vs Own Division||6||7||3||4||0||1|
|Outside Own Division||10||5||3||2||0||0|
|vs AFC Teams||12||11||5||6||0||1|
|vs NFC Teams||4||1||1||0||0||0|
Opponents by Team
|Los Angeles Rams||1|
|New England Patriots||1||1||0||1||0||0|
|New York Jets||1||1||1||0||0||0|
|San Francisco 49ers||1||1||1||0||0||0|
|Hard Rock Stadium||1|
|Oakland-Alameda County Stadium||1||1||0||1||0||0|
|Paul Brown Stadium||8||8||5||3||0||1|
|M&T Bank Stadium||1|
|New Era Field||1||1||1||0||0||0|
Originally a 2017 sixth-round Bengals draft choice, Evans in '19 enters his third season in Cincinnati and looks to continue to expand his role in the LB rotation ... Played in 14 games (five starts) in 2018, seeing action on 45.2 percent of Bengals' defensive snaps, and totaled 59 tackles (fifth on team), 1.5 sacks, an INT and three PDs ... Missed final two games due to ankle injury suffered in Game 14 vs. Oakland ... As a rookie in 2017, saw his playing time increase as season progressed, and started four games late in the year after injuries hit Cincinnati's starting LBs.
Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in sixth round of 2017 NFL Draft (193rd overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-15-17.
2018 highlights: Played in 14 games, with five starts ... Suffered ankle injury in Game 14 vs. Oakland, and was inactive for Game 15 and placed on Reserve/Injured list on Dec. 28, two days prior to season finale ... Finished season with 59 tackles on defense, including 1.5 sacks, three PDs and one INT ... Saw time on 45.2 percent of defensive snaps ... Also had two special teams tackles ... Recorded season-high 11 tackles Oct. 28 vs. Tampa Bay, including 1.5 sacks (first career sack), and intercepted Buccaneers' QB Jameis Winston (first career INT).
Previous seasons: 2017—Played in 15 games, with four starts ... Inactive on Oct. 1 at Cleveland with a hamstring injury ... All four starts came in last five weeks of season while filling in for various injured starters ... Led all rookies in tackles (33) and added two PDs ... Had five special teams tackles ... Had season-high 10 tackles on Dec. 10 vs. Chicago, including two TFLs.
College: Played four seasons (2013-16) at Oklahoma, and totaled 286 tackles, including 22 TFLs, with 3.5 sacks, five INTs, four FFs and three FRs ... As a senior, earned first-team All-Big 12 honors (coaches and AP) after totaling 98 tackles, including 10 TFLs, 2.5 sacks, four INTs (two returned for TDs), one FF, one FR and eight pass breakups.
Personal: Hometown is Norman, Okla. ... Attended Norman North High School in Norman, Okla. ... Totaled 94 tackles, nine sacks, two FFs and a FR as a HS senior ... Also excelled as a return specialist, with four career kickoff-return TDs and two punt-return TDs ... Majored in Arts and Sciences Planned Program at Oklahoma ... Named First-Team Academic All-Big 12 in 2014 and received second-team honors in '15 ... Father, Scott, was three-time all-conference defensive tackle at Oklahoma (1988-90) ... Scott Evans also grew up in Cincinnati before moving to Oklahoma in middle school.