Having Jahri Evans back on practice field provides lift for New Orleans Saints offensive line
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Aug 19, 2014
New Orleans Saints tackle Marcel Jones and New Orleans Saints guard Jahri Evans during day 18 of the New Orleans Saints training camp at the Saints facility in Metairie, Tuesday August 19, 2014. The Jets took Evans in the fourth round of May’s draft. Evans, who has been dealing with a shoulder injury, has been placed on injured reserve. "He's in his ninth year, he's an outstanding player," Saints coach Sean Payton said. I think it is important for the younger rookies, the first-year players to not only see not only what a player is doing but the work ethic and preparation all those things."
The Jets placed rookie wide receiver Shaq Evans on injured reserve Tuesday, when he had season-ending shoulder surgery (Jets, Aug. 19). Rex Ryan said earlier this month the injury, sustained Aug. 5, was bad enough that season-ending IR was a possibility…