NFL upholds Mike Evans' one-online game suspension, Bucs wideout to omit Packers matchup - Fox information

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers star broad receiver Mike Evans aren't active for Sunday's game towards the green Bay Packers after the NFL determined to uphold his one-online game suspension for his position in a fight with New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore, his agent noted. 

Evans' enchantment of the one-video game suspension devoid of pay was heard Tuesday before appeals officer and NFL wide receiver James Thrash, who become collectively appointed through the league and the NFLPA. 

Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore and defense Marcus Maye tussle with Tampa Bay Buccaneers vast receiver Mike Evans at Caesars Superdome, Sept. 18, 2022, in New Orleans. (Stephen Lew-united states today sports)

"we are disenchanted that the league upheld a suspension when there are a few arguments of players doing extra egregious violations together with: punching, kicking, and choking players and never being suspended," Evans' agent Deryk Gilmore stated in a statement, by means of ESPN. 


"additionally, Evans had already been ejected, which is penalty ample, however the league selected to self-discipline him even more. here is unlucky, however we can respect the league's determination." 

The confrontation all the way through Sunday's online game initially concerned quarterback Tom Brady, working lower back Leonard Fournette and Lattimore, but the NFL talked about in its preliminary ruling that Evans grew to become concerned after the fact. 

Saints defensive conclusion Cameron Jordan consoles cornerback Marshon Lattimore after a play towards Tampa Bay Buccaneers large receiver Mike Evans on Sept. 18, 2022, in New Orleans. (Stephen Lew-us of a these days activities)

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"After a play had ended, you have been jogging toward your sidelines. in the event you observed your teammates engaged in a disagreement with Saints' avid gamers, you ran towards that enviornment on the field and violently threw your physique into and struck an unsuspecting opponent who became a part of that war of words," the league spoke of in a letter to Evans. 

"You knocked your opponent to the floor and a melee ensued involving avid gamers from both teams," the letter endured. "Your aggressive habits may have led to critical injury to your opponent and naturally does not mirror the excessive standards of sportsmanship anticipated of knowledgeable."

Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers all over the Saints game in New Orleans on Sept. 18, 2022. (Chris Graythen/Getty photographs)

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Evans will fail to spot around $62,000 in online game day pay. He became in the past suspended for one video game in 2017 for knocking Lattimore to the ground throughout a further Saints-Bucs matchup.

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