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Buffalo Bills Looking to Trade Lee Evans

Contributed by on August 12, 2011 at 1:42 pm

Buffalo Bills Looking to Trade Lee Evans

Buffalo Bills are seeking a trade for Lee Evans, their wide receiver, according to unconfirmed reports.
Lee Evans is still considered a potential vertical threat to the opposing team and is considered an asset for any team for which he plays for. Rumors of him being available to trading have been surfacing throughout the offseason. On Thursday Evans said that these trade talks are a part of the game. He said that these talks don’t let him focus on his game. He said that his aim is to put everything he has got to make sure that his team wins.

The reports of Evan’s trade were dismissed by Coach Chan Gailey as pure rumors. Buddy Nix, the Buffalo General manager also dismissed the reports and said that there was nothing to talk about right now about the reports. However, another unidentified person has said that a few teams have approached Buffalo to talk about transfer of Evans. Buffalo is insisting on trading Evan only if it receives “Something Substantial” in return for their wide receiver.

It was reported that Crizona Cardinals had showed interest in trading Evan. Other reports suggest that Baltimore Ravens were interested in acquiring Evans. Evans however denied being approached by any team. He is currently in the beginning of the second year of his three year contract. Evans was also the subject of trade talks that originated last season.

Evans was selected in the 2004 first round draft out of Wisconsin. He is the longest serving member of the Buffalo Bills’ offensive and is also the leader of the young receivers in the team. He has surpassed 1,000 yards receiving twice. His best season was in 2006, when he made 82 catches for approximately 1,290 yards and also made eight touchdowns. However, since 2008 his performance has been deteriorating slowly.