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Fred Evans

Fred Evans - #90 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 11/06/1983
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College Texas State
Years played 7
Drafted 2006, 7th round, 4th pick by Dolphins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Key matchup: Colts QB Andrew Luck vs. Vikings secondary

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
In Thursday's key matchup, we break down two units set to face off in Indianapolis that struggled in Week One.

Vikings have big plans for Rudolph

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
One of the many pleasant developments in the Week One victory over the Jaguars was the heavy usage of TE Kyle Rudolph.

RG3 gets NFC Player of the Week honors

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III, Buccaneers DB Ronde Barber and Vikings PK Blair Walsh were named the NFC Players of the Week for Week One.

Colts WR Collie cleared to practice

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie will practice this week and could play in Week Two’s game against the Vikings.

Week One Players of the Week

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Robert Griffin III, Tracy Porter and Blair Walsh as its Players of the Week.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Packers were a popular pick to win the NFC North, but after one game, they are looking up at the rest of the division.

Colts' home opener a sellout

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Monday that their game against the Vikings in Week Two has been sold out.

Peterson's return helps Vikings to OT win

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Adrian Peterson ran for two touchdowns in his return from a left knee injury as the Vikings beat the Jaguars in overtime.

Strong OL play can boost Vikings' chances

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Vikings can make strong measures of improvement with a few key upgrades, including with the play on the offensive line.

Jaguars' Mularkey says MJD won't start opener

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew won the rushing title last season, but he isn't even his club's Week One starter.

Vikings trade for CB Jefferson

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 10:43 p.m. ET
The Cardinals traded CB A.J. Jefferson to the Vikings on Friday night for at least one undisclosed draft pick.

Vikings S Smith fined for hit

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie S Harrison Smith was fined $21,000 for unnecessary roughness, the league confirmed to Pro Football Talk. 

Favre attorneys take aim at racy claims

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Brett Favre shouldn't have to respond to embarrassing claims about his personal life two massage therapists are making in a lawsuit, his lawyers say.

Vikings release 15 players to reach 75-man limit

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
The Vikings released 15 players Saturday to get their roster total down to 75.

Vikings' Kluwe criticizes replacement officials

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
Vikings P Chris Kluwe says he's had enough with these replacement officials after watching them for three weeks of preseason games.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 21, 2012
The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed Evans.||||||| Evans came to the Vikings as a free agent in 2007 and has played in spot duty at both inside spots on the defensive line. He played in all 16 games last season and had 22 tackles.
Posted April 06, 2009
Evans signed his one-year tender to return to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday.||||||| Evans served as the primary backup to Pro Bowler Pat Williams last season. He started the final two regular season games and the playoff game against Philadelphia while Williams worked through legal problems and an injury. The Vikings almost had to bring Evans back because Williams' challenge of a positive drug test has yet to be resolved in court. If he loses his case, he and fellow tackle Kevin Williams will be suspended for the first four games of next season.
Posted Nov. 27, 2007
Evans received a two-game suspension Tuesday from the NFL for violating the league's personal conduct policy during a pair of offseason problems.||||||| Evans was arrested twice this summer while he was on Miami's roster, for marijuana possession in Texas and for fighting with police in Florida. He will not be paid and is required to sit out this week and next, before he's eligible to return to the active roster on Monday, Dec. 10. Evans has been active for eight of the Vikings' 11 games, recording five tackles, one sack and two quarterback hurries.
Posted Aug. 12, 2007
The Vikings signed Evans on Sunday.||||||| Evans, who appeared in one game for the Dolphins as a rookie in 2006, was waived after he was arrested on June 23 for allegedly refusing to leave a taxi on South Beach and fighting with officers. Evans pleaded not guilty to multiple charges last month. He was on probation for a marijuana possession arrest when he was arrested in June, meaning he could face discipline under the NFL's conduct policy.
Posted June 28, 2007
Evans, arrested over the weekend for refusing to leave a taxi on South Beach and for fighting with officers, was released by the Dolphins on Thursday.||||||| Evans played in one game as a rookie last season with the Dolphins. Evans was charged with multiple counts of battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting with violence, along with single counts of disorderly intoxication and trespassing. One officer was allegedly bitten on the wrist, and a female officer sustained scrapes on her left knee, police said.

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