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Jahri Evans

Jahri Evans - #73 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 318 lbs.
Birthday 08/22/1983
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA
College Bloomsburg
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 11th pick by Saints

Report: Saints OT Stinchcomb to undergo surgery

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Saints ORT Jon Stinchcomb will undergo surgery after suffering a sports hernia, but is expected to be ready to participate in training camp.

Source: Giants no longer shopping Cofield

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 1:32 a.m. ET
After he thwarted a deal with New Orleans during the draft, unsigned Giants NT Barry Cofield is no longer on the trading block, a league source told NFL.com Thursday.

Former security director withdraws lawsuit against Saints

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Former Saints security director Geoffrey Santini has withdrawn his lawsuit against the organization after the club's lawyers sent the matter to an arbitration judge, as provided for in Santini's employment contract with the team.

Saints WR Meachem undergoes toe surgery

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Saints WR Robert Meachem will be sidelined until training camp at the earliest after undergoing surgery on his toe.

Saints not interested in QB Russell

Posted May 09, 2010 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
Sean Payton has shot down the talk that the Saints might be interested in signing former No. 1 overall draft choice JaMarcus Russell.

Patriots' 2011 draft choice upgraded

Posted May 09, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The 2011 conditional draft choice that the Patriots received in the September trade of TE David Thomas to New Orleans has been upgraded from a seventh-round pick to a sixth-rounder, ESPN.com reports.

Saints sign Evans to richest deal ever for interior lineman

Posted May 05, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Saints have signed restricted free-agent OG Jahri Evans to the richest contract ever for an interior offensive lineman, NFL.com and ESPN are reporting.

Sharper agrees to one-year deal with Saints

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
FS Darren Sharper has agreed to a one-year deal with the Saints, according to reports.

DEA investigating alleged theft of pain pills by Saints staffer

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 12:51 a.m. ET
The Drug Enforcement Administration is investigating allegations made against a Saints senior staff member for theft of prescription Vicodin pills from the team's training headquarters.

Young players will battle for Saints’ SLB job

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
We hear the Saints expect two or three players to compete for the starting spot at strong-side linebacker, which was vacated when Scott Fujita signed with the Browns earlier this offseason.

2010 draft choices by team: Saints

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the New Orleans Saints in the 2010 NFL draft.

Saints snag potential replacements for OLT Brown, TE Shockey

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
The Saints' second-round pick of USC OT Charles Brown will only ramp up speculation that they will trade OLT Jammal Brown this offseason or let him walk after 2010.

Saints add even more depth at corner by drafting Robinson

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 12:08 a.m. ET
This is the second consecutive year New Orleans has used its first-round pick on a cornerback, and at first glance it doesn't fill any of its needs.

2010 schedule won't thrill Saints

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
If the NFL draft is Christmas, then the league’s schedule release date must be Thanksgiving. Except maybe if you’re the Saints.

Saints will host Vikings in regular-season opener

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Commissioner Roger Goodell announced during a chat on NFL.com that the Saints will host the Vikings to open the regular season on Thursday, Sept. 9.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted May 05, 2010
The New Orleans Saints and Evans have reached an agreement on a seven-year contract worth nearly $57 million. A person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press the deal was for $56.7 million. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the financial terms were not disclosed by the club. General manager Mickey Loomis announced the length of the deal on Wednesday.||||||| Evans, who has been a restricted free agent for the past two seasons, has started all 64 games at right guard since being drafted in the fourth round in 2006 out of Bloomsburg. Last season, he was named both All-Pro and to the Pro Bowl after as part of a unit that made Drew Brees among the least sacked quarterbacks in the NFL.
Posted April 24, 2009
Evans, a restricted free agent, has signed a one-year contract with the Saints, general manager Mickey Loomis said Friday. The deal is worth $2.79 million.||||||| During the restricted free agency period, other teams could have offered more, but the Saints would have had the right to match the offer or receive draft picks as compensation. Evans, a fourth-round draft pick in 2006, has started every game of his career.

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