September 07, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Evans, a former four-time All-Pro and six-time Pro Bowl selection, admits the months spent as a free agent following his release in February wasn't easy.
He eventually found a job with the Seattle Seahawks in early August, but Seattle released him as part of the final roster trimming to reach the initial 53-man roster.
The Saints brought in Evans for a visit Tuesday before signing him Wednesday morning.
August 11, 2016 @ 10:30 AM
After 10 years with the New Orleans Saints, free-agent guard Jahri Evans has found a new home, as the Seattle Seahawks announced they have signed the former All-Pro guard.
On Friday, Adam Caplan of ESPN, citing a source, reported Evans "had a good visit" with the Seattle Seahawks.
June 8, 2016 1:40 PM
Without an AED, the survival rate decreases 10 percent for every passing minute.
Six-foot-five-inch, 335 pound NFL guard Jahri Evans, a 2001 Frankford High graduate who has played for the New Orleans Saints for the last ten-years, is putting up a matching donation for 10-machines.
The purpose of the Jahri Evans Foudation is to help student athletes further their education and athletic career by improving and developing their athletic capabilities. Funds raised at foundation events are applied to student athletes who meet the scholarship criteria and are entering their 1st year of college.
Recipients must be graduating high school in good academic standing with a grade point average of at least a 3.0. THIS SCHOLARSHIP IS SOLELY FOR STUDENT ATHLETES. The specific criteria used to select recipients will be an analysis of their academic performance during their junior and senior years in high school along with their financial need.
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