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Mike Evans working with Randy Moss to become Tampa Bay Buccaneers star

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could well be in for an exciting season, for the first time in quite a while.

After tanking their way to the first overall pick in the 2015 Draft, the Buccaneers were rewarded for their troubles with former Heisman winning quarterback Jameis Winston, a man who can actually pass the football.

The Bucs will be pairing Winston up with Mike Evans, a revelation from the previous year's draft who looks like a future Pro Bowler and All-Pro selection in the making.

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Evans isn't settling with just being a potential-filled player however, and is taking steps to ensure his sophomore season is rewarded with a trip to Hawaii.

Moss' Mentorship

In a bid to make sure he improves on his impressive rookie year, Evans teamed up in the off-season with a guy who knows a thing or two about being a star wideout in National Football League, one Randy Moss.

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"It was just me and him," Evans said, according to the Bucs' official website. "I was up for there in North Carolina for about a week at the end of March. There's a lot of knowledge there, man."

The two receivers do have a fair bit in common, with both specializing in coming down with contested catches, taking full advantage of long arms, big hands, a huge vertical leap and uncanny body control.

"I think he's the best to ever do it," Evans added. "Working with him, I think it will take my game to the next level."

During his 14-year career, Moss caught 156 touchdowns, second all-time to Jerry Rice. He holds the single-season records for touchdown receptions in a season with 23 and recorded the third-most receiving yards in NFL history. Mike Evans has one hell of a mentor.

Evans broke the Bucs’ single-season record for receiving touchdowns with 12 as a rookie, and if he keeps those kind of numbers up for too long, he will start to be mentioned in the same breath as the man whose brains he is picking.

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