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Bucs' Mike Evans has become Tom Brady’s favorite goal-line target

TAMPA — Bruce Arians doesn’t blame Tom Brady for looking for Mike Evans when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are close to the goal line.

The 67-year-old coach jokes that even he could get the job done with one of the NFL’s best receivers at his disposal from inside the 20-yard line.

“Oh yeah, I can play quarterback down there with Mike. I mean, Tom loves it, though. It’s like having an unguardable guy,” Arians said of the 6-foot-5, 231-pound Evans. “But you know, I don’t necessarily like throwing it from the half-yard line, but I’ll take it.