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Former Stone and MGCCC standout Justin Evans records first NFL interception

Stone High School graduate Justin Evans was drafted to the Buccaneers. (Photo source: NFL/Tampa Bay Buccaneers) Stone High School graduate Justin Evans was drafted to the Buccaneers. (Photo source: NFL/Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
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Injuries forced Tampa Bay (2-2) second-round pick Justin Evans to start at safety in their Thursday Night Football showdown against the New England Patriots (3-2), and the rookie took advantage of his opportunity. 

In his first career NFL start, the former Stone Tomcat and MGCCC Bulldog recorded his first career NFL interception, snagging a pick from five-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady in the first quarter. It was the first interception thrown by Brady in a regular season road game since 2015. 

Evans finished with a career-high nine tackles, but Tampa Bay ultimately fell to New England 19-14.

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