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Floyd Reese’s fingerprints are all over the Titans and Nashville, and they’re better for it.

TAMPA, Florida –
— John Robinson sat in a Raymond James Stadium suite Saturday night, watching his Tennessee Titans beat the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers 34-3, and, like most Titans fans, he probably walked away loving Caleb Farley’s performance, disliking parts of the reserve offensive line’s play, and wondering if Sam Ficken would be his kicker.
After a long fight with cancer, he died on Saturday at the age of 73.
Robinson said he received numerous texts on Saturday from fans across the league expressing their admiration for Reese, the best general manager in Titans/Oilers history.
“I think probably the best way I could sum it up would be, when I took the job here in Tennessee, (then-president and CEO) Steve Underwood called me in his office,” Robinson told The Athletic on Saturday.
“‘Hi, I just wanted to share something with you,’ Steve remarked.
Floyd Reese and I last spoke on the day we let him leave as GM (in 2006).
That is, until last week, when he contacted me on your behalf and gave me a call.
He thinks highly of you, and considering the last chat I had with him, I believe it says a lot about him that he would pick up the phone and vouch for you like that.

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Allen Robinson is ranked No. 87 on NFL Network’s Top-100 Players (But He’s Still Underrated)

The Bears, like an overused insurance cliche, were in good hands when No.
There were 12 players on the pitch.
An off-screen narrator has never spoken anything more true.
And if the quarterbacks who have thrown to Chicago Bears receiver Allen Robinson II have been as sharp or as accurate in recent years, his ranking on NFL Network’s top-100 list would be higher.
Nonetheless, Robinson is ranked No.
87: Robinson joins the NFL Top 100 list for the second year in a row after pulling in 102 catches, 1,250 receiving yards, and six touchdowns.
Robinson improves six spots from last year’s 93rd place finish, which is an incremental improvement — even if I believe he should be higher on the list.
Robinson had his greatest season with the Bears last year.
Robinson is coming off a season in which he was PFF’s fifth-highest-graded receiver, in addition to those excellent accomplishments.
Per the Pro Football Focus grading scale, only Davante Adams, Justin Jefferson, AJ Brown, and Stefan Diggs were better.
What a great way to keep excellent company!
Robinson was ranked No. 1 by PFF in June.
Right now, it has 34 players on its Top-50 list.
Can you understand why I still get the notion that the panel that compiles the NFL Networks list is undervaluing Robinson?
It’s too late to persuade any judges to change their minds.
But, before putting Robinson in the lower half of a top-100 list, I would advise people to look at the video more closely the next time: