The Next Big NFL Playmaker: Jaguars Receiver Allen Robinson

September 7, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If Jacksonville wide receiver Allen Robinson slipped past you last year, you are not alone. Many NFL cornerbacks were in the same boat. 
Robinson caught 80 passes for 1,400 yards last season. He tied for the league lead with 14 touchdowns. He caught 31 passes of 20-plus yards, the highest total in the league. Pro Football Focus ranked him as the best deep-threat receiver in the NFL, ahead of Odell Beckham Jr., Antonio Brown and Sammy Watkins. He ranked 31st in the NFL Network's top 100 countdown, ahead of veteran defensive backs like Kam Chancellor and Aqib Talib, who are paid to not let upstart Jaguars receivers beat them. 
So Robinson slipped past a lot of people. Not bad for a second-round pick who wasn't even the first wide receiver his own team selected in the 2014 draft.
In fact, the whole Jaguars passing game may have escaped your notice. Fellow Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns also surpassed 1,000 yards, earning a new four-year, $40 million c...

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