Titans will induct Floyd Reese, Jeff Fisher into Ring of Honor in Week 11

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After announcing earlier in the year that former general manager, the late Floyd Reesee, and former head coach, Jeff Fisher, were to be inducted into the Ring of Honor in 2021, the Tennessee Titans have now revealed the date.

Per Jim Wyatt of Titans Online, the two men will be honored at the Week 11 contest against the Houston Texans at Nissan Stadium. The ceremony will take place at halftime.

Reese, who passed away back in August, was responsible for hiring Fisher, who took the team to its only Super Bowl appearance. Reese and Fisher hold the franchise records for most wins by a general manager and head coach.

Fisher and Reese are the second and third former Titans/Oilers to be inducted this year, as former Oilers head coach Bum Phillips was honored during the Sept. 26 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

After announcing the trio would be inducted, controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk released this statement:

“I am so excited to recognize these important figures in our team’s history,” Adams Strunk said. “Each had a significant hand in the success of their eras. Bum was Texas through and through and led us to new heights as the ‘Luv Ya Blue’ era was born, reaching two AFC Championship games.

“Jeff won more games than any coach in franchise history, while also leading our football team through some difficult years as we moved to Tennessee – playing in four different home stadiums over a four-year period. His ability to connect with our players and our fans was unmatched and he too reached two AFC Championship games and helped take us to our only Super Bowl.

“Floyd was a great position coach for us during our run of success during the Run ‘n Shoot years and then transitioned to the front office, where he found even greater success. He had a great ability to find talent and take ‘chances’ to find sustained success – hiring a first-time head coach in Jeff Fisher; selecting a Division I-AA quarterback, Steve McNair, in the top five of the draft; converting a first-round linebacker, Jevon Kearse, to defensive end; claiming a little used tight end, Frank Wycheck, from Washington; and trading down, then up to grab a Heisman-trophy-winning running back, Eddie George.”

Tennessee and Houston will kick off at noon CT on Sunday.

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