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Defensive injuries piling up for Falcons

Compared to last week when he sat out, rookie wide receiver Julio Jones's status for Sunday's game with Minnesota has been upgraded by the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons officially listed Jones on Friday as probable, whereas last week they listed him as questionable because of a hamstring injury that he suffered on Nov. 13 against New Orleans. Jones did not practice on Wednesday...

Julio Jones looked sharp in his Thanksgiving Day return

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) can't make the catch as New Orleans Saints cornerback Jabari Greer (33) defends during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 13, 2011, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Rich Addicks) FLOWERY BRANCH — Falcons rookie wide receiver Julio Jones appeared sharp in his limited return to practice on Thursday. “It felt good to get...

Falcons WR Jones listed as probable

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was listed as probable for Sunday's game with the Minnesota Vikings. Jones sat out last week's game against Tennessee due to an ailing hamstring, the third game he's been forced to miss with the injury. He has had a strong rookie season, hauling in 30 passes for 498 yards and two touchdowns in seven games.

NFL Week 12 Preview- Minnesota Vikings at Atlanta Falcons

The beleaguered Minnesota Vikings will travel to take on the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in what appears to be a mismatch. After a sluggish start to the season, the Atlanta Falcons are now firing on all cylinders offensively while the Minnesota Vikings have been struggling and enter this game without their top offensive player. Rookie QB Christian Ponder will be without...

Atlanta Falcons (6-4) vs. Minnesota Vikings (2-8)

These two teams are going in opposite directions.  The Falcons have won 4 of their last 5 games while the Vikings have lost four of their last five games.  That being said, the Falcons can’t overlook the Vikings this Sunday.  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Falcons have the ball:  The Falcons are going to try to establish a running game this Sunday with...

Preview: Falcons consistent in performances

The Falcons have followed the odds and beaten who they should, which could be a bad sign for the Vikings. Atlanta is also capable of grinding it out on the ground or airing it out with Matt Ryan.

Falcons WR Jones likely to play vs. Vikings barring setbacks

Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones returned to practice on Thursday and appears likely to play this weekend against the Minnesota Falcons barring any setbacks.
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