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Rookie receiver Julio Jones is inactive with a right hamstring injury, leaving Atlanta without one of its top big-play threats against Tennessee on Sunday.
Jones missed practice all week after leaving the Falcons' loss to New Orleans with the injury last week. He missed two games earlier in the season with a left hamstring injury.
Will Svitek is starting at left tackle for Sam Baker (back), who is missing his fourth straight game. James Sanders is starting for Atlanta safety William Moore (quadriceps).
Titans middle linebacker Barrett Ruud (groin) is starting. Backup linebackers Colin McCarthy (knee) and Gerald McRath (hamstring) are active.
Tennessee receiver Donnie Avery is inactive. He does not have a catch in six games since signing with the team.
Defensive end Dave Ball (concussion) is out.
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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is having an outstanding rookie season so far. The only problem is that he’s been hampered by a hamstring injury that has caused him to miss three games so far. Jones tweeted on Monday that he isn’t sure if he’ll be ready for this Sunday’s game against the Vikings. [...]
Atlanta Falcons rookie wide receiver Julio Jones missed a third straight day of practice Friday and has been listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Tennessee.
Jones aggravated a hamstring injury in Sunday's game against NFC South rival New Orleans Saints. He had missed two games earlier in the season with an injury to his left hamstring.
If he is unable to play...
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Atlanta rookie wideout Julio Jones' injured hamstring will sideline him for a third time this season Sunday as the Falcons host the Tennessee Titans.
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Wide receiver Julio Jones was also listed as...
Rookie receiver Julio Jones is inactive with a right hamstring injury, leaving Atlanta without one of its top big-play threats against Tennessee on Sunday. Jones missed practice all week after leaving the Falcons' loss to New Orleans with the injury last week. He missed two games earlier in the season with a left hamstring injury.
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