Found September 23, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

According to ESPN’s John Clayton, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones suffered a hamstring injury, his return is questionable.

At this point, I would think the Falcons would keep Jones out for precautionary reasons


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