Originally posted on Falcons Locker  |  Last updated 1/9/12
The Falcons gave up a lot to get WR Julio Jones last April, but he was very solid when healthy.  The Falcons also got their starting punter in the 6th round (Matt Bosher).  Here is a look at how they did pick by pick last April: The Falcons traded a lot of picks to the Cleveland Browns for the right to move up and select 22-year old WR Julio Jones.  Jones played in 13 games for the Falcons last year and he caught 54 passes for 959 yards (17.8 avg) with 8 TD grabs.  He also carried the ball 6 times for 56 yards (9.3 ypc) last year.  Jones was the game breaking WR the Falcons really coveted as they made teams pay for trying to stop WR Roddy White and TE Tony Gonzalez on the shorter stuff. In the 3rd round the Falcons picked 24-year old LB Akeem Dent.  Dent played in all 16 games for the Falcons and he had 20 tackles and he forced 2 fumbles.  Dent was pretty much a backup and special teams player for the Falcons in 2011.  They hope he will help out more down the road. In the 5th round ...
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