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JULIO JONES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Falcons fined $350k, lose 2016 fifth-round draft pick

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has handed down its punishment for the Atlanta Falcons, who piped in crowd noise to its stadium over the past two years. The Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will forfeit their fifth-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Statement from Falcons owner Arthur Blank: “What took place was wrong and nowhere near the standards by which we...
Via Sports-Glory
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to take draft pick from Falcons for fake crowd noise

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The NFL is expected to suspend Falcons president Rich McKay from the competition committee and take a draft pick from Atlanta for piping in crowd noise to its stadium over the past two years, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The NFL could also fine the Falcons.  The league is expected to hand down penalties no later than Tuesday. Falcons owner Arthur...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns, Falcons face ‘severe’ penalties

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has informed the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons of the discipline they face for violating league policies, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns and Falcons officials were informed at this week’s owners meetings of the discipline that is expected to be announced next week, per league sources. One source said the discipline is expected...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons maneuvering to keep WR Julio Jones with big-money deal

  The Falcons' financially conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving next year. Jones can be a free agent following the 2015 season. Even while signing 12 free agents, the Falcons have protected salary cap space to deal with Jones, who set a franchise record for yards receiving...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons' free-agent plan may include keeping Julio Jones

ATLANTA (AP) The Falcons' financially conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving next year. Jones can be a free agent following the 2015 season. Even while signing 12 free agents, the Falcons have protected salary cap space to deal with Jones, who set a franchise record for yards...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Meme: Spiderman is anxiously waiting for the Atlanta Falcons to extend Julio Jones

During the midst of yesterday’s bonanza of insane internet rumors regarding Michael Bennett and the Atlanta Falcons, a number of people were saying Julio Jones would go the Seattle Seahawks in any potential deal. You can imagine how rational Falcons fans felt about those stories. This Spiderman meme that one of them posted to Reddit sums it up pretty well:   I don’t think...
Via cover32
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Falcons Want Julio Jones for “Many Years to Come”

One of the tasks this offseason for the Atlanta Falcons will be signing star receiver Julio Jones to a long-term contract extension. While the Falcons did pick up Jones’ fifth year option, securing a long-term extension is a must if the team wants to keep him in Atlanta. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine, Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said that he and new head coach...
Via Sportsnaut
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones’ fantasy ranking

With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board...
Via cover32 - Falcons
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp has begun and the Atlanta Falcons did not waste anytime on Friday, bringing full intensity and energy to the practice field at Flowery Branch. Veteran players, rookies and free agents began their quest to see who will become starter going into the regular season. To say the least, the first day of training camp for the Falcons was very interesting as this team will...
Via isportsweb.com
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones cleared for landing

He’s baaaack. That’s right, after many long months of rehabbing a broken foot, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is returning to the field. According to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jones has been cleared to join training camp. Here’s what head coach Mike Smith told D. Orlando Ledbetter: “Our number one goal is to make sure that we’ve got everybody...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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