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Falcons select CB Jalen Collins at pick No. 42

The Atlanta Falcons selected LSU cornerback Jalen Collins with the No. 42 overall pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Collins, 6-foot-1, 203 pounds, played in all 13 games in 2014, starting seven while leading the Tigers with 10 passes defensed. He allowed completion rate of a little more than 35 percent on passes thrown at him. “They all have holes, but Collins is what you are...
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Falcons select OLB Vic Beasley with No. 8 pick

The Atlanta Falcons have selected outside linebacker Vic Beasley with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. Falcons new coach Dan Quinn is going with a defensive player for his first pick in his first draft as an NFL head coach. Beasley, 6-foot-3, 246-pounds, totaled 52.5 tackles for loss, 33 sacks, 29 quarterback pressures, 11 pass breakups, seven forced fumbles, two...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Shiny Hood Ornaments: Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

The Atlanta Falcons four years ago made a predictably terrible draft day mistake, trading five draft picks to move up to No. 6 overall and draft Shiny Hood Ornament WR Julio Jones. We wonder what teams will make make a similar mistake again here in the 2015 draft.
Via Cold Hard Football Facts
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is getting an epic back tattoo of Julio Jones

Why is it that star NFL wide receivers seem to have bigger egos than players at any other position? Guys like Dez Bryant, Rod Tidwell and DeSean Jackson are so cocky you almost forget how talented they are sometimes. As it turns out, Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons is no exception to the rule… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat QB Rankings...
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April 02, 2015  |  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...
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March 18, 2015  |  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

Power Rankings: Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones rated top-3 home run hitter in NFL

Last night, 10 of the best sluggers in Major League Baseball gathered in Minnesota for the annual Home Run Derby. It was a fun exhibition of power, a showcase for players who can change a game with one swing of the bat. In the NFL, there are similar impact athletes on each roster, guys who can change the complexion of a contest with one electric play. Sometimes, this is a team...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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