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Julio Jones active, Kenny Vaccaro inactive on Monday night

The Falcons listed wide receiver Julio Jones as questionable to play because of a calf injury kept him from practicing twice last week, but it won’t keep him from playing on Monday night. As he predicted after getting in a limited practice on Saturday, Jones is in the lineup for the NFC South matchup. The…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Matt Ryan sought help from pitchers during the offseason

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan has turned to some former baseball pitchers in order to improve his deep ball accuracy. After working with former MLB pitcher Tom House and USC alum Adam Dedeaux, Ryan had this to share regarding his off-season training. “You’re always trying to find ways to get better, and I feel like that was an avenue for me to get better,” Ryan...
Via Sportsnaut
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan: Julio Jones ‘doing OK’ after ankle injury

Julio Jones gave his fans a scare when he left Thursday night’s preseason game with an ankle injury. The Falcons termed Jones questionable to return to the team's game against the Miami Dolphins, but he was held out for the rest of the game as a precaution. @Jefflosh @The_Jerk_Forum Low ankle sprain mechanism for Julio Jones. Stayed on sideline. pic.twitter.com/VDLXN34gV1...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Ric Flair visits Falcons training camp, calls out Josh Norman

Multiple-time wrestling champion and WWE legend Ric Flair visited Atlanta Falcons training camp on Tuesday and WOO-boy was it exciting. Flair was at camp as the special guest of Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. The 67-year-old sung Jones praises, while promptly throwing a nice diss at Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman. “This is the Nature Boy, Ric Flair at Falcons...
Via The Comeback
August 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Julio Jones: 2,000-yard season is 'definitely possible'

Julio Jones led the NFL in receiving yards in 2015. The Atlanta Falcons star hauled in 136 passes for 1,871 yards. That latter total put him within 93 yards of Calvin Johnson’s single season record and only 129 short of the hallowed 2,000-yard total. On Monday, Jones stated that while 2,000 yards is clearly not his goal, it definitely is a possibility. “It’s definitely difficult...
Via Sportsnaut
August 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Five outrageous predictions for Week 17 of the NFL season

Here we are. It's the final week of the NFL regular season, and there remains a ton on the line for multiple teams around the league.Who will come away on top in both the AFC West and NFC North? Can Rex Ryan lead his Buffalo Bills to a win over his former team in what amounts to nothing less than a playoff game for the New York Jets?How will the Philadelphia Eagles respond to the...
Via Yardbarker
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Julio makes catch over Kuechly for 70-yard TD

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has a flair for the dramatic. His insane catch over Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly for a 70-yard touchdown in Sunday’s game at the Georgia Dome was a prime example. It certainly is a top contender for the best catch of the 2015 season. The reception also was Jones’ longest of the campaign. @ESPNStatsInfo was Norman...
Via NESN.com
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones will play against Saints

Julio Jones is reportedly planning to play against the New Orleans Saints Thursday night, and his team’s undefeated record may have something to do with it. According to Tiffany Blackmon of NFL Network, a source close to Jones said the wide receiver will play mainly because he feels the Falcons have “something special going on.” Source with the Falcons told me Julio Jones...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Jones, Falcons contract talks stalling significantly

By Evan Massey Julio Jones is set to hit free agency following this season, and the Atlanta Falcons were hoping to get a new long-term deal done with him before the 2015 season kicked off. That doesn’t appear all that likely at this point in time, especially with the news that the two sides are stalling in contract discussions. Falcons owner Arthur Blank remained optimistic...
Via This Given Sunday
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones close to new deal, owner says he needs a new car

By Rachel Wold. Atlanta Falcons team owner Arthur Blank says the team is close to signing a contract extension for wide receiver Julio Jones, who needs the cash to purchase a new car. “Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones is close to signing ‘one of the major contracts in the NFL‘ with the Falcons, team owner Arthur Blank said on Monday (h/t al.com). The former Alabama standout...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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