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Peterson: Jones and White are best WR tandem in NFL

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones recently laid claim to him and Roddy White being the top wide receiver tandem in the NFL. Arizona cornerback Patrick Peterson, arguably the best pure cornerback in the league, agreed with Jones before playing in the Celebrity Golf Classic at the Reynolds Plantation on Monday. “The best duo in the NFL, I’d probably have to say that’s pretty...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons WR Roddy White named 14th best in NFL, Julio Jones 3rd

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 wide receivers in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s top pass catcher not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s WR to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Falcons
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones: I’m the Best WR in the League.

Atlants Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, did not mince words when he was asked who he thought was the best at his position. “I feel like I am the best receiver in the league,” Jones recently told Pete Prisco of CBS Sports. “Every receiver should feel that he’s the best. It’s all about confidence. You should never put another man in front of you and say he’s better...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Says No One At Alabama Cares About Bowl Games Unless It’s The National Championship

According to Julio Jones, three times since 2008, Alabama really hasn’t cared about its bowl game. Unless it’s the national championship–which the Crimson Tide have played in, and won, three times since ’08–it’s tough for the coaches, players, and fans to get truly amped up for a bowl game.  Alabama missed out on the BCS National Championship Game this past season....
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Expects To Get An Extension Worked Out With The Falcons

  Falcons WR Julio Jones was asked if he thinks he’ll have an opportunity to test the free agent market at some point in the near future. “I will not get to free agency,” Jones said in an interview with SI Now. “They gave up a lot for me and they know how hard I work. They’re not going to let me go. And I love Atlanta, I love being here.” Atlanta exercised Jones...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Update: Julio Jones participates in OTAs

Organized team activities continue this week, and players injured during the 2013 season continue to grace the 2014 practice field with their presence. One such player to do so, has been Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who has been “running around out there like a big kid” according to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.#159790164 / gettyimages.comJones has spent the last months...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons Anxiously Awaiting Return of WR Julio Jones

The last time we saw Atlanta Falcons’ wide receiver Julio Jones suit up was October 7, 2013 when he exited the game with a broken foot. Jones underwent surgery October 15, and the Falcons are now anxiously waiting his return to the practice field. Receiver coach, Terry Robiskie had this to say regarding the return of Jones, (via The day I can see him come out and just...
Via Sportsnaut
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones' brother loses arm in shooting

Phillip Jones, the older brother of Atlanta Falcons star receiver Julio Jones, has reportedly lost his arm from a gunshot wound he suffered on Tuesday in Gulf Shores,  according to FOX 10 in Alabama. Photo Credit: The Gulf Shores Police Department has arrested 53-year-old suspect George Bennett Sutton for assault in the first degree, though the investigation...
Via Gridiron Grit
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones named a top-3 receiver in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Falcons
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Julio Jones Catches HUGE Fish

The Atlanta Falcons never recovered last season after star wideout Julio Jones went down for the season. A team many thought would make a deep playoff run, if not more, instead suffered through a tough 4-12 season. However, Jones seems to be feeling better, and already making some catches in the off-season. No, not catching footballs…though hopefully he is doing that as well. Jones...
Via Down and Distance
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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