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Calvin Johnson on favorite WR: 'Hard to pass up Julio Jones'

Calvin Johnson knows a thing or three about being the NFL’s best, so when he offers his opinion on the current state of affairs around the league we listen. Megatron was recently asked which receiver is currently his favorite, and he pointed to Atlanta Falcons star Julio Jones.Johnson was in Italy when he gave a press conference for the Italian Bowl. We recently covered some pretty...
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Julio Jones went all-out to keep USC, Pete Carroll from recruiting him

Back in the day when Julio Jones was still in high school, he went to extreme measures to keep Pete Carroll from recruiting him.NBC’s Rob Buska dropped the knowledge on this rather hilarious story.“I had talked to Pete Carroll once about Julio Jones, and he said when Julio was in college, he of course went to Alabama, and Pete Carroll was still at USC,” Buska said on NBC...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Sarkisian wants to feed Julio Jones more in red zone

New Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian believes Julio Jones deserves more attention in the red zone than he’s been getting. Making sure to give credit where credit is due, Sarkisian said he wants to build on the foundation Kyle Shanahan left behind. “The competitor in me is, ‘How far can we take it?'” Sarkisian said Wednesday, per ESPN’s Vaughn McClure...
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June 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Falcons WR Julio Jones expected to be at full strength by training camp

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones delivered good news in person regarding his recent foot surgery.“I’m good,” Jones said per D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The foot’s good. I’m two weeks out now, I think, but it’s good.”According to the report, Jones was wearing a walking boot but appeared to be getting around without limitations...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Julio Jones to be evaluated, may need surgery on injured foot

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones still might need surgery on his injured foot.According to Falcons coach Dan Quinn, Jones will be checked out by doctors later in the week to determine a treatment plan for his bad foot, which may include a surgical procedure. Jones spent the latter part of the season battling a number of foot issues, including a sprained toe. We heard back...
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March 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones could need surgery after Super Bowl

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been battling pain in his foot for several weeks, and he may end up needing surgery during the offseason.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Jones could undergo a procedure on his sprained toe after the Super Bowl. Jones has actually been playing through several injuries in his foot, and he is said to be in a lot of pain. While he...
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February 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Dan Quinn: Julio Jones looked ‘explosive’

Head coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons are no longer worried about Julio Jones’ sprained toe. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, Quinn said Jones looked “good” and “explosive” at practice this week. “He looked good over the last couple of days, so I’m not going to monitor him,” Quinn said. “If it gets sore, then we’ll take him out. He looked good in...
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December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones unlikely to have major role in offense Sunday

Julio Jones reportedly will not be at full strength on Sunday. Jones, who is battling turf toe, will reportedly be little more of a decoy if he even plays against the Los Angeles Rams, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He's going to be a decoy at best. — D. Orlando Ledbetter (@DOrlandoAJC) December 10, 2016 In...
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December 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Falcons reportedly ‘optimistic’ Julio Jones will play vs. Rams

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is dealing with a nagging toe injury, but it sounds like he is expected to play through it. Although Jones was held out of practice on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that he is expected to suit up against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Falcons optimistic WR Julio Jones, who didn't practice Weds, will be able to play vs Rams...
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December 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...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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