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Three players who need to step up for the Atlanta Falcons next season

The Falcons aren’t that far away from competing for a Super Bowl, but they’re going to need to be a team that’s deeper than just Matt Ryan and Julio Jones. There’s a lot of talent up and down this roster; the problem is that most of that talent has spent the last two years underperforming. With that being said, here are three players that really need to step up to the plate...
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REPORT: Julio Jones not worried about contract, will be at OTAs

If you need another reason to love Julio Jones, here you go. While other high profile players around the league are holding out through OTAs to make a statement about their contract situations, Jones will be present and ready for the start of the Falcons’ offseason program, according to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure. AROUND COVER32 Five Things: Big NFL stories fans might have missed...
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Check out this stat that shows Julio Jones to be the greatest WR in NFL history

I think we’re all well aware that Julio Jones is a great wideout, but is he actually the best receiver in NFL history? Well, according to this stat, he is. After four seasons in the NFL, Jones is currently the NFL’s all-time leading receiver in terms of average yards per game at 88.4. Here’s a look at the top-10: Top-10 receivers in average yards per game, via Pro Football...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones takes minority stake in dining and entertainment company

It's not surprising to see professional athletes invest in different businesses or restaurants. Another name to tack onto the list of business owners who play in the NFL? Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons. According to Phil W. Hudson of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, Jones has partnered with Latitude 360. "The Jacksonville, Fla.-based dining and entertainment company reported...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Is Bruce Irvin part of the future?

Will 2015 be Bruce Irvin’s last season in Seattle? Bruce Irvin of the Seattle Seahawks attended game 5 of the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks NBA Eastern Conference semifinals series on Wednesday. While there he was interviewed by Black Sports Online and was caught saying, “I’m going to be in Atlanta next season. I’m ready.” Wow, didn’t see that coming. Especially since...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Julio Jones’ contract now top priority

What a hectic offseason it’s been for the Atlanta Falcons, who gave their entire organization a facelift with the amount of moves they made. Now that Dan Quinn and Thomas Dimitroff have gotten the free agents and draft picks that they wanted, it is clear that there is one more stone left unturned: The signing of their perennial talent at WR, Julio Jones. It is no secret that the...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Julio Jones still one of the most underrated wideouts in the NFL?

How good is Julio Jones? Well, to the naked eye, he’s pretty freaking amazing. Not many wideouts have the pure physical ability that Jones shows off on every play, and the stats back that up: Jones was third in the NFL in both receiving yards and receptions, while finishing 15th in average yards per catch (which is exceptionally high for someone with over 100 receptions). While...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff: Focus is on Julio Jones contract

The Atlanta Falcons had one of the better showings in the 2015 NFL draft. But now their focus is on shoring up the wide receiver position for the long term. Team general manager Thomas Dimitroff’s next offseason priority is to figure out a new contract for receiver Julio Jones. ESPN’s Vaughn McClure reports that the Falcons and Jones’ agent, Jimmy Sexton, have not yet engaged...
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28 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...
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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...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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