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Chuck Pagano: Colts will try to single-cover Julio Jones

Defending Julio Jones one-on-one is a tall task, but the Indianapolis Colts are going to find out if their top cornerback is up for the challenge. Orlando D. Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution notes head coach Chuck Pagano hasn’t seen anyone pass the test but is planning to give Vontae Davis a chance anyway. “We’re going to find out. Nobody has so, just looking...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: Julio Jones is off to unreal start through 2015

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been the best at his position I have seen since Randy Moss in his prime. Check out this ridiculous stat: #Falcons WR Julio Jones’ pace stats through 9 games: 142-1,829-11. — Evan Silva (@evansilva) November 9, 2015 Wow. The post Look: Julio Jones is off to unreal start through 2015 appeared first on Cover32.
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Julio Jones makes the defensive stop of the season

Julio Jones has proven to be the NFL’s best wide receiver this season. Given the rapid decline of Roddy White over the past two seasons and the retired Tony Gonzalez no longer an option, it’s amazing how defenses still can’t cover the Falcons’ only receiving threat. But Jones may also have a future in playing defense if he keeps up plays like this. The way he tracks down...
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22 days ago  |  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.”...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons ‘anticipate’ Julio Jones plays Thursday against Saints

Atlanta Falcons head coach Dan Quinn indicated Tuesday it is the team’s expectation that Julio Jones will be good to go for  Thursday night showdown with the New Orleans Saints. But the dynamic wide receiver was somewhat cryptic with his comments concerning his potential availability. “He did the walk through last night and did that today,” Quinn said, via “From...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons ‘uncertain’ WR Julio Jones will play vs. Saints in Week 6

The undefeated Atlanta Falcons might be without star receiver Julio Jones when the team travels to New Orleans to play the Saints for Week 6’s Thursday night matchup. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Falcons are “uncertain” if Jones will be able to play due to his lingering hamstring injury. Jones did not practice on Monday. Falcons uncertain whether Julio Jones, who...
Via The Sports Daily
October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Julio Jones makes incredible catch over defender

It’s deja vu all over again for the New York Giants, as they watched a fourth quarter lead evaporate for the second straight week. This time, it was the Atlanta Falcons who traveled to the Northeast and broke the hearts of Big Blue and its fans. One of the reasons for the win by the Falcons was the play of wide receiver Julio Jones, who had a career high 13 catches on the day...
Via Gamedayr
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Jones, Falcons agree on 5-year contract extension

Julio Jones is one of the best wide receivers in the NFL, and the Atlanta Falcons have ensured he will remain a key part of their offense for the long-term. The two sides have agreed on a five-year contract extension worth $71.25 million with $47 million guaranteed, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported Saturday. After suffering a season-ending knee injury in 2013, Jones bounced...
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Julio Jones, Falcons contract talks stalling significantly

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 today re: Julio...
Via This Given Sunday
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 The former Alabama standout needs to...
Via Sportsnaut
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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