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Where does Julio Jones rank among NFL wide receivers?

To say we are in an era with some of the best wide receiver play of all time may seem insane to some. But when you look at the list of current pass catchers that have a legitimate shot for a run at Canton when they hang it up, it doesn’t seem so. Among the best pass catchers in the NFL is Atlanta’s own Quintorris Lopez, otherwise known as Julio Jones. The former Alabama standout...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons All-Drafted Offense

Here is the offensive lineup for the Atlanta Falcons all-drafted team.QB- Matt RyanRB- Jacquizz RodgersRB2- Devonta FreemanWR1- Julio JonesWR2- Harry DouglasTE- Levine ToiloloRT- Jake MatthewsRG- Peter KonzC- Joe HawleyLG- Mike JohnsonLT- Sam BakerBreakdown of lineup:Choosing Matt Ryan and Julio Jones for the starting spots at their positions could be called a “no-brainer”. The...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Analyzing the 2015 Schedule

Well, the moment that every NFL fan has been waiting for has finally arrived. The 2015 NFL schedules are out, and teams can now plan accordingly.Looking at the 2015 Eagles schedule, it appears that they have an easier schedule than most expected. Sure, there is an abnormal amount of Prime Time matchups, but the schedule is also padded by the NFC South and the AFC East. A quick look...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: New Orleans Saints sign former New York Jets cornerback

Great news came yesterday for fans of the New Orleans Saints. According to a report by the New York Daily News, a cornerback who used to play for the Jets has signed with the Saints. The bad news is it’s not Darrelle Revis… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their chances to win...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Second generation wide receiver to visit the Carolina Panthers

The Carolina Panthers saw a lot of wide receiver talent leave last offseason. This year they seem intent on making up for it… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their chances to win Super Bowl 50 According to a report by the Orlando Sentinel, UCF wide receiver Breshad Perriman has...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is getting an epic back tattoo of Julio Jones

Why is it that star NFL wide receivers seem to have bigger egos than players at any other position? Guys like Dez Bryant, Rod Tidwell and DeSean Jackson are so cocky you almost forget how talented they are sometimes. As it turns out, Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons is no exception to the rule… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat QB Rankings...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones: To Extend or Not to Extend?

The Atlanta Falcons have made some big choices the last few months. Firing head coach Mike Smith. Choosing to wait it out for their new head man, Dan Quinn. Cutting ties with players that had been part of the team for years like Harry Douglas and Justin Blaylock. Signing several free agents as they try to mend a defense that has ranked near the bottom of the league for several...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons fined $350k, lose 2016 fifth-round draft pick

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has handed down its punishment for the Atlanta Falcons, who piped in crowd noise to its stadium over the past two years. The Falcons have been fined $350,000 and will forfeit their fifth-round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft. Statement from Falcons owner Arthur Blank: “What took place was wrong and nowhere near the standards by which we...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL to take draft pick from Falcons for fake crowd noise

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The NFL is expected to suspend Falcons president Rich McKay from the competition committee and take a draft pick from Atlanta for piping in crowd noise to its stadium over the past two years, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The NFL could also fine the Falcons.  The league is expected to hand down penalties no later than Tuesday. Falcons owner Arthur...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Remaining Free Agents the Falcons Should Target

The Atlanta Falcons are never one of the teams to go out and willingly try to “win” free agency. In the grand scheme of things, teams that go out and make the big splash is free agency rarely, if ever end up hoisting the Lombardi Trophy in February.Regardless of this, fans across social media have been vocal about their distaste for the Falcons' free agent strategy.The team has...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Browns, Falcons face ‘severe’ penalties

Ron Schwane-USA TODAY Sports The NFL has informed the Cleveland Browns and Atlanta Falcons of the discipline they face for violating league policies, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Browns and Falcons officials were informed at this week’s owners meetings of the discipline that is expected to be announced next week, per league sources. One source said the discipline is expected...
Via Sports-Glory
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons maneuvering to keep WR Julio Jones with big-money deal

  The Falcons' financially conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving next year. Jones can be a free agent following the 2015 season. Even while signing 12 free agents, the Falcons have protected salary cap space to deal with Jones, who set a franchise record for yards receiving...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons' free-agent plan may include keeping Julio Jones

ATLANTA (AP) The Falcons' financially conservative approach to this year's free-agent signings may have been influenced by hopes of keeping star wide receiver Julio Jones from leaving next year. Jones can be a free agent following the 2015 season. Even while signing 12 free agents, the Falcons have protected salary cap space to deal with Jones, who set a franchise record for yards...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Falcons sign TE Jacob Tamme

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The Atlanta Falcons announced Thursday that they have signed former Denver Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme. Tamme, 6-3, 230 pounds, was originally selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth round (127th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Kentucky. He spent four seasons in Indianapolis before joining the Denver Broncos in 2012. Tamme has caught...
Via Sports-Glory
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Meme: Spiderman is anxiously waiting for the Atlanta Falcons to extend Julio Jones

During the midst of yesterday’s bonanza of insane internet rumors regarding Michael Bennett and the Atlanta Falcons, a number of people were saying Julio Jones would go the Seattle Seahawks in any potential deal. You can imagine how rational Falcons fans felt about those stories. This Spiderman meme that one of them posted to Reddit sums it up pretty well:   I don’t think...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Atlanta Falcons Have the Best Offense in the NFC South?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write an offensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss teams’ current...
Via TopSportsReport
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Big name free agents the Atlanta Falcons should target

The Atlanta Falcons have a lot of holes on their roster, but they have the chance to make a quick turnaround under head coach Dan Quinn. They already have their franchise quarterback, Matt Ryan, in place and if they reel in a strong free agent class they should be able to make some noise in for the 2015 season. Atlanta has roughly $35 million in cap space which means they’ll be...
Via Sports-Glory
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dimitroff: Falcons want Julio Jones in Atlanta long-term

The debate on whether to sign wide receiver Julio Jones to a contract extension now, or hold off to see how things play out has been simmering for some time now. Now that the 2014 season is behind the Falcons and 2015 is a contract year for Jones, that debate is starting to heat up. The merits of both sides of the conversation -- for signing Jones as soon as possible versus waiting...
Via Fox Sports South
February 19, 2015  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons GM says the team wants wideout Julio Jones to stay forever

Whenever there’s a lot of turnover in an NFL front office, it’s natural for the players with the biggest contracts to get a little nervous. If Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was feeling any heat he can relax now. AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Top 10 moments in Scouting Combine history Free Agency Preview: The top 10 tight ends on the 2015 market According to the Falcons’...
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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No Extensions Talks Between Falcons & Julio Jones As Of Now

Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that the Falcons have yet to start discussions with WR Julio Jones regarding a long-term contract extension that would keep him in Atlanta for the foreseeable future. Falcons owner Arthur Blank previously said that they value Jones as a player, but he believes this is a decision for the team’s new head coach to make. “Well, I think it’s a decision...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wide Receivers the Falcons Should Target in the Draft

The Atlanta Falcons are a team in transition going into 2015. Sure, the defensive issues are well documented, but even on the offensive side of the ball they leave much to be desired. Matt Ryan and Julio Jones are among the best in the league at their respective positions, Devonta Freeman has shown flashes of being a nice change of pace back and Jacquizz Rodgers is among the better...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons be the top fantasy wide receiver of 2015?

It’s never too early to start thinking about next season. That goes true for NFL front offices. That also goes true for fantasy football owners who have nothing better to do with their lives… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 wide receivers on the board Five Things: To hate about the NFL Scouting Combine A lot of people are talking up Julio Jones as a result...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Analysis: Falcons should ... hold tight on Julio Jones extension

There's no limit to the number of topics FOX Sports South writers Knox Bardeen and Jay Clemons can find to create disagreement. This time, the duo squares off about the spector of a new contract extension for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. Is now the right time for the team to open the checkbook? To view Bardeen's point/counterpoint take on the Jones conundrum, click...
Via Fox Sports South
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Analysis: The Falcons ... should sign Julio Jones to an extension

There is no limit to the number of topics FOX Sports South writers Knox Bardeen and Jay Clemons can find to create disagreement. This time the duo squares off about a new contract extension for Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones. Is now the right time for the team to open the checkbook? To view Clemons' take on Atlanta's top receiver, click here. ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Falcons...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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