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Atlanta Falcons: The Season Stops and Continues Here

The game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers may not only be the final game of the season for both ball clubs, but it also may be the final game for Falcons head coach Mike Smith and his staff. After a year that saw this franchise suffer devastating injuries like it did last season, so there is also a belief by some that Smith may get a reprieve because of the quarterback...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Football Week 17 Injury Roundup

Daily Fantasy Football Week 17 Injury Roundup In case you’re playing those daily fantasy football leagues such as FanDuel and Draft Kings, here are some injuries to be aware of when setting up those money-making lineups in Week 17. Julio Jones, Wide Receiver, Atlanta Falcons Jones has returned to practice … The post Daily Fantasy Football Week 17 Injury Roundup appeared first...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Week 17 picks: Can the Carolina Panthers clinch their 2nd straight division title?

As the regular season draws to a close, I enter week 17 with a record of 149-90-1. As the regular season draws to a close there are still two playoff spots up for grabs and six teams total that are vying for those two spots. Nobody in the NFC has locked down where they will be in the playoffs quite yet, and in the AFC New England has locked up the top seed and the Indianapolis Colts...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Primer: Week 17 vs. Atlanta Falcons

Regular Season Week 17: Carolina Panthers (6-8-1) vs. Atlanta Falcons (6-9)Sunday, December 28th, 2014Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GATime: 4:25 PM ETTV: CBSWeather: (Dome) 60° F with 51% chance of precipitation and 7 MPH winds at kickoffLast Week’s Results:Carolina- Win vs. Cleveland Browns (17-13)Atlanta- Win at New Orleans Saints (30-14)Injury Report:Carolina-Probable: DeAngelo Williams...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons boosted by Julio Jones' return to practice

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Julio Jones is a game-changing wide receiver for the Atlanta Falcons - even when he's less than full speed. That's why it was so important for the team's playoff hopes that Jones, recovering from a hip injury, returned to practice on Friday. The Falcons will need their top offensive threat when the NFC South title is on the line Sunday against the Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Falcons hoping for 0-0 fresh start in playoffs

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Atlanta Falcons players have been wearing 1-0 shirts in recent weeks as a reminder to focus on one game instead of their ugly record. The winner of Sunday's game between the Falcons (6-9) and Carolina (6-8-1) will clinch the NFC South and have a home playoff game. Wide receiver Julio Jones says the losing record won't matter because ''when you get to the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones' return helps Falcons eliminate Saints, 30-14

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Julio Jones needed only two offensive snaps to dispel any notion that he'd be merely a decoy for the Atlanta Falcons, too hampered by his injured hip to be truly effective. Racing down the right sideline, he made a twisting, falling grab, looking as if he'd coated his hands with glue, for a 23-yard gain while New Orleans cornerback Keenan Lewis tried in vain to...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones says he is “ok” for Week 17

Getty Images With a win over the Saints the Falcons are playing in the NFC South Championship game in Week 17 against the Panthers. Wide receiver Julio Jones returned for Week 16 leading the Falcons with seven catches and 107 yards. “I felt OK,” Jones said. “I know I needed to be out there with my teammates. I missed last week. Before the game, I went out and ran around....
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints eliminated from playoffs hunt with loss to Falcons

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Julio Jones' remarkable return kept the Falcons alive in the NFC South playoff race while Jimmy Graham's fumble at the goal line sank the Saints. Coming back from a hip injury that had kept him out of practice for two weeks, Jones caught seven passes for 107 yards, and Atlanta remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory Sunday. Matt Ryan completed 30 of...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints eliminated from playoffs hunt with loss to Falcons

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Julio Jones' remarkable return kept the Falcons alive in the NFC South playoff race while Jimmy Graham's fumble at the goal line sank the Saints. Coming back from a hip injury that had kept him out of practice for two weeks, Jones caught seven passes for 107 yards, and Atlanta remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory Sunday. Matt Ryan completed 30 of...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons knock mistake-prone Saints out of playoff contention

Julio Jones returned from a hip injury to catch seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. Matt Ryan completed 30 of 40 passed for 322 yards and a touchdown, and Devonta Freeman ran for a 31-yard score for Atlanta (6-9), which can win the NFC South by beating Carolina next week. The Saints (6...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones returns, Falcons beat Saints 30-14

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Julio Jones returned from a hip injury to catch seven passes for 107 yards, and the Atlanta Falcons remained in playoff contention with a 30-14 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. Matt Ryan completed 30 of 40 passed for 322 yards and a touchdown, and Devonta Freeman ran for a 31-yard score for Atlanta (6-9), which can win the NFC South by beating Carolina next week...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Active For Week 16

Falcons receiver Julio Jones (hip/oblique) will play Sunday, according to Chris Mortensen.Fantasy Spin: Harry Douglas and Roddy White get a reduction in their fantasy value, particularly Douglas.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones Expected To Play Sunday

Atlanta Falcons star receiver Julio Jones (hip) is reportedly expected to play in Sunday’s crucial divisional showdown in the Superdome against the New Orleans Saints. “From all the information I’ve gathered, Jones definitely will play against the Saints,” according to ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure. Photo Credit: AtlantaFalcons.com Jones remains an official...
Via Gridiron Grit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Doesn't Practice All Week, Game Time Decision For Week 16

Falcons receiver Julio Jones (hip) did not practice on Friday and while he's still a game-time decision fantasy owners shouldn't expect him to play.Fantasy Spin:Have Harry Douglas and Roddy White ready to go.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Saints Behind Enemy Lines: Atlanta Falcons Edition

In this week's edition of Behind Enemy Lines, I talked with Atlanta Falcons team journalist Allen Strk on the eve of this weekend's showdown in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. (You can find our other interview centered on the Saints' outlook of this matchup here.)Allen, welcome to our forum! Let's get started.First off, on July 23rd, Matt Ryan signed a 6yr, $113.75 million contract...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons playoff scenarios

The Atlanta Falcons, despite their 5-9 record, remain very much alive in the air-tight NFC South playoff race. Two weeks ago, it looked as if the division was going to come down to the Falcons and the Saints in the final weeks. Now, the Carolina Panthers have taken advantage of sloppy football all around and entered the conversation with a 5-8-1 record. Judging from the craziness...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons’ Receivers Don’t Practice and Julio Jones Remains a Game-Time Decision

Falcons’ Receivers Don’t Practice and Julio Jones Remains a Game-Time Decision Not only is Atlanta Falcons’ wide receiver Julio Jones going to be a game-time decision, but the other Falcons’ wideouts, Roddy White and Harry Douglas missed practice today along with Jones. #Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) will be a … The post Falcons’ Receivers Don’t Practice and Julio Jones...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta at New Orleans: 5 Things to Know

With everything on the line on Sunday for the game in New Orleans, the Atlanta Falcons hope having already beat the Saints once this season will be a good luck charm in helping to decide the NFC South. The team is also hoping stud wide receiver Julio Jones will be available when Atlanta faces the Saints defense.Here are five things to know about this game.BIGGER, BETTER, MORESo much...
Via Football Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones could miss Week 16

Getty Images The Falcons could again be without Julio Jones when they take the field in Week 16. While head coach Mike Smith expects Jones to suit up offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter was less optimistic. “It’s hard when you don’t know for sure if a guy is going to play,” Koetter said. “We kind of have to have a contingency both ways. We have some ‘what if Julio plays...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alford goes on IR; Julio Jones' status uncertain

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) The Atlanta Falcons have placed starting cornerback Robert Alford on season-ending injured reserve with a broken wrist. Alford, a second-draft pick in 2013, was injured last month at Carolina. Coach Mike Smith said Alford underwent surgery on Monday. Smith added that the Falcons (5-9) hope to have Julio Jones, the NFL's second-leading receiver, ''ready to...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Confident Julio Jones Will Play in Week 16

Falcons Confident Julio Jones Will Play in Week 16 Atlanta Falcons’ stud wide receiver, Julio Jones was sidelined this past week due to a hip injury he endured in his Week 14 matchup against the Green Bay Packer. However, worry no more if you are proceeding to your fantasy football … The post Falcons Confident Julio Jones Will Play in Week 16 appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones Will Not Play In Week 15

Falcons receiver Julio Jones will not play against the Falcons due to his hip injury.Fantasy Spin:Jones suffered a hip pointer in the Monday night loss in Green Bay. That's too bad because Jones has gone for a career-high in yards each of the last two weeks and had a juicy matchup at home versus the Steelers. Harry Douglas has a huge bump in value this week and is a great play.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons hold out WR Julio Jones with hip injury

ATLANTA (AP) A hip injury is forcing NFL leading receiver Julio Jones to miss the Falcons' game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jones missed practice all week after setting a team record with 259 yards receiving in Monday night's loss at Green Bay, but coach Mike Smith said as late as Friday he was confident Jones would play. Jones was expected to be a game-time decision. He stood...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will not play today

Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons went off last week and this week he is unlikely to play. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com that Jones will miss Sunday’s game against the Steelers. Jones went off for 259 yards against the Packers last Sunday, but hurt his hip late in the game and missed practice […] The post Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will not play today appeared...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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