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Julio Jones-WRPosition rank-Top 5Draft position-2nd roundJulio Jones is among the best at his position. He finished 3rd in the NFL and yards and receptions which bodes well for PPR (points per reception) leagues. The only knock on Jones would be his six touchdowns last year. For that reason Jones my rank lower in fantasy football than real life. Having said that, I don’t think...
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Falcons' Quinn brings hands-on approach to training camp

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) Dan Quinn brought a hands-on coaching style to his first Atlanta Falcons' training camp on Friday. It was most obvious when his hands were in blocking pads. Whether sprinting from one side of the field to the other or standing in the middle of a play, deflecting pass-rushers with blocking pads on his hands, Quinn was extremely active on the opening day of...
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Julio Jones & Falcons Reportedly “Closing In” On New Deal Worth $15M Per Year

Jason Cole of B/R reports that the Falcons and WR Julio Jones are “closing in on” a new contract that could be done in the enxt few weeks. According to Cole, Jones could end up securing as much as $15 million per year as part of the agreement, which would surpass the $14 million that Dez ... The post Julio Jones & Falcons Reportedly “Closing In” On New Deal...
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REPORT: Julio Jones says he and the Atlanta Falcons have opened contract talks

If you saw those Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant contracts and thought, “Well, the Atlanta Falcons are about to pay Julio Jones a lot of money,” you were absolutely right. Because, according to Jones himself, the two have already begun contract negotiations. AROUND COVER32 Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate that fans should...
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Contract Talks Between Falcons & WR Julio Jones Are “Very Preliminary” Right Now

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that contract negotiations between the Falcons and WR Julio Jones are just beginning and “very preliminary” as of now. “Julio Jones stepped on the field today and said that his agent Jimmy Sexton has been talking to members of the Falcons’ brass,” Rapoport said of the contract talks. “Essentially ... The post Contract Talks...
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One rule the Atlanta Falcons desperately need the NFL to fix

The Dallas Cowboys are not my team and Dez Bryant is not my favorite receiver. However, I do like the Atlanta Falcons and Julio Jones. The thing is I don’t want what happened to The Cowboys and Dez to happen to Atlanta. Great players make great catches. There is no real way to define ” a football move” that covers all players. Bryant made several football moves as far as I...
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Fantasy Football Sleepers: Atlanta Falcons Edition

Another NFL season is upon us and you know what that means….it’s time for Fantasy Football! Devonta Freeman, along with a few others, could be primed for career seasons under newly hired offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. Alongside seeing your favorite team crush the competition and make a run at the Super Bowl, fans of the game love terrorizing their opponents in the fantasy...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Julio Jones one of multiple Falcons at luncheon for Charleston church

The Atlanta Falcons are doing their all to reach out to the families and youth group members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. This is the church in Charleston, South Carolina which was tragically attacked on June 17. Nine were left dead after the terrible shootings, and many people from all over the world have reached out to the church and community. According to Vaughn...
Via Fox Sports
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A.J. Green & Julio Jones Looking For More Money Than Dez Bryant & Demaryius Thomas Received

Jason Cole of B/R reports that Bengals WR A.J. Green and Falcons WR Julio Jones are looking to “reset the market” for receivers and best the recent contracts signed by Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas. Thomas and Bryant walked away $14 million per year in their new agreements, but Cole mentions that Green and Jones have ... The post A.J. Green & Julio Jones Looking...
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Atlanta Falcons Capsule

ATLANTA FALCONS (6-10) OPEN CAMP: July 31, Flowery Branch, Georgia. LAST YEAR: Falcons' second straight losing record, following five straight winning seasons, cost coach Mike Smith his job. Team lost four starting offensive linemen to season-ending injuries. Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, expected to be defense's top playmaker, hit IR before season. WR Julio Jones had big year with...
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2015 Fantasy Football: Atlanta Falcons Team Preview

The Atlanta Falcons are a team wrapped in a mixture of certainty and uncertainty. While some of their players (Matt Ryan, Julio Jones) will produce week-in and week-out, there remain questions about many other players (Roddy White, Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman). There’s a new head coach (former Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn) and new offensive coordinator (Kyle Shanahan...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White: Falcons need to pay Julio Jones

Wednesday saw star wide receivers Demaryius Thomas and Dez Bryant land similar five-year, $70 million contracts. Now that that those major tasks have been accomplished, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White says his team needs to pay fellow wideout Julio Jones. “If I was the GM, I would get a deal done with Julio now,” White told ESPN’s Josina Anderson on Friday. ...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Atlanta Falcons

How long will Atlanta Falcons wait to make a deal with wide receiver Julio Jones? Atlanta Falcons signing wide receiver Julio Jones sooner rather than later ... Falcons 2015 Training Camp Profile: WR Roddy White The Atlanta Falcons had enough offensive power to make the playoffs in 2014, but their defense was absolutely abysmal. In order for the Falcons to have a shot ... ...
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Roddy White: Get a deal done now with Julio Jones

Julio Jones needs to get paid and he needs to get paid now if you ask his Atlanta Falcons teammate Roddy White. ESPN‘s Josina Anderson spoke with the 11-year veteran about many topics including the new contracts of Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas as well as the growing concern of losing out on the chance to sign Julio Jones. As you will find below on Josina Anderson’s tweet...
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Julio Jones Ready to Cash In

Since the Atlanta Falcons traded up in the 2011 NFL draft to select the wide receiver out of Alabama, Julio Jones has done nothing but impress in the red and black. And Falcons fans are hoping to continue to watch Jones astonish in a Falcons uniform for the rest of his career.But a receiver of Jones’ caliber won’t come cheap and rightly so. With the shift of emphasis on offense...
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Five most important Atlanta Falcons players in 2015

The Atlanta Falcons are heading into the 2015 season with high expectations, and the hope to get back to the top of the NFC South. Last season, it was the worst conference in the league but the Carolina Panthers were able to come out on top and make the playoffs. That was a big disappointment for the Falcons, and they made some major changes this offseason. Dan Quinn was hired...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roddy White says more team waits, more it'll cost to sign Julio Jones

With Julio Jones heading into the final year of his contract, he hasn't turned his focus away from the field in the slightest, which is great news for the Atlanta Falcons. On top of that, the team recently saw both Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas get paid $14 million per year, essentially setting the market for Jones. So, Jones should have a deal coming soon, right? Well, it seems...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

This sleeping giant will emerge for the Atlanta Falcons in 2015

To say that the Atlanta Falcons have quite a bit of young talent would be a pretty big understatement. It actually may even slip past you that Julio Jones is even just 26 at this point. With that said, Jones is probably the furthest thing from a "sleeping giant." Heading into the 2015 season though, the Falcons have quite a few players who could burst onto the scene the way that...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 players of the NFC South

This series will feature the top 10 players in each division regardless of team or position. This is measured by a combination of their current impact on the field, their potential in the future and their accomplishments in the past. Top 10 players of the AFC East Top 10 players of the AFC North Top 10 players in the AFC South Top 10 players in the AFC West Top 10 players in the...
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A case for why the Atlanta Falcons absolutely shouldn’t pay Julio Jones

Let me start off by saying this: I LOVE Julio Jones. I really, really do. He, in my eyes, is the most naturally gifted wideout in the NFL, and he has a chance to go down as the greatest wide receiver in NFL history. That said, I’m now going to tell you why the Atlanta Falcons shouldn’t sign him to a long-term contract now or ever. Sadly, it’s pretty simple; wide receivers just...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Deal for Julio Jones may come by the start of training camp?

We all watched on Wednesday as both Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys and Demaryius Thomas of the Denver Broncos beat the buzzer and signed new deals. The contracts, both of which were five-year, $70 million deals, essentially set the market for Julio Jones. Now, a report has come out from Vaughn McClure of ESPN that there is a "general sense around the team" that Jones may have a...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five NFL WRs next in line to score huge contracts

Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas just put ink to paper, finalizing massive contracts with their respective teams. Five years, $70 million and over $40 million in guaranteed money. The only people happier than Thomas and Bryant (and their families) were these upcoming receivers. Next in line to rake in millions of guaranteed dollars, these young players are hungry. Julio Jones,...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones Could Have New Deal with Falcons Before Training Camp

With the bar set for elite NFL wide receivers, there is a “general sense” the Atlanta Falcons and Julio Jones could have an extension signed before the start of training camp. The Falcons open camp on July 31, meaning the team has two weeks to hammer out a deal with the stud receiver. ESPN’s Vaughn McClure notes the two sides have yet to come to the negotiating table at this...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Falcons Could Have An Extension In Place With Julio Jones Before Training Camp?

According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, “there is a general sense” around the Falcons that they could have an agreement in place on a long-term contract with WR Julio Jones before the start of training camp on July 31. However, McClure mentions that the two parties have yet to have yet to start negotiations on an extension with Jones, ...The post Falcons Could Have An Extension...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryant, Thomas contracts have set the market for WRs

With little time to spare before the franchise tag deadline clock expired, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Denver Broncos wideout Demaryius Thomas inked lucrative deals within moments of each other. Bryant was the first to sign his five-year, $70 million deal which includes $45 million in guaranteed money. Reported just minutes later, Thomas and the Broncos agreed to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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