Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julio Jones set to return to action

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons two-time All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones, who’s recovering from offseason foot surgery, is set to return to the field during training camp. The Falcons report on Wednesday and the first practice is Thursday. Jones will likely be limited. “He’s healed up very, very well,” Falcons..." July 25

  • Calvin Johnson on favorite NFL WR: ‘Hard to pass’ on Julio Jones

    Sportsnaut "Calvin Johnson knows a thing or three about being the NFL’s best, so when he offers his opinion on the current state of affairs around the league we listen. Megatron was recently asked which receiver is currently his favorite, and he pointed to Atlanta Falcons star, Julio Jones. Johnson was in..." July 14

  • Julio Jones at center of lawsuit between super-agents Pat Dye Jr., Jimmy Sexton

    Alabama "Pat Dye Jr. is suing fellow sports super-agent Jimmy Sexton following the dissolution of their partnership in 2011, according to court documents obtained by AL.com. Among other things, Sexton is accused of stealing away key clients when he left SportsTrust Advisors for Creative Artists Agency..." June 21

  • Falcons aiming to maximize Julio Jones' red-zone usage

    ESPN "New Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian hopes to enhance one of the league's top offenses, and that could mean more red-zone touches for top receiver Julio Jones. Sarkisian reiterated Wednesday how he hopes to enhance the offense, not just "uphold it." "The competitor in me..." June 08

  • Julio Jones, others limited for Falcons in offseason program

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A few players for the Falcons are not participating fully in the team’s offseason program, yet team officials expect wide receiver Julio Jones, center Alex Mack, cornerback Desmond Trufant, and defensive linemen Derrick Shelby and Adrian Clayborn to be recovered from injuries for training..." April 20

  • Julio Jones: “The foot’s good”

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who recently had foot surgery, gave an update after his appearance at the state capitol Wednesday. “I’m good,” Jones told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “The foot’s good. I’m two weeks out now, I think, but it’s good.” Jones was on hand to announce..." March 23

  • Julio Jones may be having foot surgery

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones said after the Super Bowl that he’d wait a month to have the foot/toe injury that caused him problems in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl evaluated to see if he’ll need surgery. That meeting is set for Monday with Dr. Robert Anderson, the Charlotte foot..." March 03

  • Julio Jones to be evaluated, may need surgery on injured foot

    Yardbarker "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones still might need surgery on his injured foot. According to Falcons coach Dan Quinn, Jones will be checked out by doctors later in the week to determine a treatment plan for his bad foot, which may include a surgical procedure. Jones spent the latter..." March 01

  • Quinn: Wait-and-see situation with Julio Jones' injury

    NFL.com "The medical jury is still out on Julio Jones' nagging toe injury. Falcons coach Dan Quinn said as much on Tuesday, telling reporters it's a wait-and-see situation with Jones, who finished with four catches for 87 yards in the Super Bowl LI loss to New England." February 08

  • Twitter Reacts to Girl Who Regrets Curving Julio Jones’ DM After Seeing Him in Super Bowl

    Black Sports Online "As the Falcons played in the Super Bowl last night one young lady was very sad. Not because of the score or the miracle Pats comeback; because she had a chance with Atlanta star WR Julio Jones in 2010 and curved him. To be fair, the young lady had a pretty good excuse for curving the young..." February 06

  • Ray Lewis: Julio Jones, not Tom Brady, is best player in Super Bowl LI

    Sportsnaut "Future Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis has great respect for Tom Brady, but he doesn’t think New England’s golden boy is the best player in Super Bowl LI. Instead, Lewis tweeted Sunday before the big game that the Falcons will win because Julio Jones takes the cake as the best player in this..." February 05

  • Julio Jones may need toe surgery after Super Bowl

    ALL 22 "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been battling turf toe throughout the 2016 season. He is expected to play in the Super Bowl later today, but his injury will require some extra care in the offseason. Jones might need surgery and will be evaluated after the big game according to NFL..." February 05

  • Bill Belichick has zero interest in talking about his Julio Jones advice to Falcons

    CBS Sports "Back in 2011, the Falcons made a bold move to trade a ton of draft picks to the Browns for the right to select Julio Jones with a top-10 pick. In a widely-publicized story from Michael Holley's book "War Games," Bill Belichick infamously advised Atlanta GM Thomas Dimitroff not to make the..." February 03

  • Josh Norman: Covering Julio Jones like 'sweet sensation of death without dying'

    Bleacher Report "Start with the sheet of paper hanging from his locker. It arrived four days after Julio Jones' nine-catch, 180-yard, two-touchdown bludgeoning of the Packers. He was being asked by the NFL to take a random drug test. The NFL wouldn't target him, would it? The Falcons receiver cracks a..." February 03

  • Patriots have two receivers playing the Julio Jones role on scout team

    Pro Football Talk "Stopping Julio Jones is such a high priority for the Patriots’ defense that no one scout team player can handle the workload in practice that the Patriots think the Falcons will give Jones in the game. As a result, Patriots coach Bill Belichick put two receivers — Michael Floyd and Matthew..." February 03

  • “Act of nature” only way Julio Jones won’t be 100 percent Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was listed as limited in Wednesday’s practice, but it doesn’t look like he’s going to be limited on Sunday. Peter King of TheMMQB.com filed a pool report from Falcons practice and reported that Jones was “never limping” because of the toe injury that’s been..." February 02

  • Former NFL players puts Julio Jones on blast

    Sportsnaut "Atlanta Falcons superstar Julio Jones has many fans. But it does not appear as though former NFL player and current analyst Heath Evans can be included in that group. Talking with The Boston Herald, Evans called Jones “soft in a lot of ways.” In an interview on Wednesday, Evans expanded his..." February 02

  • Julio Jones: No one in NFL can cover me one-on-one

    NFL.com "Sometimes there are simple answers to simple questions. During Wednesday's media session, Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones was asked a plain question: Do you think anyone in the NFL can cover you one-on-one? The All-Pro receiver offered a straight-forward response. "One-on-one? No, I..." February 01

  • Julio Jones, Alex Mack limited Monday, will do more in coming days

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons held a practice on Monday that didn’t require them to provide a report about participation levels, but coach Dan Quinn provided one at a Tuesday morning media session in Houston. Quinn said that wide receiver Julio Jones and center Alex Mack were both limited during the workout...." January 31

  • Julio Jones: Matt Ryan does not need ring to be ‘elite’

    Larry Brown Sports "Julio Jones provided an unequivocal answer when asked a question about whether or not his teammate Matt Ryan is an elite quarterback. Jones was one of the more popular players at the Opening Night event for Super Bowl LI on Monday. The Atlanta Falcons receiver got some funny and off-beat..." January 31

  • Julio Jones averaged 100 yards a game for a record fourth straight year

    Pro Football Talk "No player in NFL history had averaged 100 receiving yards a game in four different seasons, until Julio Jones came along. Jones topped the 100 yards per game mark for the fourth consecutive season in 2016. Via Pro Football Reference, he’s not just the first player to average 100 yards a game..." January 27

  • Julio Jones does some “limited” work for Falcons today

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons were planning on holding wide receiver Julio Jones and center Alex Mack out this week so their injuries could heal and they’d be ready to go when they got to Houston. But Jones was back before they left Atlanta. Via Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Jones did a bit of work today in..." January 27

  • Malcolm Butler on facing Julio Jones: ‘Dreams do come true’

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones downplayed any sort of one-on-one Super Bowl matchup with New England Patriots left cornerback Malcolm Butler, who said in 2012 at West Alabama that he wanted to "check" Jones one day. Butler, who was signed by the Patriots in 2014 as an undrafted free..." January 27

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