Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Julio Jones and Alex Mack to be held out of practice to rest

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons don’t have to publish an injury report this week, but if they did, two of their best players would be listed as out of practice. Falcons coach Dan Quinn said during an appearance on 92.9 The Game that wide receiver Julio Jones and center Alex Mack would be held out this week in..." January 25

  • Julio Jones wasn’t slowed by toe injury on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Before Sunday’s NFC Championship Game, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported that Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones has been dealing with three injuries to his foot — two to a toe and one in the middle of the foot — in recent weeks. Those injuries kept Jones from practicing twice in the week..." January 23

  • Julio Jones creates nightmare for man who advised against trade

    Pro Football Talk "As the Patriots prepare to face the Falcons in the Super Bowl, New England coach Bill Belichick will have to come up with a game plan rivaling some of his best work, including Super Bowl XXXVI against the Rams and Super Bowl XXV against the Bills. He’ll draw that assignment because, six years ago,..." January 23

  • Falcons' Jones will play without limitations vs. Packers

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones practiced without limitations in Friday’s light session and is probable to play Sunday against the Packers in the NFC Championship game. “He looked good to me,” Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said. “He’s always a guy who, whether he gets some reps during the..." January 20

  • Julio Jones to miss practice again but says he’s ‘ready to go’ for Sunday

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will miss practice for the second straight day on Thursday because of a foot injury. The plan is for Jones to participate in Friday’s light practice in preparation for Sunday’s NFC championship game against the Packers at the Georgia Dome. “It’s fine,” Jones..." January 19

  • Falcons' Jones sitting out 1st practice of week

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones participated in Wednesday's walkthrough, but he won't practice after aggravating a toe injury, coach Dan Quinn said. Quinn on Monday said Jones would be limited throughout the week but would be "ready to rock'' for Sunday's NFC Championship Game..." January 18

  • Julio Jones may be limited, but will be “ready to rock”

    Pro Football Talk "It may not be “no concern,” but the Falcons are apparently confident wide receiver Julio Jones is OK. Falcons coach Dan Quinn told reporters that Jones might be limited in practice this week, but would be “ready to rock,” in time to play Sunday against the Packers." January 16

  • Falcons have “no concern” over Julio Jones’ foot

    Pro Football Talk "The Falcons are moving on to the NFC Championship Game and they don’t expect to be sweating about whether wide receiver Julio Jones is going to be in the lineup. Jones left before Saturday’s 36-20 win over the Seahawks was complete due to an aggravation of the foot/toe injury that Jones has..." January 15

  • Falcons' Julio Jones won't shy away from alerting refs vs. Seahawks

    ESPN "Falcons receiver Julio Jones, who appeared to be held by Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman on a controversial late no-call back in Week 6, has no plans to "cry" for penalties but won't hesitate to alert officials to foul play in Saturday's divisional playoff rematch. The previous controversy..." January 12

  • Dan Quinn: Julio Jones looked ‘explosive’

    The Sports Daily "Head coach Dan Quinn and the Atlanta Falcons are no longer worried about Julio Jones’ sprained toe. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN, Quinn said Jones looked “good” and “explosive” at practice this week. “He looked good over the last couple of days, so I’m not going to monitor him,” Quinn..." December 31

  • Falcons' Julio Jones to play vs. Panthers

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will play against the Carolina Panthers on Saturday after missing the last two games with a sprained toe, coach Dan Quinn said. Jones, who suffered the injury in a Dec. 4 loss to Kansas City, returned to practice this week. Although he was limited on..." December 22

  • Julio Jones says toe is fine: 'Nothing needs to hold me back'

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones said he feels good coming off a sprained toe, but that he'll let coach Dan Quinn decide his status for Saturday's matchup with the Carolina Panthers. Jones missed the past two games as a result of the injury. He returned to practice Tuesday and was..." December 21

  • Falcons' Dan Quinn optimistic WR Julio Jones will play Saturday

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said receiver Julio Jones' status for the Christmas Eve matchup against the Carolina Panthers looks promising. Jones is recovering from a toe sprain. Jones missed his second consecutive game Sunday as the Falcons defeated the San Francisco 49ers 41-13. Jones went..." December 19

  • Julio Jones will not play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons receiver Julio Jones will miss Sunday’s game against the 49ers, the second straight game he has missed. Atlanta coach Dan Quinn said today that Jones will miss his second consecutive game with a toe injury. That’s a big blow for the Falcons, as Jones is their best offensive playmaker." December 16

  • Falcons plan to have Julio Jones “push it” on Friday

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones missed another practice on Thursday because of the toe injury that kept him from playing against the Rams last weekend, but they’re not ready to make any determination about his status for this weekend. Jones took part in a light walkthrough session before..." December 15

  • Dan Quinn: WR Julio Jones' injury is a sprain and not turf toe

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn changed the wording on star wide receiver Julio Jones' injury Wednesday, referring to it as a "sprain" rather than turf toe. "Julio has a toe sprain, it's not turf toe," Quinn said in an interview on Atlanta's 92.9 The Game radio. "But he does have a toe sprain...." December 14

  • Quinn not saving Julio Jones: ‘If you are ready, then you can go’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons went to Los Angeles on Sunday and scored four offensive touchdowns through three quarters against the Rams in spite of star wide receiver Julio Jones sitting out because of turf toe. But coach Dan Quinn said his team’s performance without Jones doesn’t make him more inclined to hold..." December 13

  • Julio Jones out with turf toe

    Pro Football Talk "They downplayed it a week ago, but a case of turf toe will keep Falcons receiver Julio Jones from playing on Sunday in L.A. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the star receiver will not play in Sunday’s game against the Rams. Jones had been dubbed a true game-time decision, with..." December 11

  • Julio Jones unlikely to have major role in offense Sunday

    Larry Brown Sports "Julio Jones reportedly will not be at full strength on Sunday. Jones, who is battling turf toe, will reportedly be little more of a decoy if he even plays against the Los Angeles Rams, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. In fact, Ledbetter thinks Jones..." December 10

  • Julio Jones listed as questionable for Sunday’s game

    Pro Football Talk "Word out of Atlanta this week was that the Falcons are optimistic about wide receiver Julio Jones‘ chances of playing against the Rams on Sunday, but they aren’t quite optimistic enough to say that he’ll be playing. Jones has been listed as questionable as the result of the turf toe injury he..." December 09

  • Falcons optimistic Jones will play vs. Rams

    Larry Brown Sports "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is dealing with a nagging toe injury, but it sounds like he is expected to play through it. Although Jones was held out of practice on Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that he is expected to suit up against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday." December 08

  • Julio Jones dealing with turf toe

    Larry Brown Sports "The Atlanta Falcons are fighting to hold onto their lead in the NFC South after a tough loss on Sunday, and they are hoping their most explosive playmaker can battle through his latest injury. Julio Jones, who has dealt with a number of minor injuries this season, was hobbled late in Sunday’s..." December 05

  • Andy Reid on containing Julio Jones: ‘You hope he misses the bus’

    Sportsnaut "The Kansas City Chiefs are facing an extremely important matchup against the Falcons in Atlanta this upcoming weekend. At a surprising 8-3 on the season, Kansas City currently holds the top wild card spot in the AFC and is just one game behind the Oakland Raiders in the AFC West. One of the..." December 01