Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Falcons hope to sign Julio Jones to extension in ‘near future’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "With the draft and rookie minicamp over, the Falcons will shift their front-office focus to working on a long-term contract for wide receiver Julio Jones. “That’s where we’ll continue to focus right now,” Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said. “He’s an important part of making sure that..." May 11

  • Draft concluded, Falcons can address Julio Jones' contract

    ESPN.com "The conclusion of the NFL draft means the Atlanta Falcons can focus on another important matter: a long-term contract for Julio Jones. There have been no discussions between the team and Jones' agent, Jimmy Sexton. However, general manager Thomas Dimitroff continues to indicate that Jones is a..." May 04

  • Julio Jones extension a matter the Falcons should address

    ESPN.com "When Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn meets the media this morning during the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, he is likely to be asked about the status of contract extension talks with the team's top receiver Julio Jones. The last time I asked Quinn about this subject on Feb. 27, this was his..." March 25

  • No extension talks between Julio Jones and Falcons yet

    ESPN.com "The Atlanta Falcons have yet to start discussions with top receiver Julio Jones about a contract extension, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. Jones is signed through the 2015 season after the team exercised his fifth-year option worth $10,176,000. Jones would become..." February 19

  • Dan Quinn hints at keeping Julio Jones long-term

    NFL.com "Dan Quinn is an early favorite to find success as a new NFL head coach because of the weapon-rich offense at his disposal in Atlanta. Along with franchise passer Matt Ryan, the Falcons' attack comes equipped with arguably the league's finest wideout in Julio Jones. "What a tough matchup to..." February 04

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    Denver Broncos @Broncos

    NEWS: #Broncos WR @ESanders_10 (101 recs., 1404 yds., 9 TDs) will replace @juliojones_11 in 2015 @NFL #ProBowl. pic.twitter.com/BFpLZwoUSP

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Mike Smith told the New Orleans media he'll make a decision on Julio Jones' game status about 10:30 CST Sunday morning.

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    D. Orlando Ledbetter @DOrlandoAJC

    @_KingVaughn_: Good question RT @hotgozfather: @DOrlandoAJC @_KingVaughn_ how hurt would julio b ”<-he 'd be a decoy. Can barely run

  • Falcons hopeful Julio Jones can play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "It’s too soon to say whether Falcons receiver Julio Jones can play Sunday in Pittsburgh, but coach Mike Smith is optimistic. Smith said that Jones, who suffered a hip injury on Monday night, is sore today. Smith added that he hopes Jones will be good to go against the Steelers. Jones had a..." December 09

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Smith said no doubt Julio Will play Sunday

  • Julio Jones: Falcons have best receiver duo in football

    Pro Football Talk "Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery recently shared his belief that he and Brandon Marshall make up the top receiving duo in the NFL, an argument that their 2,716 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2013 supports quite nicely. At this time last year, though, Falcons wideouts Julio Jones and Roddy White..." June 26

  • Julio Jones battling back from foot surgery, targets season-opener

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones finished another grueling workout off to the side with the team’s training staff Tuesday, while the rest of the team trudged through OTA No. 7. He’s battling back from right foot surgery that knocked him out of last season after just five games. Without Jones,..." June 11

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Julio Jones did some cutting on the field today. Great sign. Roddy White and Lamar Holmes missing at practice

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Falcons are exercising the fifth year option on WR Julio Jones

  • Julio Jones is running, ahead of schedule

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons coach Mike Smith said wide receiver Julio Jones is running and is ahead of schedule at the owner’s meeting in Orlando today, the team said. “He’s doing a great job with (trainers) Marty (Lauzon) and AJ (Neibel),” Falcons coach Mike Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by phone on..." March 26

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Smith said Julio Jones was having a ``monster year'' prior to the injury. Both Jones and Roddy (ankle) were working hard at facility Monday.

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Mike Smith said Julio Jones is still on schedule to return in spring.

  • Falcons' Julio Jones is off crutches

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who is recovering from foot surgery, is off his crutches. Wide receiver Harry Douglas has been in contact with Jones, who hasn’t spoken to the media since his injury and surgery in October. He was placed in injured reserve on Oct. 10. “He’s doing good,”..." December 06

  • Falcons sign WR Brian Robiskie; place Julio Jones on IR

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons reeling at the wide receiver position signed Brian Robiskie son of assistant head coach/wide receivers Terry Robiskie on Thursday. Robiskie was at practice with the team and wearing No. 87. Julio Jones who will have foot surgery on Monday was played on injured reserve. Robiskie..." October 12

  • Falcons' WR Julio Jones out for season

    Pro Football Talk "Julio Jones’s season has come to an end. Jones the Falcons receiver who is leading the NFL in catches through five games will have surgery next week after Dr. Robert Anderson confirmed his fractured foot Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports. That means Jones is out for the year confirming the..." October 10

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    Jason Cole @JasonPhilCole

    Word from a Falcons source is that WR Julio Jones broke the screw that was put in his foot in 2011 surgery.

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    Adding injury to insult: I just saw Julio Jones limping out of the x-ray room for unknown reason. Whatever it is it's lower right leg/foot.

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Breaking: Falcons fear Julio Jones likely OUT for the rest of the year w a foot injury. He's getting a second opinion tomorrow to determine

  • Falcons fear Julio Jones lost for season

    Pro Football Talk "If you were a Falcons fan who thought things couldn’t get much worse after Monday night’s loss to the Jets you were wrong. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that the Falcons fear receiver Julio Jones will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury suffered on Monday night. Jones will get a..." October 08

  • Julio Jones ready to face Jets' Cromartie

    ESPN.com "Julio Jones has drawn double coverage more often than not this season. Now the Atlanta Falcons receiver will face a player bold enough to play him straight up. New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie might not have sidekick Darrelle Revis to work alongside anymore but Cromartie is capable..." October 07

  • Roddy White, Julio Jones active for Falcons

    CBSSports.com "The Falcons won't have much help up front against the Jets on Monday night but they will have plenty of receiving options as both Roddy White and Julio Jones are active for Atlanta. Joining them on the field will be cornerback Asante Samuel. The most critical missing piece is left tackle Sam..." October 07

  • Talib: Jones taken reins from White in Atlanta

    CSN New England "Aqib Talib is the Patriots' top cover cornerback. His size and shutdown ability were evident last week against Vincent Jackson. This week he'll have another tough test with the 6-foot-3 220-pound Julio Jones. Or at least one would assume that would be the way the Patriots would match it up on..." September 27

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Falcons WRs Julio Jones (knee) and Roddy White (ankle) both listed as questionable for today vs. Rams are expected to play.

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    Jay Adams @FalconsJAdams

    WR Julio Jones was upgraded to limited participation in practice today. #STLvsATL #RiseUp

  • Worker rescued at home of Falcons’ Julio Jones

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A worker was temporarily trapped Tuesday afternoon when a retaining wall collapsed at the Gwinnett County home of an Atlanta Falcons player. The man, whose name was not released, was working in a ditch when the wall collapsed around noon, pinning him face down against a concrete wall at the..." May 22

  • Julio Jones, Underrated Wide Receiver?

    The Falcoholic "Believe it or not, I was pleasantly surprised by the way members of the media treated the Falcons coming off their NFC Conference Championship loss. Sure, choker was tossed around, but generally they were received as a legitimate NFL contender for the first time in recent memory, and many..." February 13