Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julio Jones insists he’s not hurt, or unhappy with one-catch game

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones didn’t suffer any setback to his calf injury in the game against the Saints. “I’m not injured or anything like that,” Jones said on Thursday. Fantasy football owners were in an uproar after Jones had just one catch for 16 yards against the Saints...." September 30

  • Julio Jones questionable, but he says he’ll play

    Pro Football Talk "Officially, Falcons receiver Julio Jones is questionable for Monday night’s game at New Orleans with a calf injury. He didn’t practice on Thursday or Friday, and he participated on a limited basis on Saturday. He nevertheless says he’ll play." September 25

  • Kyle Shanahan likes spreading the ball, giving Julio Jones more quality looks

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan emphasized Friday the benefits of having quarterback Matt Ryan spread the ball around despite the team having a dominant wide receiver in Julio Jones. In the 35-28 Week 2 victory over Oakland, Ryan completed passes to nine different receivers,..." September 24

  • Julio Jones “ready to go” for Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones said in August that he believes getting 2,000 receiving yards is difficult but that it’s a possibility if everything goes right during the regular season. Missing games would go in the opposite column from everything going right, but that’s not going to be a..." September 09

  • Julio Jones still on track to play in opener

    ESPN "He didn't play Thursday night in the Falcons' 17-15 win over the Jaguars, but Julio Jones' mere presence on the field during pregame warm-ups was a good sign for the Falcons heading into the regular season. Jones injured an ankle during last week's third preseason game against Miami in Orlando...." September 03

  • Why Usain Bolt wouldn't make it as a wide receiver in the NFL, according to Julio Jones

    USA Today "Tony Dungy may be ready to sign Usain Bolt as a wide receiver, but at least one player has his doubts about how the decorated Olympian would do. Julio Jones told ESPN.com that the sprinter doesn’t quite have what it takes to make it in the league at that position. From ESPN: “You’ve got..." August 23

  • Shhhh, don’t tell anybody, Julio Jones seems to be OK after practice injury

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones wasn’t able to finish the first practice of training camp with some degree of injury, but coach Dan Quinn said to trust him, everything was just fine. According to Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com, Jones suffered a minor injury, and was seen on the sidelines..." July 29

  • Julio Jones is probably not going to break any more franchise receiving records in 2016

    The Falcoholic "Over the long haul, it's fair to assume that Julio Jones will someday own every franchise receiving record for the Atlanta Falcons. If he stays healthy, he's simply too gifted and too important to this team's offense not to. There is, however, reason to doubt that Julio will exceed the heights..." June 26

  • Jim Harbaugh wanted to draft Julio Jones

    Sportsnaut "Current Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh has made a point of not throwing his former San Francisco 49ers organization under the bus. Sure he’s made the token off-handed remark here and there, but for the most part the Wolverines head man has remained professional in the face of what..." June 08

  • Julio Jones: Improved communication key for Falcons on offense

    ESPN "As the Atlanta Falcons concluded Tuesday's session of organized team activities, a group consisting of top receiver Julio Jones, quarterback Matt Ryan, coach Dan Quinn, general manager Thomas Dimitroff, and wide receiver Justin Hardy huddled on a far field, engaged in an extended..." June 08