Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Falcons want more touches for Julio Jones

    Fanrag Sports "Julio Jones had a relatively quiet Sunday afternoon in the Atlanta Falcons‘ 23-17 Week 1 win over the Chicago Bears. The star wide receiver, only targeted five times by Matt Ryan, brought down four passes for 66 yards and didn’t score a touchdown. The Falcons won the game nonetheless, but there..." September 12

  • Julio Jones: 2,000 receiving yards can be done, but it’s not a goal

    Pro Football Talk "While the NFL has increasingly become a passing league over the years, no player has ever tallied 2,000 receiving yards in a season. Calvin Johnson came close with 1,964 yards in 2012 and Julio Jones took over second place on the all-time list with 1,871 yards during the 2015 season, which..." September 08

  • Falcons want more red zone touches for Julio Jones

    Larry Brown Sports "Atlanta Falcons All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones pulled down a modest six receiving TDs in 2016, and now the focus for them is on improving that total. Kelsey Conway of the team’s website reported Monday that Atlanta seems to be emphasizing more red zone touches for Jones in training camp with..." August 14

  • Julio Jones 'easing' back into it after offseason surgery

    NFL.com "Julio Jones isn't pushing to get into training camp practices after undergoing offseason foot surgery. The Atlanta Falcons' receiver has been getting more reps, but sat out most of Friday's team drills. Jones isn't fretting missing practice snaps. "I feel great about it," Jones said of..." August 06

  • Julio Jones says he didn't hire dive team to find lost earring

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones cleared up the story behind the $150,000 earring he lost in Georgia's Lake Lanier after tumbling off a Jet Ski. Jones addressed the media Saturday, following the third day of training camp. An initial television report said Jones hired a dive team to..." July 29

  • 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