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Julio Jones

Julio Jones - #11 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 02/03/1989
Birthplace Foley, AL
College Alabama
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 1st round, 6th pick by Falcons

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
79 1198 10

Falcons sign four rookies

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Falcons agreed to terms with four members of their draft class on Thursday.

Falcons re-sign pair of LBs

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
The Falcons announced Thursday they agreed to a five-year deal to re-sign LB Stephen Nicholas. The team also re-signed LB Mike Peterson.

Report: Falcons re-sign OLB Nicholas

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Falcons have re-signed OLB Stephen Nicholas, keeping one of their key defenders in the lineup.

Top 10 questions for Falcons to answer

Posted July 18, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Falcons are worthy of preseason hype, but PFW's Dan Parr says there is also reason to temper optimism about the team's chances of breaking through and making a deep playoff run.

Falcons TE Gonzalez prepares for life after football

Posted July 05, 2011 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Heading into his 15th NFL season, Tony Gonzalez says there's only one thing that will guarantee this will be his last year in the league — a Super Bowl title.

Gonzalez: Ryan ready to join rare category of QBs

Posted July 02, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez tells PFW there's no doubt in his mind that Matt Ryan is capable of leading Atlanta to a title this season.

NFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 23, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Weatherspoon, David Gettis, Gerald McCoy and Jonathan Casillas.  

Charges against Falcons CB Owens dropped

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
Domestic violence charges against Falcons CB Chris Owens have been dropped.

Falcons' Ryan, Jones establishing connection in workouts

Posted June 18, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The reviews of Falcons rookie WR Julio Jones' performance at player-organized workouts have been very positive.

Falcons promote Polk

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Falcons promoted DeJuan Polk to coordinator of pro scouting on Thursday.

Report: Falcons CB Owens trashed ex's apartment

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Falcons CB Chris Owens is being investigated by suburban Atlanta police for trashing the apartment of his ex-girlfriend and destroying many of her valuable possessions.

Jones has earned respect of Falcons teammates, coaches

Posted June 11, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The Falcons believe that big, physical WR Julio Jones will be able to provide some pop to the team's controlled passing game right away.

Blank says Smith likely to consider 'Hard Knocks' in future

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Falcons owner Arthur Blank told PFW last week that he is open to considering an appearance on "Hard Knocks" in future years and he doesn't think head coach Mike Smith will automatically dismiss doing the show.

Report: Falcons' front office takes minor pay cuts

Posted May 26, 2011 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Falcons have implemented minor payroll reductions to members of the front office, according to Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Falcons counting on more from Weatherspoon

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
We hear the Falcons believe they were a better, more active defense early in the 2010 season when SLB Sean Weatherspoon was healthy and they expect he'll provide more of a boost in Year Two.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Jones set an overall career high with 182 receiving yards and matched a personal best with 11 receptions and second twice in Sunday's NFC title game loss to the 49ers.||||||| Jones broke out in his second season with 79 catches for 1,198 yards and 10 TDs. He is likely to be a top 5 fantasy receiver in 2013.
Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Jones caught seven passes for 71 yards and one score in Saturday's 31-18 win at Detroit.||||||| Jones has 1,142 yards and 10 scores. The Falcons have nothing to play for next week against the Bucs so monitor the situation closely.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Jones caught six passes for 74 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons' win over the Giants on Sunday.||||||| Jones already has five two-touchdown games in his two-year career, including two this season.
Posted Nov. 25, 2012
Jones had a career-high 147 yards on six receptions in Sunday's 24-23 win over Tampa Bay, including an 80-yard touchdown.||||||| Jones' performance allowed him to top his 959 yards from his rookie season. He has 983 yards on 53 catches, one shy of matching his total from a year ago.
Posted Nov. 15, 2012
Atlanta receiver Julio Jones and linebacker Sean Weatherspoon are active for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay after being limited in practice because of ankle injuries.||||||| A sore right ankle has bothered Jones since the Falcons' loss at New Orleans two weeks ago. He missed practice last week but started in the home win over Arizona, catching three passes for 33 yards.

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