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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

McKay named competition committee chairman

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
Falcons president Rich McKay is the new chairman of the NFL's competition committee, the league announced Tuesday.

NFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the NFC South.

Falcons face decisions on starting O-linemen

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
While the Falcons will be looking for speed, perhaps at receiver and defensive end, in this year's draft, GM Thomas Dimitroff and his staff are probably also keeping a close eye on offensive linemen at the Scouting Combine.

Reports: Lions sign former Falcons S Coleman

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
Former Falcons S Erik Coleman has agreed to a one-year deal with the Lions, according to multiple reports.

Falcons sign TE Agnone, extend contract of DT Lewis

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
The Falcons have signed TE Robbie Agnone and announced that DT Trey Lewis has signed a contract extension.

Falcons add Bratkowski to staff

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9:39 p.m. ET
The Falcons hired former Bengals offensive coordinator Bob Bratkowski to be the team's new quarterbacks coach, replacing Bill Musgrave.

NFC South 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman had a 25-6 TD-INT ratio in leading the Buccaneers to a 10-6 record following a 3-13 mark in 2009. We review the NFC South teams.

Falcons extend Wire, release Coleman

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons made a pair of transactions on Wednesday, extending LB Coy Wire and cutting S Erik Coleman.

Report: Jon Bon Jovi in talks with Falcons

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
Falcons owner Arthur Blank and rock star Jon Bon Jovi have held talks in which Bon Jovi would buy 15 percent of the franchise for $150 million, according to an ESPN.com report.

Dimitroff: Adding speed, developing Douglas and Sidbury part of Falcons’ plan

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
GM Thomas Dimitroff has had a few weeks to digest Atlanta's crushing playoff loss to the Packers in the divisional round, and PFW spoke with him earlier this week at the Super Bowl media center.

Falcons’ Smith takes contract extension in stride

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 7:43 p.m. ET
Armed with a three-year extension, Falcons head coach Mike Smith is determined to improve the playoff-contending Falcons.

Falcons extend Smith's contract

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Falcons signed head coach Mike Smith to a three-year contract extension on Thursday. Smith led the Falcons to an NFC-best 13-3 record in 2010.

Titans granted permission to interview Falcons OC Mularkey

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 1:31 p.m. ET
The Titans have been granted permission to interview Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey for their vacant head-coaching position, according to ESPN.

Falcons stars help NFC win Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
The NFC jumped out to a huge first-half lead and won the Pro Bowl 55-41 on Sunday in Honolulu, led by Falcons QB Matt Ryan and Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall, the game MVP.

Falcons expected to keep RB corps intact

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
We hear the Falcons would be content to head into next season with the same group of running backs that helped them finish 12th in the league in rushing in 2010.

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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