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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 down to third-string RB

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Jason Snelling is in at running back for the Falcons after injuries to Michael Turner (groin) and Jerious Norwood (knee).

Falcons confident Ryan is learning from mistakes

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
It's clear to those in Atlanta that some Falcons fans are growing impatient with QB Matt Ryan, who has yet to take the big step some were expecting after an impressive rookie year in 2008.

Falcons add C Bruggeman to practice squad

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Falcons signed C Rob Bruggeman to the practice squad Tuesday, replacing RB Dimitri Nance.

Falcons to honor Gonzalez

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez caught his 1,000th pass during Week One and will be honored by the team at its next game.

Falcons release C Bruggeman

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Reserve C Rob Bruggeman was released by the Falcons on Tuesday.

Falcons not creating lanes for RB Turner

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Falcons want to be a power-running team that is productive on the ground against even the toughest defenses, but they couldn't hang with the Steelers' front seven.

Mendenhall's OT run leads Steelers past Falcons 15-9

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran 50 yards for a touchdown 2:35 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Steelers overcame a shaky start by replacement quarterback Dennis Dixon and a missed field goal attempt late in regulation to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-9 ...

Gonzalez grabs 1,000th catch of career

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez became the first tight end in league history with 1,000 career receptions after making a catch in the third quarter today.

Five football recipes to try out on game day

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 2:23 a.m. ET
We asked five NFL players for the recipes they like the most, and they served up some delicious-sounding fare.

Falcons DE Biermann honored by starting role

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Falcons DE Kroy Biermann told PFW he's "not 100 percent sure" what made the coaches decide to give him a starting spot, but he said he's happy to have the opportunity.

Falcons establish eight-man practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced their eight-player practice squad on Sunday.

Falcons release S Giordano, waive DT Johnson

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
The Falcons announced two roster moves Tuesday.

Strong side could be home for Falcons’ Weatherspoon

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Word is the Falcons are leaning toward starting first-round pick Sean Weatherspoon at strong-side linebacker.

Report: Patriots acquire OG Ojinnaka from Falcons

Posted Aug. 22, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots acquired OG Quinn Ojinnaka from the Falcons on Sunday for an undisclosed draft pick, according to FoxSports.com.

Falcons WR Meier done for the season

Posted Aug. 21, 2010 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
Falcons rookie WR Kerry Meier will miss the 2010 season after suffering a knee injury in Atlanta's loss to New England on Thursday.

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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