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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

Rookie Meter: Peterson, Smith shine in the clutch

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Several rookies, including Cardinals PR-CB Patrick Peterson, made game-changing plays in Week Nine.

Falcons WR Jones ruled out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Falcons WR Julio Jones will not play against Sunday against the Panthers because of a hamstring injury, head coach Mike Smith said Wednesday.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Six

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy expert Pat Fitzmaurice wonders if Redskins RB Ryan Torain will get the majority of the carries in a favorable matchup against a sieve-like Eagles run defense.

Falcons' chance to measure progress

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Nine months after being embarrassed by Green Bay in the playoffs, the Falcons have a chance Sunday to see if GM Thomas Dimitroff's offseason moves have made them elite.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Five

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
PFW fantasy expert Pat Fitzmaurice is interested to see if rookie WR Julio Jones helps close the gap between the Falcons and the Packers when the two teams clash Sunday.

Rookie Meter: Kerrigan hasn't lost knack for forcing fumbles

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Redskins OLB Ryan Kerrigan tied an FBS record in college with forced fumbles and has picked up where he left off, forcing two fumbles this season.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Five game against the Falcons.   

Falcons-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Falcons' much hyped receiver tandem of Roddy White and Julio Jones will look to find holes in the Bears' secondary.

Preseason Rookie Meter

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
In the first Rookie Meter of the season, Broncos OLB Von Miller, the second overall pick from April's draft, gets the nod as the league's best rookie with an eye on the upcoming season.

Fantasy outlook: Five rookies worth a look

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly takes a look at five rookies who could make a major impact during their first years in the NFL.

Falcons sign first-round pick Jones

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
According to WSB-TV in Atlanta, the Falcons and WR Julio Jones have agreed on a four-year, $16.2 million fully guaranteed contract.

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' 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.

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.

Lockout limbo: Falcons report

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
The Falcons made a bold move in the first round of the draft, and the pressure is on WR Julio Jones to show he was worth the price.

Falcons GM Dimitroff says WR Jones not last missing piece

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
GM Thomas Dimitroff is making it clear — it will take more than the addition of Julio Jones for the Falcons to go from a perennial playoff contender to a title winner.

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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