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Falcons | Julio Jones almost cracks 100

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 21:25:48 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught five passes for 98 yards against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, Dec. 7. He was targeted a team-high 11 times.

Fantasy Tip: After getting shut down by Minnesota, Jones rebounded with a solid night's work against the Saints. While Jones has only three 100-plus-yard games on the year, Thursday marked the third time he's finished in the 90s. He'll be a strong WR1 next week against the same Buccaneers squad he eviscerated for 253 yards and two scores back in Week 12.

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Falcons | Julio Jones held in check

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 14:00:00 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught two passes for 24 yards against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 13.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was being covered by Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes, which can explain his disappointing performance. He should have a better outing against the New Orleans Saints next week and should be a starting option in all leagues.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Week 13 injury report

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:40:42 -0800

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 1, and has been ruled out for Week 13. LB Sean Weatherspoon (illness) did not practice and is listed as questionable. PK Matt Bryant (back), WR Julio Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee) and CB Brian Poole (back) were limited during practice but are not on the injury report. RB Devonta Freeman (concussion), WR Justin Hardy (shoulder), OT Ty Sambrailo (hamstring) and RB Terron Ward (knee, shoulder) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Falcons | Julio Jones not on injury report

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 12:33:04 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 1, but is not on the injury report for Week 13.

Fantasy Tip: Jones will see his usual workload but likely will be covered by Minnesota Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes for most of the game. He should still be a No. 1 receiver in all leagues, but owners may want to lower their expectations a bit because of the matchup.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited in practice again

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:05:07 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was limited in practice for the second consecutive day Thursday, Nov. 30.

Fantasy Tip: This is just standard protocol for one of the league's most talented players. Following his monstrous outburst this past weekend against the Buccaneers, owners should obviously continue to ride Jones as their WR1 and hope for the same significant results against a stout Vikings defense.

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Falcons | Julio Jones one-of-a-kind with 250-yard gems

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 18:21:59 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones recorded 250 or more receiving yards in a game for the third time in his career with his performance in the team's Week 12 game Sunday, Nov. 26, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. No other player in NFL history has ever done it more than once.

Fantasy Tip: As continually stressed, Jones was well overdue to post some monster numbers and touchdowns, and owners who stuck with him through the long haul were handsomely rewarded this past Sunday afternoon. Given his otherworldly talents, there's probably a lot more where that came from, so just keep firing up Jones as a WR1 with the utmost confidence.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited in practice

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:02:11 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was likely just taking it easy on his ankle, and there isn't much to worry about. He was the NFC Offensive Player of Week 12 with his giant 12-253-2 stat line, and very quietly he is now over 1,000 yards receiving for the season.

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Falcons | Wednesday's practice report for Atlanta

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 15:01:06 -0800

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (back) and CB Desmond Trufant (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 29. WR Justin Hardy (shoulder), WR Julio Jones (ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), CB Brian Poole (back), OT Ty Sambrailo (hamstring) and RB Terron Ward (shoulder, knee) were limited in practice, while RB Devonta Freeman (concussion) was a full participant.

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Falcons | Julio Jones has monster game

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 13:59:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught 12 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was having a solid season entering Week 12 but had a breakout performance against the Buccaneers. He is one of the best receivers in the NFL and should be a No. 1 receiver even though he will be facing a tough Minnesota Vikings defense.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited in practice yet again

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:33:20 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle, knee) was limited in practice for the third consecutive day Friday, Nov. 24.

Fantasy Tip: This is just the team managing Jones' reps, as he's perfectly fine for Sunday's matchup with the Buccaneers. Considering Tampa Bay is surrendering more passing yards than all but one team this season, Jones may deliver one of his trademark big stat lines. He's overdue for some touchdowns as well, so hopefully Week 12 begins his resurgence in that department.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited again

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 15:21:14 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle, knee) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Jones should be fine for the team's Week 12 game and should have a big role in the passing game. He can be a No. 1 receiver in all fantasy leagues this week.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:19:22 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle, knee) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Jones likely will be limited during most of the week but should be in uniform in Week 12. He is one of the best receivers in the NFL and should be a No. 1 fantasy receiver in all leagues.

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Falcons | Modest Monday evening for Julio Jones

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 21:01:10 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones recorded five catches on 10 targets for 71 yards in the team's Week 11 victory Monday, Nov. 20, against the Seattle Seahawks.

Fantasy Tip: Once again, Jones was held without a touchdown, and as a result, he shockingly remains stuck on one for the season. At the same time, he continues to get his usual massive number of looks, especially when compared to the rest of the offense, as no one else drew more than four targets for the game. It's been a frustrating time owning Jones but owners just need to show patience and keep trotting him out there. The touchdowns will come.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited again

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:24:35 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) had limited participation in practice Saturday, Nov. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Jones is one of those players that you must start unless the injury report reads "out" next to his name. He may not get all the reps in, but come game time Jones will get the job done.

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Falcons | Atlanta's Week 11 injury report

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:18:57 -0800

Atlanta Falcons RB Devonta Freeman (concussion) did not participate in practice and will not play in Week 11 Monday, Nov. 20. P Matt Bosher (ankle), WR Julio Jones (ankle), G Andy Levitre (knee), LB Duke Riley (knee) and RB Terron Ward (knee) all were limited participation in practice. Both Bosher and Riley are listed as questionable. DT Grady Jarrett (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Falcons | Julio Jones works on limited basis

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:14:02 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) practiced on a limited basis Friday, Nov. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has been taking it easy in recent weeks during practice, but he hasn't missed any game time as a result of his nagging ankle injury. When active he is an obvious must-start fantasy option regardless of matchup.

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Falcons | Atlanta practice report for Friday

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:12:58 -0800

Atlanta Falcons P Matt Bosher (ankle) and RB Devonta Freeman (concussion) did not practice Friday, Nov. 17. WR Julio Jones )ankle), OG Andy Levitre (knee), LB Duke Riley (knee) and RB Terron Ward (knee) were limited participants, while DT Grady Jarrett (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Falcons | Julio Jones doesn't practice Thursday

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:04:35 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 16.

Fantasy Tip: Despite having just one touchdown on the year, Jones can still be a strong WR1 option on any given week, especially this one as he'll be facing a Seahawks defense that will be missing a couple of key players. Jones is overdue for some scores, so hopefully that number begins to ascend towards its norm on Monday.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:51:49 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) will be limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 16.

Fantasy Tip: Jones is still productive, but his one touchdown has limited his appeal after being taken as a stud WR1. He remains a low-end WR1 against the Seattle Seahawks this week.

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Falcons | Julio Jones disappoints yet again

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 20:51:32 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones posted six receptions for 57 yards on eight targets in Week 10 against the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has scored just one touchdown this season, and he has just two 100-yard games. Overall, his numbers aren't bad for a regular wide receiver, but not a consensus first-round fantasy pick. He is averaging 6.0 receptions per game over the past five outings to give PPR owners a boost lately, but he is not helping standard owners as much. He faces a dinged up Legion of Boom in Week 11 on Monday night.

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Falcons | Julio Jones impresses in practice

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 19:26:29 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) looked "explosive" in his return to practice Friday, Nov. 10, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Fantasy Tip: Not that you need to be talked into starting Jones, but it's still nice to hear that he performed well in practice. It's also nice that Atlanta faces the Dallas Cowboys in what is projected to be one of the highest-scoring games of Week 10.

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Falcons | Julio Jones off the injury report

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:31:22 -0800

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) was a limited participant in practice Friday, Nov. 10, but he has been removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 10 game against the Dallas Cowboys.

Fantasy Tip: Jones did enough to satisfy the coaching staff and he'll be on the field for Sunday's showdown against the Cowboys. Dallas ranks 18th in the NFL in pass defense, yielding 223.4 yards per game with 14 touchdowns, while also giving up 24 pass plays of 20 or more yards.

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Falcons | Atlanta injury report for Friday

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 14:28:12 -0800

Atlanta Falcons LB Duke Riley (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 10, and he has been ruled out for the Week 10 game against the Dallas Cowboys. OG Andy Levitre (knee) was limited in practice and he is listed as questionable. PK Matt Bryant (calf), DT Grady Jarrett (ribs) and WR Julio Jones (ankle) were limited, while RB Devonta Freeman (knee), DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (ankle) practiced in full and were removed from the injury report.

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Falcons | Julio Jones at practice

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 08:19:39 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) is on the practice field Friday, Nov. 10.

Fantasy Tip: It's unknown whether he'll be limited or not, but it's a good sign for him to suit up in Week 10. The Dallas Cowboys have been a little susceptible to WRs the last five weeks, but they're still a midrange matchup. Jones has one touchdown on the year and has more value in PPR as a WR1 than in other formats.

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Falcons | No practice for Julio Jones

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 14:19:59 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 9.

Fantasy Tip: Jones probably is receiving some time off and should be ready to play in Week 10. He continues to be one of the best receivers in the NFL and should be a No. 1 receiver in fantasy leagues.

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Falcons | Atlanta practice report for Wednesday

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:25 -0800

Atlanta Falcons PK Matt Bryant (calf), WR Julio Jones (ankle) and LB Duke Riley (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 8. RB Devonta Freeman (knee), DT Grady Jarrett (ribs), DE Takkarist McKinley (shoulder) and CB Desmond Trufant (ankle) were listed as limited participants.

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Falcons | Julio Jones does not practice Wednesday

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 10:18:50 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (leg) did not practice with the team Wednesday, Nov. 8, but he did participate in the walk-through portion.

Fantasy Tip: Given that he played through the injury in Week 9, it's reasonable to assume he'll find a way to go in Week 10 versus the Dallas Cowboys. However, it is entirely possible the team doesn't turn him loose until Friday, so owners may have to wait until then to find out his fate for the weekend. If he doesn't play, Mohamed Sanu and Taylor Gabriel would stand to benefit for fantasy purposes, while the Falcons could choose to lean a bit more on their running game.

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Falcons | Julio Jones has leg injury

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 11:46:41 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (leg) played through a lower leg injury in the Falcons' Week 9 win, according to head coach Dan Quinn. He will be limited in practice this week.

Fantasy Tip: Even with the injury Jones had one of the best games of his season, tallying 118 yards on six catches. If he can do that when he's not fully healthy then fantasy owners shouldn't be concerned as long as Jones is active for games.

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Falcons | Julio Jones hits century mark

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 14:15:00 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones hauled in six receptions for 118 yards on a game-high 12 targets in Week 9 against the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: The 100-yard game was nice, but Jones dropped a touchdown in the back of the end zone in the fourth quarter when he was wide open. It could have been a much, much bigger day for No. 11. Still, it's just his second 100-yard game of the season, so fantasy owners can be pleased with that. The Falcons host the Cowboys in Week 10.

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Falcons | Julio Jones finishes with 74 yards

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 13:29:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught three passes for 74 yards against the New York Jets in Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has gone five games without a 100-yard performance, but he has still been a solid contributor for fantasy owners. He should be considered a No. 1 fantasy receiver next week against the Carolina Panthers.

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Falcons | Julio Jones breaks through for TD

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 04:50:28 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones had a breakthrough game in Week 7 against the New England Patriots, as he caught nine passes for 99 yards and a touchdown.

Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners rejoiced at seeing Jones get into the end zone. Falcons coach Dan Quinn wanted Jones more involved in the offense and he got his wish on Sunday. Jones missed only four passes and looked like the Jones of old. He remains a strong WR1 despite early struggles.

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Falcons | Atlanta not content with Julio Jones' touches

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:36:35 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones will be more involved in the offense if head coach Dan Quinn has his way. Quinn said he was not satisfied with how often Jones was seeing the ball, adding that more offensive plays in general will help that cause.

Fantasy Tip: There has been a plethora of fantasy disappointments in 2017, one of them being Jones. The star receiver has amassed just 25 catches for 367 yards and -- worst of all -- no touchdowns. Needless to say, though, he needs to remain a fixture in fantasy lineups.

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Falcons | Julio Jones off injury report

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:41:46 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was listed as a limited participant for practice Friday, Oct. 13, and he has been removed from the injury report ahead of the Week 6 game with the Miami Dolphins.

Fantasy Tip: It could be a very fruitful week for Jones and the Falcons pass offense, as the Dolphins rank 22nd in the NFL allowing 234.0 yards per game through five outings while yielding nine pass plays of 20 or more yards. After a bye, it's good to have Jones back, although he is still looking for his first TD of 2017.

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Falcons | Week 6 injury report for Atlanta

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 15:40:42 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Mohamed Sanu (hamstring) and DE Courtney Upshaw (ankle, knee) did not practice Friday, Oct.13, and have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins. LB Jermaine Grace (hamstring) was limited, but he is also out. LB Vic Beasley (hamstring), PK Matt Bryant (back) and WR Julio Jones (hip) were limited, but have been removed from the injury report. S Ricardo Allen (concussion), WR Justin Hardy (illness), OT Ryan Schraeder (concussion) and RB Terron Ward (neck, shoulder) were able to practice in full.

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Falcons | Julio Jones cleared to play

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:47:59 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) has been cleared to play Week 6 versus the Miami Dolphins.

Fantasy Tip: Jones told reporters the team "had a plan" for him earlier this week when he was limited, and this confirms that. With Mohamed Sanu out, Jones could be primed for his first big game of the year. While the Dolphins have only surrendered two receiving touchdowns to wideouts and been fairly stingy thus far, Keenan Allen (nine catches, 100 yards) and Michael Thomas (eight catches, 89 yards) were both able to have their way against them.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited again

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:14:31 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) put in a limited practice for the second straight day Thursday, Oct. 12.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has basically been limited his whole career. By no means should Jones' owners consider benching Jones this week. He is a WR1 play as long as he is playing, no matter who the opponent is.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:10:24 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Oct. 11.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has had plenty of time to rest and recover following the Falcons' Week 5 bye. The Miami Dolphins have been tough against the pass so far this year, but Jones is essentially matchup proof and a must start as long as he is active.

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Falcons | Julio Jones takes part in practice

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:09:35 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) participated in at least a portion of practice Monday, Oct. 9.

Fantasy Tip: It appears like Jones has a good chance to play this week, but owners will need to monitor his practice participation during the week. He will be a No. 1 receiver whenever he is able to return to the field.

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Falcons | Julio Jones likely fine

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 05:49:03 -0700

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) isn't expected to miss playing time with the Week 5 bye, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has disappointed with 19 grabs for 295 yards and no touchdowns through the first quarter of the season. However, he's a stud receiver, and it may be an opportunity to buy low on him.

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Falcons | Julio Jones ruled out

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 11:59:03 -0700

Updating a previous report, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) will not be returning to the team's Week 4 game because of his hip injury.

Fantasy Tip: Owners should know more about Jones' status after the game or in the next few days. It is not a good sign that he was not able to return to the game and may indicate he could miss more time. It would be hard for owners to replace Jones in their lineups but may have to look for other receiver options.

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Falcons | Julio Jones injures hip

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 10:45:33 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) suffered a hip injury in Week 4 and is considered questionable to return.

Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to keep an eye on the situation to find out the severity of Jones' injury. He is one of the top receivers in fantasy and would be difficult to replace if it is a long-term injury.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited Friday

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 14:37:25 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (back) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 29, but is not on the injury report for Week 4.

Fantasy Tip: Jones should see his normal workload this week even though he was limited during practice. He is one of the best receivers in the NFL and is a must-start player in all leagues.

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Falcons | Julio Jones still limited

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:07:08 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (back) will be limited in practice for a second straight day Thursday, Sept. 28.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has endured plenty of nicks and knacks over his career. As long as he avoids any setbacks over the next couple days he'll remain a high-end WR1.

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Falcons | Julio Jones limited in practice

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:50:09 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (back) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Sept. 27.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has had a history of nagging injuries, but he fights through and is able to play more often than not. Plan on starting him in Week 4 barring any setbacks.

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Falcons | Wednesday's practice report for Atlanta

Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:39:41 -0700

Atlanta Falcons S Ricardo Allen (concussion), LB Vic Beasley (hamstring), OT Ryan Schraeder (concussion), DE Courtney Upshaw (ankle, knee) and RB Terron Ward (neck, shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 27. DT Jack Crawford (shoulder) and WR Julio Jones (back) were limited in practice.

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Falcons | Julio Jones should be fine

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:37:17 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (back) should be good to go in Week 4 despite suffering a back injury in Week 3, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was relatively disappointing last week but managed to eclipse the 100-yard mark. He's an automatic start as long as he is active. Don't be scared by the ailment even if he is limited in practice.

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Falcons | Julio Jones posts 108 yards in win

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 21:54:19 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones posted five receptions for 108 yards on nine targets in Week 2 against Green Bay.

Fantasy Tip: It was a little disappointing for fantasy owners, as Jones had 93 yards at halftime. However, the team built a giant lead early in the third quarter and shifted to a run-heavy offense with very limited pass attempts to keep his second-half numbers down. He'll look to keep up the solid production in Week 3 at Detroit.

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Falcons | Mediocre stat line for Julio Jones

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 15:37:01 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones hauled in four receptions for 66 yards on five targets in Week 1 against the Bears.

Fantasy Tip: The Chicago secondary did a good job of taking Jones out of the game and forcing Matt Ryan to look more to Mohamed Sanu, Tevin Coleman and Taylor Gabriel. Jones will look for better results in Week 2 on Sunday Night Football against the visiting Packers.

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Falcons | Julio Jones eyeing 2,000 yards?

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:59:55 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones said a 2,000-yard season "definitely can be done," but he is going to take whatever the defense gives him.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was within striking distance of 2,000 yards in 2015, and he has topped 1,400 yards in each of the last three years. He is a plug-and-play WR1 against any opponent and a top-three fantasy option at his position against the Bears in Week 1.

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Falcons | Julio Jones to see limited time Saturday

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:31:26 -0700

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) will receive a few snaps in the preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, Aug. 26. Jones missed the first two preseason games because he is coming off offseason foot surgery.

Fantasy Tip: Jones does not need many reps to get ready for the start of the season, so the team will take things easy with him. Jones should be one of the leading receivers in the NFL this season and will be a No. 1 receiver in all fantasy leagues.

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