Speaking Thursday, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said signing Julio Jones to a long-term contract is a priority.
The Falcons have not yet approached Julio Jones about a contract extension.
New OC Kyle Shanahan put Julio Jones in the same category as Andre Johnson.
New coach Dan Quinn confirmed getting Julio Jones signed to a long-term contract is a priority.
Julio Jones caught 4-of-8 targets for 58 yards in the Falcons' Week 17 loss to the Panthers.
NFL Network's Albert Breer confirms Julio Jones (oblique) will play Week 17 against the Panthers.
Julio Jones (oblique) returned to practice Friday.
Julio Jones (oblique) remained sidelined Thursday.
Julio Jones (oblique) did not practice Wednesday.
Following Sunday's win at New Orleans, Julio Jones (oblique) said he'll be "OK" for Week 17.
Julio Jones caught 7-of-8 targets for 107 yards Week 16 against the Saints.
According to Jay Adams of the Falcons' official site, Julio Jones (oblique) is "really passing the eye test" in warmups.
Julio Jones (strained oblique) is officially active for Week 16 against the Saints.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported on Sunday Countdown that Julio Jones' specific injury is a strained oblique.