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Julio Jones | Wide Receiver

Team: Atlanta Falcons
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/3/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 220
College: Alabama
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Julio Jones caught 4-of-8 targets for 58 yards in the Falcons' Week 17 loss to the Panthers.
Jones was in and out of the game after reportedly aggravating a preexisting knee injury. That's the story of Jones' season, as he battled multiple lower-body ailments despite missing just one game. He still had the best season of his career, totaling 104 catches for 1,593 yards and six touchdowns. Legitimately dominant on the outside when at or near full health, Jones will be a surefire WR1 and first- or second-round pick in fantasy drafts next season. He has one year left on his contract at 25 years old. Matt Ryan also still has a ton of game left at 30. Sun, Dec 28, 2014 08:35:00 PM

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NFL Network's Albert Breer confirms Julio Jones (oblique) will play Week 17 against the Panthers.

According to Breer, the Falcons feel so good about Julio that they don't even need to put him through pregame tests. He isn't at 100 percent, but should dominate targets in this winner-takes-the-NFC-South tilt.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 08:59:00 AM

Julio Jones (oblique) returned to practice Friday.

He's listed as questionable but is going to play Sunday with the NFC South on the line against the Panthers. Jones isn't 100 percent but will be peppered with targets.
Fri, Dec 26, 2014 11:17:00 AM

Julio Jones (oblique) remained sidelined Thursday.

Jones could miss Friday's session, as well, but will suit up at less than 100 percent health for Sunday's winner-take-all tilt against the Panthers. He can be trusted in daily leagues.
Thu, Dec 25, 2014 02:48:00 PM

Julio Jones (oblique) did not practice Wednesday.

Jones didn't look fully healthy last week, but still managed seven catches for a team-high 107 yards. The Falcons are resting him leading up to Sunday's NFC South championship. Roddy White (ankle) was also held out.
Wed, Dec 24, 2014 04:14:00 PM

Following Sunday's win at New Orleans, Julio Jones (oblique) said he'll be "OK" for Week 17.

Jones wasn't 100 percent Sunday, but was healthy enough to put seven catches and a team-high 107 yards on the Saints. "I felt OK," he said. "I know I needed to be out there with my teammates. ... I felt pretty good: Not 100 percent, but it was good enough to go out there and get the W." We wouldn't expect Jones to practice much, if at all this week. But considering the Falcons are playing the Panthers for the NFC South next week, he'll almost certainly be starting again.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 09:06:00 PM

Julio Jones caught 7-of-8 targets for 107 yards Week 16 against the Saints.

Jones did not play every snap, but he played the vast majority despite not practicing at all leading up to the game. Jones did not appear to be 100 percent healthy, but he still made several big plays including a huge 24-yard grab that set up the Falcons for a touchdown with little time left in the second quarter. Jones appeared to escape the game without any setbacks, meaning he should be good to go for the winner take all game against the Panthers next week.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 04:09:00 PM

According to Jay Adams of the Falcons' official site, Julio Jones (oblique) is "really passing the eye test" in warmups.

Adams is an employee of the team, so it's possible he's wearing rose-colored glasses. But his observations are worth passing along. Adams says Julio "looks strong, loose, ready" and is "running well." The Falcons desperately need to win this game over the Saints and desperately need their No. 1 WR as more than a decoy. We've ranked him 17th among wideouts.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 12:45:00 PM

Julio Jones (strained oblique) is officially active for Week 16 against the Saints.

The Falcons reportedly saw enough from Jones in a pre-game workout to make him active despite Jones missing every practice this week. Jones could be limited by his oblique injury, but the buzz around Falcons' camp has always been he would be more than a decoy if active. He is a risky play during championship week, but his upside makes him a mid-range WR2 even with the risk.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 11:21:00 AM

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported on Sunday Countdown that Julio Jones' specific injury is a strained oblique.

Mort also reiterated that the Falcons are "optimistic" Jones will play today. The Falcons visit the Saints in a 1pm ET game, so we will have Julio's activity or lack thereof posted on the website no later than noon ET today.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 10:18:00 AM

Julio Jones (hip, questionable) was "walking fine" as he arrived at the Superdome Sunday morning.

This doesn't hint at whether Julio will play or not, but it's fantasy title week and we're blurbing any and all information on critical skill-position players. The Falcons will decide Jones' availability during a pre-game warmup Sunday morning. The signs currently point toward Julio being active at the Saints.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 10:14:00 AM

NFL Network's Albert Breer reports the Falcons are "optimistic" Julio Jones (hip) will play Week 16 against the Saints.

Although he didn't practice at all this week, Jones ran off to the side each day and participated in Saturday's walkthrough. His final hurdle will be a pregame workout ahead of the 1 PM ET kickoff. This is the most important game of the season for the Falcons. There's plenty of risk that Julio could only be used as a decoy, but he'd be extremely tough to sit if he's active. We'll know soon.
Sun, Dec 21, 2014 08:54:00 AM

Julio Jones (questionable, hip) participated in the Falcons' Saturday walkthrough.

Beat writer Vaughn McClure takes this as a "positive sign" Julio will play Sunday at New Orleans. Although Jones' status won't be decided until just before game time, most signs point toward the Falcons counting on Julio to play. Sunday's Falcons-Saints game has a 1PM ET start, so we'll know his availability early. It's hard to imagine sitting Julio in fantasy leagues if he's active.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 11:19:00 PM

Pro Football Talk reports Julio Jones' (hip, questionable) availability for Week 16 against the Saints hinges on a pre-game workout.

Jones went through the same routine last week before ultimately being ruled out, but the mood surrounding Jones this week is far more optimistic. Despite not practicing at all this week, ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure said Jones "definitely will play." Jones' status will not be known officially until Sunday morning, but it appears he has a real shot to play against New Orleans.
Sat, Dec 20, 2014 10:12:00 AM

ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure expects Julio Jones (hip) to play in Sunday's game at New Orleans.

Jones remains a game-time call after not practicing at all the last two weeks. But the Falcons are in a must-win spot and obviously need their most talented offensive weapon. Here's the full report from McClure: "From all the information I've gathered, Jones definitely will play against the Saints. And it's not as if the Falcons will have him on the field just as a decoy. They need Jones in this desperation game, so I suspect he will get plenty of opportunities." We'll have more information by Sunday morning at the absolute latest.
Fri, Dec 19, 2014 11:07:00 PM