Julio Jones RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julio Jones passes Jerry Rice for 2nd in all-time single-season receiving yards

    The Score "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones passed the legendary Jerry Rice on the NFL's single-season receiving yardage list. Entering the final game of the season, Jones was 126 yards behind Rice's mark of 1,848 yards set in 1995." January 03

  • Julio Jones has a chance to break these two huge NFL records

    CBS Sports "The Falcons might not have much to play for when they host New Orleans this week, but Julio Jones does. With a huge game against the Saints on Sunday, Jones could break two of the NFL's most hallowed receiving records. Jones is currently the NFL's leading receiver for 2015 with 1,722 yards and..." December 30

  • Falcons' Jones sets franchise record for most receptions in a season

    The Score "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is now the franchise leader for most receptions in a season. Jones achieved the milestone in the second half of Sunday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, breaking Roddy White's single-season mark of 115." December 20

  • Panthers CB Josh Norman on Falcons' Julio Jones: 'He completes me'

    CBS Sports "After shutting down Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant on Thanksgiving, Panthers corner Josh Norman is feeling pretty good. Norman had that matchup circled since the start of the year, and it's safe to say he won the day. After the game, he told the Cowboys to get their $70 million (referring to..." November 29

  • Calvin Johnson said he'd offer congratulations if record broken

    ESPN "Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson said he would offer congratulations to either Pittsburgh's Antonio Brown or Atlanta's Julio Jones if either one breaks his single-season receiving record in 2015. Entering Sunday, both were on pace to finish within 150 yards of Johnson's mark of 1,964..." November 29

  • Falcons star Julio Jones back at practice

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who’s been in and out practice over the past two weeks with a toe and hamstring injuries, was back at practice on Monday. Jones has been listed as probable for the three of the past four games. He was listed as questionable for the Washington game. He..." October 19

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    Tiffany Blackmon @tiffblackmon

    Source with the Falcons told me Julio Jones will play tomorrow. Said "Jones feels like they've got something special going here."

  • Julio Jones expected to play vs. Saints, despite hamstring, toe injuries

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he expects Julio Jones to be ready to face the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. That opinion was echoed by the Falcons' top receiver, despite the fact that he is battling right hamstring tightness and a toe injury. Jones said he would "most definitely"..." October 14

  • Julio Jones may miss Saints game due to hamstring issues, per sources

    The Falcoholic "If you've been concerned about the persistent nature of Julio's hamstring injury, your fears may be warranted. Per Adam Schefter, the Falcons are "uncertain" that Julio will be able to play against the Saints on Thursday evening. Jones got off to a very hot start to the season, with three..." October 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Falcons WR Julio Jones (toe, hammy) is expected to play today. #Bears WR Alshon Jeffery (hamstring) is not. Hope is he’ll be OK vs. #Lions

  • Plan for Julio Jones could change during pregame warmups

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier on Sunday, multiple reports emerged that Falcons receiver Julio Jones, listed as questionable with toe and hamstring injuries, will play against Washington. As Jay Glazer of FOX explains it, the decision could end up going the other way. Per Glazer, Jones felt the hamstring tighten..." October 11

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    #Falcons WR Julio Jones is listed as probable with a hamstring injury, but HC Dan Quinn told me the player has no limitations vs #Cowboys

  • As expected, Julio Jones back at practice

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is back at practice Friday, as Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Jones would be. So, Jones will be in the starting lineup Sunday when the Falcons visit the Giants. Quinn said Thursday he had “zero” doubts about the availability of Jones, but the Falcons played it..." September 18

  • Falcons coach Dan Quinn confident Julio Jones will play vs. Giants

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said he has no doubts about top receiver Julio Jones playing against the New York Giants on Sunday despite Jones dealing with hamstring soreness. "None," Quinn said when pressed on the issue. Jones will not practice Thursday and was held out of Wednesday's..." September 17

  • Julio Jones, Falcons reach five-year deal

    ESPN "The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to a five-year contract extension with wide receiver Julio Jones, the team announced Saturday before its preseason game against the Miami Dolphins. Jones, 26, will receive $71.25 million over the life of the deal, with $47.5 million guaranteed, according to a..." August 30

  • Falcons owner Blank says Julio Jones nearing massive contract

    Fox Sports "Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank was obviously quite a bit excited when talking about the newly-named Mercedes-Benz Stadium that his will be playing in starting in 2017. To top it all off, Blank gave everyone a bit of insight when it came to the contract talks with wide receiver Julio..." August 25

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank remained optimistic today re: Julio Jones' contract but sources say talks stalled significantly last week

  • Julio Jones “on the same page” as Arthur Blank

    Pro Football Talk "Over the weekend, Falcons owner Arthur Blank said that he wanted wide receiver Julio Jones to spend his entire career with the Falcons and that he had every reason to “be positive and be enthusiastic” about agreeing to a contract that helps Jones reach that goal. One of those reasons is that..." August 10

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Falcons owner Arthur Blank said he expects Julio to be a lifer for the Falcons

  • Julio Jones’ new deal projected to average $15.25 million

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Finished the Cover9@9 blog, which drops tomorrow morning at 9 a.m., a little early. But before I can get back to the Atlanta Falcons 2015 Countdown to Camp series, I wanted to share CBS Sports business analyst Joel Corry’s projection on Julio Jones’ contract extension. This is item 7..." July 22

  • White: Falcons should 'get a deal done with Julio now'

    NFL.com "After a week that saw Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas land matching five-year, $70 million deals, Atlanta's Roddy White says it's time for the Falcons to ante up and pay their own star receiver in Julio Jones. "If I was the GM, I would get a deal done with Julio now," White told ESPN's Josina..." July 19

  • Roddy White: The longer Falcons wait to sign Julio Jones, the more it will cost

    Pro Football Talk "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is heading into the final year of his contract, something that’s led to intermittent discussion in the media about a possible extension this offseason. It reportedly hasn’t led to any discussion between Jones and the Falcons, although that hasn’t dampened the..." July 17

  • Dez Bryant contract should trigger talks for Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

    ESPN "Now that the Dallas Cowboys and star receiver Dez Bryant have reached a five-year deal reportedly worth $70 million -- with $45 million guaranteed -- maybe the Atlanta Falcons have a better sense of Julio Jones' price tag in a long-term extension. As we reported earlier this week, the Falcons..." July 16

  • Dez Bryant contract should trigger talks for Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

    ESPN "Now that the Dallas Cowboys and star receiver Dez Bryant have reached a five-year deal reportedly worth $70 million -- with $45 million guaranteed -- maybe the Atlanta Falcons have a better sense of Julio Jones' price tag in a long-term extension. As we reported earlier this week, the Falcons..." July 16

  • Julio Jones, Falcons haven't talked extension

    ESPN "There have been no contract extension talks between the Atlanta Falcons and Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones' camp, a league source told ESPN on Monday. The Falcons have stated their intent to keep Jones for the long haul, but at what price? Falcons teammate Roddy White believes Jones..." July 13

  • Julio Jones says he won't hold out to get deal, is putting teammates first

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones said he's not going to hold out in order to get a new long-term contract. Jones, with one year left on his deal, has attended all offseason workouts and the first two days of mandatory minicamp. The team appears to have every intention..." June 18

  • Julio Jones wants more in 2015

    ESPN "Atlanta Falcons receiver Julio Jones, who set a franchise record with 1,593 receiving yards last season, was not content with his overall performance in 2014 and is intent on elevating his game this season. "I definitely can improve," Jones said Thursday night during the team's annual..." June 12

  • If the Falcons are working towards a Julio Jones extension, how much is too much?

    The Falcoholic "Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is a beast among men. He doesn't need an introduction, because his track record speaks for itself. Jones is entering the final year of his contract; he's owed just north of $10 million in 2015. Aside from some injury history, he's been an absolute dream..." May 23

  • Falcons hope to sign Julio Jones to extension in ‘near future’

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "With the draft and rookie minicamp over, the Falcons will shift their front-office focus to working on a long-term contract for wide receiver Julio Jones. “That’s where we’ll continue to focus right now,” Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said. “He’s an important part of making sure that..." May 11

  • Draft concluded, Falcons can address Julio Jones' contract

    ESPN "The conclusion of the NFL draft means the Atlanta Falcons can focus on another important matter: a long-term contract for Julio Jones. There have been no discussions between the team and Jones' agent, Jimmy Sexton. However, general manager Thomas Dimitroff continues to indicate that Jones is a..." May 04

  • Julio Jones extension a matter the Falcons should address

    ESPN "When Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn meets the media this morning during the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, he is likely to be asked about the status of contract extension talks with the team's top receiver Julio Jones. The last time I asked Quinn about this subject on Feb. 27, this was his..." March 25

  • No extension talks between Julio Jones and Falcons yet

    ESPN "The Atlanta Falcons have yet to start discussions with top receiver Julio Jones about a contract extension, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. Jones is signed through the 2015 season after the team exercised his fifth-year option worth $10,176,000. Jones would become..." February 19

  • Dan Quinn hints at keeping Julio Jones long-term

    NFL.com "Dan Quinn is an early favorite to find success as a new NFL head coach because of the weapon-rich offense at his disposal in Atlanta. Along with franchise passer Matt Ryan, the Falcons' attack comes equipped with arguably the league's finest wideout in Julio Jones. "What a tough matchup to..." February 04

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    Denver Broncos @Broncos

    NEWS: #Broncos WR @ESanders_10 (101 recs., 1404 yds., 9 TDs) will replace @juliojones_11 in 2015 @NFL #ProBowl. pic.twitter.com/BFpLZwoUSP

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Mike Smith told the New Orleans media he'll make a decision on Julio Jones' game status about 10:30 CST Sunday morning.

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    D. Orlando Ledbetter @DOrlandoAJC

    @_KingVaughn_: Good question RT @hotgozfather: @DOrlandoAJC @_KingVaughn_ how hurt would julio b ”<-he 'd be a decoy. Can barely run

  • Falcons hopeful Julio Jones can play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "It’s too soon to say whether Falcons receiver Julio Jones can play Sunday in Pittsburgh, but coach Mike Smith is optimistic. Smith said that Jones, who suffered a hip injury on Monday night, is sore today. Smith added that he hopes Jones will be good to go against the Steelers. Jones had a..." December 09

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Smith said no doubt Julio Will play Sunday

  • Julio Jones: Falcons have best receiver duo in football

    Pro Football Talk "Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery recently shared his belief that he and Brandon Marshall make up the top receiving duo in the NFL, an argument that their 2,716 yards and 19 touchdowns in 2013 supports quite nicely. At this time last year, though, Falcons wideouts Julio Jones and Roddy White..." June 26

  • Julio Jones battling back from foot surgery, targets season-opener

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones finished another grueling workout off to the side with the team’s training staff Tuesday, while the rest of the team trudged through OTA No. 7. He’s battling back from right foot surgery that knocked him out of last season after just five games. Without Jones,..." June 11

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Julio Jones did some cutting on the field today. Great sign. Roddy White and Lamar Holmes missing at practice

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Falcons are exercising the fifth year option on WR Julio Jones

  • Julio Jones is running, ahead of schedule

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons coach Mike Smith said wide receiver Julio Jones is running and is ahead of schedule at the owner’s meeting in Orlando today, the team said. “He’s doing a great job with (trainers) Marty (Lauzon) and AJ (Neibel),” Falcons coach Mike Smith told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution by phone on..." March 26

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Smith said Julio Jones was having a ``monster year'' prior to the injury. Both Jones and Roddy (ankle) were working hard at facility Monday.

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    vaughn mcclure @vxmcclure23

    Mike Smith said Julio Jones is still on schedule to return in spring.

  • Falcons' Julio Jones is off crutches

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who is recovering from foot surgery, is off his crutches. Wide receiver Harry Douglas has been in contact with Jones, who hasn’t spoken to the media since his injury and surgery in October. He was placed in injured reserve on Oct. 10. “He’s doing good,”..." December 06

  • Falcons sign WR Brian Robiskie; place Julio Jones on IR

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons reeling at the wide receiver position signed Brian Robiskie son of assistant head coach/wide receivers Terry Robiskie on Thursday. Robiskie was at practice with the team and wearing No. 87. Julio Jones who will have foot surgery on Monday was played on injured reserve. Robiskie..." October 12

  • Falcons' WR Julio Jones out for season

    Pro Football Talk "Julio Jones’s season has come to an end. Jones the Falcons receiver who is leading the NFL in catches through five games will have surgery next week after Dr. Robert Anderson confirmed his fractured foot Chris Mortensen of ESPN reports. That means Jones is out for the year confirming the..." October 10

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    Jason Cole @JasonPhilCole

    Word from a Falcons source is that WR Julio Jones broke the screw that was put in his foot in 2011 surgery.

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    Adding injury to insult: I just saw Julio Jones limping out of the x-ray room for unknown reason. Whatever it is it's lower right leg/foot.