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Atlanta Falcons playoff scenarios

The Atlanta Falcons, despite their 5-9 record, remain very much alive in the air-tight NFC South playoff race. Two weeks ago, it looked as if the division was going to come down to the Falcons and the Saints in the final weeks. Now, the Carolina Panthers have taken advantage of sloppy football all around and entered the conversation with a 5-8-1 record. Judging from the craziness...
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Falcons WR Julio Jones To Sit Out Steelers Game

It’s not looking like the Pittsburgh Steelers won’t have to play against Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones on Sunday as Vaughn Mcclure of is reporting that he will indeed miss the game with a hip injury. Jones, who injured his hip in the Monday night loss to the Green Bay Packers, enters Week […] Report: Falcons WR Julio Jones To Sit Out Steelers Game is a...
Via Steelers Depot
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 15 Injury Update: Julio Jones’ Status Still Uncertain

8 a.m.: Julio Jones has been on some kind of a role lately. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver has battled all injury, but had been healthy in recent weeks. The results have been insane, as Jones has racked up 21 catches for 448 yards and two touchdowns in his last two games. However, Jones’ injury woes reappeared late in Atlanta’s loss to the Green Bay Packers on Monday night...
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Julio Jones shines as late rally falls short

Monday night in Lambeau field this week featured two pro bowl quarterbacks, two division leaders, and an offensive bombshell as the Green Bay Packers held off the Atlanta Falcons’ late rally to win the game 43-37. In the first half, it looked as if this year’s trend of primetime blowout games was going to continue. Matt Ryan matched Aaron Rodgers’ beautiful opening drive with...
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons Injury Update: Julio Jones suffers hip injury

After trailing 31-7 at halftime, the Atlanta Falcons outscored the Green Bay Packers 30-12 in the second half before falling just short of a win Monday night. Wide receiver Julio Jones had 11 receptions for a franchise-record 259 yards and a touchdown in the game, but he left late in the fourth quarter with a hip injury and did not return. #460177808 / Jones...
Via NFL Injury Report
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons control their own destiny in playoff hunt

15-32-1. That is currently the combined record of all four teams in the dismal NFC South. With Carolina and Tampa Bay all but out of the picture, it looks as if the division race has come down to two bitter rivals: The Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints. Tied at 4-7 heading into this past Sunday, both teams were facing formiddable opponents who many thought would triumph...
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Early impressions from training camp

Training camp has begun and the Atlanta Falcons did not waste anytime on Friday, bringing full intensity and energy to the practice field at Flowery Branch. Veteran players, rookies and free agents began their quest to see who will become starter going into the regular season. To say the least, the first day of training camp for the Falcons was very interesting as this team will...
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones cleared for landing

He’s baaaack. That’s right, after many long months of rehabbing a broken foot, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is returning to the field. According to a report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jones has been cleared to join training camp. Here’s what head coach Mike Smith told D. Orlando Ledbetter: “Our number one goal is to make sure that we’ve got everybody...
Via cover32 - Falcons
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Julio Jones' brother loses arm in shooting

Phillip Jones, the older brother of Atlanta Falcons star receiver Julio Jones, has reportedly lost his arm from a gunshot wound he suffered on Tuesday in Gulf Shores,  according to FOX 10 in Alabama. Photo Credit: The Gulf Shores Police Department has arrested 53-year-old suspect George Bennett Sutton for assault in the first degree, though the investigation...
Via Gridiron Grit
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones named a top-3 receiver in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Falcons
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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