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Julio Jones is not Satisfied with Record-Breaking Year

NEW ORLEANS, LA – DECEMBER 21: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons catches a pass in front of A.J. Davis #20 of the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter of a game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 21, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Julio Jones had a record-breaking season in 2014 for the Atlanta Falcons. Despite his...
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WATCH: How high did Julio Jones jump in this year’s NFL Network’s Top 100

How does someone jump from completely unranked in last year’s top-100 rankings to No. 13? Well, (a) by being insanely awesome and (b) being completely underrated in 2014. However you look at it, though, his numbers were through the roof: 104 receptions; 1,593 yards; six touchdowns; 106.2 yards per game AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL showdowns destined to generate fireworks...
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The three most important games on the Atlanta Falcons schedule

The Falcons really can’t afford another year like they’ve had in the last two. This is a win-now organization, especially with talents like Matt Ryan and Julio Jones on their roster. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen in the AFC West in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier kickers All-AFC West Team 2015: Can anyone catch the Broncos? All-NFC South...
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Will Julio Jones’ new contract signal an end to Roddy Whites’ career?

Julio Jones is not hurting the team by being a great player. Jones’ abilities deserve a hundred million dollar contract. However, just for a minute consider another team that had this problem before. The Detroit Lions had to pay Calvin Johnson nine figures, but this left him as a one-man band in the wide receiver department. (This has lately been remedied pretty good at wide receiver...
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Julio Jones on holding out: “I’m being selfish if I’m not here”

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones will be playing out his fifth-year option in 2015. This means he is in need of a long-term contract to take him beyond this season. However, Jones isn’t stooping to holding out from team activities, like some other top names around the NFL. Jones’ take regarding his contract status is refreshing, as reported by ESPN’s Vaughn McClure...
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Julio Jones is 'not going to hold out for anything'

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones says he has no plans to hold out of any team activities while he vies for a new contract. Jones is currently set to play out the final year of his contract with the team, but will play nice rather than make a stink as many others do. “I’m not going to hold out for anything," Jones said, per ESPN. "My teammates need me. I’m being...
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Julio Jones: “I’m not holding out”

Breathe easy, Atlanta Falcons fans. Julio Jones, who is entering the final year of his rookie contract, was quoted today saying he won’t hold out as he looks for a contract extension. “I’m not holding out,” Jones told reporters on Wednesday. When a lot of star players hit the end of their rookie deals, they want to get paid ASAP. Holdouts are always looming. In fact,...
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A New Contract for Julio Jones Could Depend on Other WR Deals

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who the team selected fifth overall back in the 2011 NFL draft, is entering the fifth and final year of his rookie deal. Despite the fact that an extension for Jones has been up in the air, the receiver has shown up for the team’s OTAs with a positive attitude in hand. According to ESPN’s Vaughn McClure, there has been no significant...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Check out this stat that shows Julio Jones to be the greatest WR in NFL history

I think we’re all well aware that Julio Jones is a great wideout, but is he actually the best receiver in NFL history? Well, according to this stat, he is. After four seasons in the NFL, Jones is currently the NFL’s all-time leading receiver in terms of average yards per game at 88.4. Here’s a look at the top-10: Top-10 receivers in average yards per game, via Pro Football...
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May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons: Is Bruce Irvin part of the future?

Will 2015 be Bruce Irvin’s last season in Seattle? Bruce Irvin of the Seattle Seahawks attended game 5 of the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks NBA Eastern Conference semifinals series on Wednesday. While there he was interviewed by Black Sports Online and was caught saying, “I’m going to be in Atlanta next season. I’m ready.” Wow, didn’t see that coming. Especially since...
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

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