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  Falcons | Julio Jones finishes with 79 yards    Sun Nov 10, 04:37 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught three passes for 79 yards against the New Orleans Saints in Week 10. He was targeted nine times during the game.

Footballguys view: Jones beat Marshon Lattimore on one big play, but also took a big hit from him on another play. A more balanced offense took away his ceiling, but at least his team has some momentum heading into a matchup with Carolina.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones hauls in 10 receptions    Sun Oct 27, 08:24 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones registered 10 receptions for a season-high 152 yards on 12 targets in Week 8 against the Seattle Seahawks.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones targeted nine times    Sun Oct 20, 07:27 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones registered six receptions for 93 yards on nine targets in Week 7 against the Los Angeles Rams.

Footballguys view: Jones did some of his damage while the game was not completely out of hand, but we still have to consider him a downgrade for next week's game against the Seahawks if Matt Ryan can't play.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones on track to play    Fri Oct 18, 06:03 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 18, but is not on the injury report for Week 7.

Footballguys view: It will be interesting to see how much new Rams CB Jalen Ramsey plays on Sunday. He'll likely be eased into action but be on Jones when he's out there. Julio is a must-start every week.

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  Falcons | Week 7 injury report for Atlanta    Fri Oct 18, 04:37 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (toe) did not participate in practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Los Angeles Rams. OG James Carpenter (knee) and WR Julio Jones (hip) were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 18, but no longer appear on the injury report. CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), DE Adrian Clayborn (knee) and S Ricardo Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday and have been removed from the injury report. FB Keith Smith (knee), OG Jamon Brown (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (groin) were not given an official practice designation Friday but also no longer appear on the injury report.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones limited again    Thu Oct 17, 06:54 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 17.

Footballguys view: Jones is limited during the week but plays and can shine on Sundays. Start him as you normally would.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday practice report    Thu Oct 17, 04:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons OG James Carpenter (knee) and CB Desmond Trufant (toe) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 17. CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin), DE Adrian Clayborn (knee), WR Julio Jones (hip) and S Ricardo Allen (knee) were limited. FB Keith Smith (knee) was upgraded to a full practice. OG Jamon Brown (knee) and DE Takkarist McKinley (groin) were not given practice designations Thursday after logging a full practice one day earlier.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones limited Wednesday    Wed Oct 16, 04:56 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones goes over 100 yards    Sun Oct 13, 10:50 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught eight of his nine targets for 108 yards in a 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones on track to play    Fri Oct 11, 07:31 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 11, but is not on the injury report for Week 6.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Week 6 injury report    Fri Oct 11, 05:23 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Desmond Trufant (toe), P Matt Wile (quad) and CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (groin) were unable to practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 6 versus the Arizona Cardinals. S Ricardo Allen (knee) and WR Julio Jones (hip) remained a limited in practice Friday, Oct. 11, but did not appear on the injury report. RB Kenjon Barner (knee), OG Jamon Brown (concussion), WR Russell Gage Jr. (hip), S Damontae Kazee (concussion) and C Alex Mack (elbow) fully participated in practice Friday and have also been removed from the injury report.

Footballguys view: Jones not being on the injury report should be plenty of reassurance for anyone that was worried about his status this week. The Cardinals matchup should be reassuring if his recent slump has been hurting your fantasy team.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones upgraded to limited    Thu Oct 10, 07:39 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) was upgraded to a limited participant in practice Thursday, Oct. 10.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones does not practice    Wed Oct 9, 08:27 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 9.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones held in check    Mon Oct 7, 01:05 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones was limited to three catches on seven targets for 42 yards in Week 5 versus the Houston Texans.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones has decent outing    Sun Sep 29, 06:24 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught four passes for 52 yards against the Tennessee Titans in Week 4. He was targeted seven times during the game.

Footballguys view: Jones was a nonfactor as Matt Ryan rarely got time to throw downfield. He is still one of the most valuable players in fantasy and will likely bounce back vs. Houston next week.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones visits ends zone again    Sun Sep 22, 05:42 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones registered eight receptions for 128 yards and a touchdown with nine targets in Week 3 against the Indianapolis Colts.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones lands 3-year extension    Sat Sep 7, 01:00 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones have agreed on a three-year, $66 million contract extension Saturday, Sept. 7, which includes $64 million guaranteed.

Footballguys view: They have been working on this for some time and the Falcons get it done before the start of the regular season. Jones is now the highest-paid wide receiver in the league and he's under contract through the 2023 season.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones close to signing extension?    Sat Sep 7, 11:57 AM

The Atlanta Falcons and WR Julio Jones appear to be close to finalizing a three-year contract extension worth approximately $66 million, which would make him the league's highest-paid wide receiver, according to multiple sources.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's injury report for Week 1    Fri Sep 6, 02:25 PM

Atlanta Falcons OT Matt Gono (back) did not participate in practice for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 6, and has been ruled out for Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings. WR Julio Jones (rest) practiced in full Friday and no longer appears on the injury report.

Footballguys view: Jones is good to go for Sunday in the clash against Xavier Rhodes and the Vikings.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones rests through parts of practice    Thu Sep 5, 07:52 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (rest) was listed as a limited participant in practice Thursday, Sept. 5. Jones said earlier in the day he would play Week 1.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones plans to play Week 1    Thu Sep 5, 05:39 PM

Updating a previous story, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones plans to play in Week 1 despite his unresolved contract situation, according to James Palmer of NFL Network.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones to sit opener without new deal?    Thu Sep 5, 04:33 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) answered questions from the media for about four minutes Thursday, Sept. 5. During the interview, Jones said, 'I don't know,' when asked if he was definitely playing (in Week 1) before backtracking a bit and saying 'you can go with that' when asked if he planned on playing.

Footballguys view: Jones is always in our lineups when he's on the field, but this means we'll need to check back Sunday morning before setting our lineup. That includes if we have Matt Ryan or Mohamed Sanu too, as both would be greatly affected by Jones missing the opener.

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  Falcons | 'Reasonable to assume' Julio Jones gets deal this week    Tue Sep 3, 06:37 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones is expected to get a new contract done this week, according to team owner Arther Blank Tuesday, Sept. 3. 'I'd be surprised and disappointed if we didn't get it done this week,' Blank said. 'I think it's very reasonable to assume it will get done this week.'

Footballguys view: That sounds about right. The Falcons have shown no worries about getting a new contract done for their superstar receiver. It sounds like Blank will write a big check for Jones in the near future.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones likely 100 percent for Week 1    Mon Aug 26, 01:46 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) is expected to be a 'full go' for Week 1 against the Minnesota Vikings, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Footballguys view: That's what the team was aiming for as they give Jones rest in the preseason. Fantasy GMs are expecting big things from the Falcons offense in 2019, and Jones is obviously the centerpiece of the passing attack. Jones has a current ADP of WR3 (1.09) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones back at full speed    Tue Aug 13, 03:02 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) is reportedly back to running routes at full speed after spending most of the early part of training camp recovering from a foot injury, according to D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Footballguys view: Jones is going to be good to go for Week 1 of the regular season. We are unlikely to see him in the preseason. Fantasy GMs know that Jones is a WR1 and are taking him off the board around WR4 (1.10) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones deal imminent?    Fri Aug 9, 02:20 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones' contract extension is 'around the corner,' general manager Thomas Dimitroff said Thursday, Aug. 8.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones won't play in preseason    Tue Jul 30, 11:28 AM

Updating previous reports, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) won't play at all this preseason.

Footballguys view: This is normal for a player of Jones stature at this point in his career. As long as he can practice at some point before the season, there's no reason to push down his ranking.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones a couple weeks away    Wed Jul 24, 12:40 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) remains 10 to 14 days from being fully cleared to practice, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Footballguys view: No hurries, no worries here with Jones. The team is going to ease him into action as Jones is a seasoned pro and a superstar in this league. That superstar should get a new big-money deal, especially since the Falcons have already taken care of DT Grady Jarrett and LB Deion Jones.

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  Falcons | ATL still working on Julio Jones' contract    Tue Jul 23, 07:25 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones showed up to training camp under the promise of a new contract coming his way in the near future. General manager Thomas Dimitroff said Tuesday, July 23, it remains a work in progress. 'We have the utmost faith that Julio is coming here and he's taking care of his business while he's here, and we'll keep plugging away with (Jones' agent) Jimmy (Sexton),'' Dimitroff said. '... I'm confident (the deal) will get done.'' Dimitroff acknowledged the possibility of Jones' camp waiting to see what New Orleans Saints WR Michael Thomas signs for in a deal that could reset the receiver market. 'I understand that, from a business standpoint,'' Dimitroff said of waiting for the market to be set. 'Do I agree with it necessarily? That's not for me to argue about.'

Footballguys view: The Falcons have taken care of business with DT Grady Jarrett and LB Deion Jones so far this offseason. That leaves Jones as the next man up. He should get a contract that pays him as one of the top WRs in the NFL...again.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones still fighting foot injury    Mon Jul 22, 01:17 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) is still rehabbing a foot injury that kept him out of June minicamps, according to head coach Dan Quinn on Monday, July 22. Jones had a bunion removed immediately after the 2018 season and was limited to working with trainers in Monday's opening day of training camp. The absence is not related to his contract situation.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones reports to camp    Sun Jul 21, 03:02 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones reported for training camp Sunday, July 21, as he continues waiting for a new contract. The 30-year-old enters the 2019 campaign on the second-to-last year of his current deal and will carry a cap hit of $12.9 million.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones to report to camp    Sun Jul 21, 12:12 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones will report to camp with his teammates Sunday, July 21. Jones is seeking a new contract, and owner Arthur Blank said the team is amenable to giving him one.

Footballguys view: Jones deserves to be at the top of the wide receiver pay scale and the Falcons will save money if they lock him in now, but there's no sign that a new contract is impending at the moment.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones' extension talks could drag    Mon Jul 15, 04:09 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones' contract extension is now the team's 'most pressing priority,' but NFL Network's Ian Rapoport states that it 'might take a while.' However, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Jones' agent and the team are scheduled for face-to-face negotiations on Wednesday, July 17.

Footballguys view: Jones is signed through 2020 and has previously stated that he won't hold out. With DT Grady Jarrett signed on Monday to a long-term deal, the Falcons can solely focus on getting another big-money deal for their superstar wide receiver. Jones is hoping this contract makes him a Falcon for life.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones plans to report    Mon Jul 8, 06:29 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones said he will not hold out of training camp because of his contract situation.

Footballguys view: According to the report, Jones said he has talked with owner Arthur Blank and is not worried about his contract. We're not worried about it either as the Falcons should once again make Jones one of the highest paid receivers in the league.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones unconcerned about extension    Mon Jul 8, 03:59 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones does not appear to be overly concerned about contract extension talks. His current deals is set to expire at the end of the 2020 season.'As far as the contract thing, (owner) Mr. (Arthur) Blank has spoken. At the end of the day, his word is gold. He said they are going to get something done between them and my agency. As far as me, I just hold up my end and stay ready,' Jones said.

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  Chiefs | Tyreek Hill created big plays in 2018    Thu Jul 4, 03:29 PM

Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill led all receivers with an 11.47 yards per target average in 2018, according to Pro Football Focus. Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Mike Evans ranked second at 11.29, while Indianapolis Colts WR T.Y. Hilton and Los Angeles Rams WR Brandin Cooks tied for third at 10.95. Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones rounded out the top five at 10.10.

Footballguys view: At the end of June, Hill had a meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and now we wait for any sort of suspension to be handed down. An anonymous Chiefs official believes any Tyreek Hill suspension would be a "maximum" of four games. Most expect the league to make a decision on Hill before the start of training camp.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones nearing long-term extension?    Tue Jun 18, 01:54 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones will have a long-term contract extension before training camp arrives, according to 'confident' team sources.

Footballguys view: Jones is actually signed through the 2020 season but the Falcons aren't likely to make him wait much longer. The veteran superstar wideout attended mandatory minicamp in a good faith move. The team should make him one of the highest paid wide receiver in the league -- again -- with this new deal.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones will not practice    Mon Jun 10, 08:34 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (foot) will not participate in drills during mandatory minicamp because of a foot injury, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Footballguys view: Jones played a full 16-game season in 2018 but he was bothered by a foot injury late in the year. The team doesn't need to push Jones as he's a seasoned veteran and a superstar talent. Jones wants a new contract even though he still has two years remaining on his deal and that's why he stayed away from voluntary offseason workouts. When mandatory minicamp began this week, Jones showed up at the facility...and won't do much while he's there.

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  Falcons | Four Falcons in attendance    Mon Jun 10, 10:14 AM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones, DT Grady Jarrett, LB Vic Beasley and LB Deion Jones reported to mandatory minicamp Monday, June 10, after they skipped voluntary organized team activities.

Footballguys view: The work is mandatory, so nobody wants to get fined. Jones is expected to get his contract restructured in the near future, even though he still has a couple of years remaining on his deal. We're expecting something to get done before Week 1 of the regular season.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones expected at minicamp    Wed Jun 5, 07:30 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones is expected to participate in minicamp next week, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Footballguys view: Extension talks with Jones are going well, but no deal is done yet. When the work is mandatory, Jones will be there. He was absent from voluntary workouts earlier this offseason.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones absent from workouts    Mon May 20, 09:41 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones was not present for the start of organized team activities Monday, May 20.

Footballguys view: About 10 days ago, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff said he's "very encouraged" by Julio Jones' extension talks. The team expects Jones to be at mandatory work in the middle of June, but they only thought he'd sparingly participate in voluntary workouts. The Falcons should get a deal done with Jones that makes him the highest paid wide receiver in the league.

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  Falcons | GM happy with Julio Jones contract talks    Sat May 11, 04:58 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones' agent has been talking with the Falcons about a contract extension for Jones, and general manager Thomas Dimitroff said he is very encouraged with the talks. Dimitroff said there is no timetable for an agreement.

Footballguys view: It sounded like the two sides were making headway towards an agreement earlier in the offseason, so expect this to get done before the season. Jones is still playing at a very high level and should become one of the five highest paid players at his position.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones not at workouts    Mon Apr 15, 10:39 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones was not present for the start of offseason workouts Monday, April 15, according to a source.

Footballguys view: He has indicated that he will participate in the mandatory workouts. Some more work with teammates is not a bad thing but Jones has worked with new Falcons OC Dirk Koetter before from 2012 to 2014.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones closing in on extension    Fri Mar 22, 12:24 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones and the team is closing in on a contract extension that would pay him $20 million a year over a four- or five-year deal, according to a source. Jones also would receive $50-60 million in new guarantees.

Footballguys view: The Falcons are avoiding any drama with their long-time #1 receiver. He should retire a Falcon if he plays to the end of his new extension.

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  Falcons | Extension talks with Julio Jones ongoing    Wed Mar 20, 07:10 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones has been talking with the Falcons about a contract extension, and general manager Thomas Dimitroff said the two sides are having good conversations.

Footballguys view: Jones just had his deal re-worked last year. Now that Antonio Brown has got a new contract, Jones is looking to once again be the highest paid receiver in the league.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones in records books    Sat Feb 9, 07:26 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones has the most career receiving yards (10,731) by age 30 in NFL history, according to ESPN.com's Field Yates.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones tops in third-down production    Tue Jan 22, 01:51 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones led all receivers with 24 receptions for first downs on 30 third-down targets this past season.

Footballguys view: Jones is the centerpiece of the Falcons passing attack and that's not going to change. They've made changes to their offense to get things back on track with Dirk Koetter returning as their OC in place of Steve Sarkisian.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones set to be paid?    Thu Jan 3, 09:24 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones's contract situation isn't a concern, according to general manager Thomas Dimitroff. 'We'll take care of that business,' Dimitroff said.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones needs X-rays    Sun Dec 30, 08:53 PM

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (chest) was headed for X-rays of his chest following the Week 17 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He caught nine of his 13 targets for 138 yards and a touchdown in a 34-32 win.

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  Falcons | Julio Jones, Tevin Coleman limited    Fri Dec 28, 02:15 PM

Updating previous items, Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (hip, ribs) and RB Tevin Coleman (groin) were limited in practice Friday, Dec. 28. As was reported earlier, both Jones and Coleman are expected to play this week.

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