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WR Julio Jones - Atlanta Falcons

6-2, 220Born: 2-3-1989College: AlabamaDrafted: Round 1, pick 6

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Summary

Julio Jones enters the 2015 season as the unquestioned #1 wide receiver in the Falcons' stable of pass catchers. His impact on the team's offense was made clear during 2013 as the Falcons' passing attack struggled in Jones absence - (he was lost after week five, 2013 due to a fractured foot). Jones returned to health during 2014, finishing with career highs in targets (163), receptions (104) and yards (1,593) while hauling in six TDs over 15 games played. His best TD total to date came during 2012 (138 targets for 79/1198/10 receiving over 16 games). He is one of the dominant, young wide receivers in the NFL right now at 26 years of age. Roddy White's career is drawing to a close, and the Falcons' draftee at wide receiver this spring, Justin Hardy, is seen as a possession/move-the-sticks sort of short-to-intermediate route runner - he poses no foreseeable threat to Jones' continued status as the top wideout in Atlanta. (May 14)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 5, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8
Overall Redraft - 11, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 10, 11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14, 18, 22, 24
WR Redraft PPR - 5, 1, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8
Overall Redraft PPR - 8, 3, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11, 11, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 22
WR Dynasty - 2, 2, 3, 3, 4, 8
Overall Dynasty - 4, 3, 3, 4, 8, 11

Stats and Projections

YEARGRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
2012 ATL 16 6 30 0 138 79 1198 10
2013 ATL 5 1 7 0 59 41 580 2 1
2014 ATL 15 1 1 0 163 104 1593 6 1
2015 PROJ-Dodds 16 1 * * 91 * * *
2015 PROJ-Henry 16 0 * * 94 * * *
2015 PROJ-Wood 16 0 * * 98 * * *
2015 PROJ-Tremblay 16 4 * * 109 * * *

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 12
WR: 5
Overall-PPR: 10
WR-PPR: 4

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2015 Schedule

1vs Philadelphia Eagles
2@ New York Giants
3@ Dallas Cowboys
4vs Houston Texans
5vs Washington Redskins
6@ New Orleans Saints
7@ Tennessee Titans
8vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
9@ San Francisco 49ers
10--- BYE WEEK ---
11vs Indianapolis Colts
12vs Minnesota Vikings
13@ Tampa Bay Buccaneers
14@ Carolina Panthers
15@ Jacksonville Jaguars
16vs Carolina Panthers
17vs New Orleans Saints