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Julio Jones

Atlanta Falcons
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 220

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Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2011ATL135495917.76806569.33001
2012ATL1679119815.161006305.00000
2013ATL54158014.1520177.00001
Average:5891216704317001
Total:17427371620013937002

Bills | Sammy Watkins efficient in 2015

Wed, 20 Jan 2016 09:59:09 -0800

Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins caught passes on 17.3% of the routes that he ran this season, which was the highest reception-to-routes-run rate for a Bills receiver since ESPN started tracking the statistic in 2007. Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (22.6%) led receivers this season in the category. Watkins ranked 13th among qualifying receivers.

Fantasy Tip: At one point in the season, Watkins had to complain in order to have more passes come his way. He finished the year with 60 catches (95 targets) for 1,047 yards and nine touchdowns. The emergence of Tyrod Taylor at quarterback helped Watkin's cause, and he should be a solid WR2 heading into next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Mike Rodak

Falcons | Julio Jones led league in targets

Tue, 05 Jan 2016 15:33:41 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones led the NFL with 203 targets this season. It was the most targets for a wide receiver in one season since Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson saw 204 targets in 2012.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was Matt Ryan's go-to guy all season long, and really the Falcons' only legitimate receiving threat. Jones stayed healthy throughout the year, resulting in the biggest season of his career so far. He's a top-five fantasy wide receiver for next season.

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Falcons | Julio Jones caps outstanding year

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 15:37:27 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught nine passes for 149 yards Sunday, Jan. 3, in a 20-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Jones moved to second place in the NFL single-season records for receiving yards and catches with 136 for 1,871 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Jones eclipsed Jerry Rice, who had a 1,848-yard season in 1995, but couldn't catch Calvin Johnson's 1,964-yard mark in 2012. Whatever the case, Jones goes into 2016 as the top receiver on the Falcons and one of the top receivers in the NFL. He should be one of your top players on next year's draft list.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Charles Odum

Falcons | Julio Jones injures ankle

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 11:45:01 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (ankle) suffered an ankle injury during the team's Week 17 game and is considered questionable to return.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was one of the best wide receivers in fantasy this season and should be an early-round pick in 2016 as long as he does not have to deal with any injuries during the offseason.

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Falcons | Julio Jones faces tremendous matchup

Wed, 30 Dec 2015 22:48:19 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones will meet the New Orleans Saints in Week 17, a team which has given up 281.1 yards per game through the air with 59 pass plays of 20 or more yards, and an NFL-high 16 pass plays of 40 or more yards.

Fantasy Tip: Jones ($8,700, 17.4% of cap) posted six receptions for 93 yards on 10 targets in the first matchup with the Saints in Week 6, and he enters play with 18 grabs for 296 yards and two touchdowns over the past two games. Jones is finally healthy after a hamstring injury slowed him in the middle of the season and he will do big things in the season finale.

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Falcons | Julio Jones close to history

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:12:58 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones has four games with at least 160 receiving yards this season. He needs one more such game to tie the record of five games with at least 160 yards held by Roy Green.

Fantasy Tip: Jones ($8,700, 17.4% of cap) has arguably been the best fantasy wide receiver this year. The Falcons are eliminated from the playoffs, so Matt Ryan could be chucking balls all day to Jones since they have nothing to play for. Plus, the Falcons play one of the worst defenses in the NFL in the New Orleans Saints this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFLCommunications.com - Randall Liu

Falcons | Explosive totals for Julio Jones

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 15:53:38 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught nine passes for 178 yards, including a 70-yard touchdown bomb from QB Matt Ryan, in a 20-13 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Fantasy Tip: Jones ($8,200, 16.4% of cap) should be on your FantasyScore map for week 17. He has clearly taken the number one spot in the Falcons WR lineup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Charles Odum

Falcons | Julio Jones sets franchise record

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:20:19 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones caught nine passes for 118 yards and one touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 15. Jones has 118 receptions this season, which sets the franchise record in that category.

Fantasy Tip: Jones recorded his first 100-yard performance in his last four games but was targeted at least 10 times for the 12th time this season. Jones is one of the top receivers in fantasy this season and should be started against any opponent.

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Falcons | Julio Jones has decent afternoon

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 15:48:34 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones posted seven receptions for 88 yards in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers. He was targeted 10 times.

Fantasy Tip: While Jones was held out of the end zone for the fifth straight game, he didn't hurt fantasy owners. He has five or more catches in nine straight games with at least 88 yards in seven of the past eight.

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Falcons | Julio Jones, Jacob Tamme probable

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 10:56:34 -0800

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones (knee) and TE Jacob Tamme (shoulder) both practiced in full Friday, Dec. 11, and are probable to face the Carolina Panthers in Week 14.

Fantasy Tip: Jones ($8,400, 16.8% of cap) is a bust candidate in daily games while going up against shutdown corner Josh Norman. Tamme ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) is a midrange tight end pick on FantasyScore against a top defensive unit.

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