Category: Julio Jones

Matt Ryan: “Our Focus the Entire Year has Been Better than it’s Ever Been”

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Atlanta Falcons didn't leave room for error this year. They've already wrapped up the NFC South with four weeks to go in the season. But that isn't making Falcons fans feel any better about the team's Super Bowl chances because Atlanta has fallen flat in January every time they've ...

Denver Cornerback Champ Bailey: I Knew Peyton Manning Still Had It

Monday, September 17th, 2012

All signs pointed to Denver Broncos quarterback being just fine coming back from the injury that cost him all of last season, but we had to wait until he played in a regular-season game before we knew for sure. Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey didn't have to. He knew Manning "still ...

With Two New Coordinators on his Staff, Mike Smith has Plenty of Work Ahead Preparing Atlanta Falcons for 2012 Season

Friday, July 27th, 2012

After a pedestrian 2011 season, Mike Smith and the Atlanta Falcons are ready to get back to work. They'll do so in training camp in what some might consider a pivotal year for the Falcons. After giving up so much to draft Julio Jones, the Falcons have bet big that ...

Roddy White and Julio Jones Could Make a Prolific Receiving Duo in Atlanta

Friday, August 12th, 2011

The thought of adding Julio Jones to complement Roddy White -- and also veteran tight end Tony Gonzalez -- had Atlanta Falcons fans fairly excited when the team added Jones in the first round of the NFL Draft. Sure, the Falcons had to give up a bevy of picks to ...

Thomas Dimitroff, Atlanta Falcons Spend Big to Draft Julio Jones

Friday, April 29th, 2011

In a night that was full of first-round trades, the Atlanta Falcons scored unarguably the most eye-popping of the group during the first night of the NFL Draft on Thursday. Atlanta moved from the 27th spot to the sixth spot, taking Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones once they got there. But it cost the ...

Julio Jones Wants The Opportunity To Go To New York And Shake The Commissioner’s Hand At The NFL Draft

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Julio Jones, the big, physical wide receiver from Alabama, entered the NFL combine as one of the top prospects at his position, but was significantly behind Georgia's AJ Green on many NFL scouts' boards.  While it's unlikely that anything has changed, Jones certainly stole the show with incredible workouts for NFL ...

Marcell Dareus Has All the Tools to Make the Jump to the Next Level

Monday, March 7th, 2011

In this year’s NFL Draft class, there are a handful of players that could become the number one pick, but no one is certain who that player will be.  According to rumors circulating, A.J. Green is the highest rated player on many draft boards.  Contrary to years past, the wide ...