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Tagged: Julio Jones (122 Results)

Sep
30

Titans' starting wideouts could miss Week #4 vs Jets

Tennessee Titans wide receivers JULIO JONES and A.J. BROWN are both dealing with injuries that could keep them out of Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. Jones is being treatedMore for a hamstring injury, while Brown has a similar bad hammy that could cost him at least one game. Neither player practiced on Wednesday, and fantasy owners will want to monitor their status in the days ahead. Less

Source: NFL.com

Factoid: Titanic matchup?

The Titans travel to face the Jets this week, and maybe it will be the layup for Tennessee that everyone is expecting. The Jets have been pretty terrible while losing all three games, while the Titans are 2-1 in what looks like an awful AFC South.   more »

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Aug
25

Titans WR Jones returns to practice

Tennessee Titans wide receiver JULIO JONES returned to the practice field on Tuesday for the first time since an awkward fall during an August 2nd practice session. Jones was fully dressedMore and took part in what was termed a “jogthrough” against scout team defenders in addition to work in individual drills. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Podcast: August 20 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Jared Smola joins the podcast to walk you through the perfect fantasy draft in 2021. Sponsored by Draft Sharks.  more »

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Aug
5

Titans WR Jones to miss time with undisclosed injury

Veteran Tennessee wide receiver JULIO JONES left practice earlier this week with an undisclosed injury and remained out on Wednesday. Head coach Mike Vrabel said that the Titans will remain cautiousMore with Jones, so it could be a while before fantasy owners see him in action again. Jones missed seven games with injuries last season, which might partially explain Tennessee’s cautious approach with their new wideout. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jul
1

Falcons sign TE Pitts to rookie deal

The Atlanta Falcons and rookie tight end KYLE PITTS agreed to a four-year deal earlier this week. Pitts, the fourth overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, has already participated inMore the rookie minicamp, the mandatory minicamp and OTAs with the Falcons. After trading star wide receiver JULIO JONES to Tennessee, the Falcons are hoping to get Pitts ready to play a major role as a rookie. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Jun
14

Falcons WR Gage ready for starting gig

Atlanta wide receiver RUSSELL GAGE said recently that he is ready for his increased role now that long-time Falcons wide receiver JULIO JONES is in Tennessee. While CALVIN RIDLEY will replaceMore Jones atop the Falcons wide receiver depth chart, Gage expects to build on his 2020 performance. Gage, a sixth-round pick in 2018, added that “the sky is the limit” for him heading into the 2021 season. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Jun
10

Falcons WR Ridley had minor foot surgery

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver CALVIN RIDLEY had minor foot surgery during the offseason that has kept him out of recent practices. Ridley will miss the remainder of the offseason program, butMore he will reportedly be ready to roll when training camp starts in late July. With JULIO JONES off to Tennessee as a member of the Titans, Ridley moves into the number one receiver role for the Falcons this season. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Julio Jones

Julio Jones was traded to the Titans yesterday. There's a lot to unpack with this deal: the winners, the losers, both obvious and not so obvious. Anyway you look at it, though, it's a really nice acquisition for the Titans.   more »

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Jun
7

Titans trade for Falcons star WR Jones

The Tennessee Titans agreed to trade terms with the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and will be acquiring star wide receiver JULIO JONES. Tennessee receives Jones and a 2023 sixth-round pick, whileMore Atlanta gets a 2022 second-round selection and a 2023 fourth-rounder. The 32-year-old Jones is a seven-time Pro Bowler who provides the Titans with a dynamic duo at the wide receiver position along with fellow wideout A.J. BROWN. Less

Source: Tennessean

Around the NFL: Julio Jones

Reports suggest Seattle has joined the hunt for Julio Jones. One online oddsmaker has even made the Seahawks to favorites (for those who like to bet on such things). That could make some fans of that team to say, “here we go again.”   more »

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Around the NFL: Julio Jones

Where is Julio Jones going? Pressed up against the salary cap, the Falcons need to get his contract off their books. But is there a team that’s willing to give up much to take on a 32-year-old receiver with a $15 million base salary?  more »

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Factoid: Transplant receivers

There was an old-dog-new-tricks question raised in the comments yesterday, with somebody asking whether 32-year-old Julio Jones will transition successfully into a new offense. There’s a theory that older players, with more experience, do a better job of fitting in new offenses.  more »

Around the NFL: Julio Jones

You might have heard some scuttlebutt around Julio Jones the last couple of days. Something about him maybe being traded before much longer. If that happens, and it seems like it will, how high should expectations be for him with his new team?  more »

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May
24

Atlanta to part ways with “Falcon for Life” Jones?

Atlanta owner Arthur Blank has called star wide receiver JULIO JONES a “Falcon for Life” on many occasions, but that may no longer be the case for the cash-strapped Falcons. TheMore Falcons are reportedly considering trading Jones, a move that would save them just over $15 million against the salary cap. With roughly $13 million needed to sign the 2021 rookie class, trading Jones appears to be a real option for Atlanta. Less

Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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