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Julio Jones

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Atlanta Falcons

2017 Receiving Stats

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73

Yds

1161

TD

3

Avg

15.9

Tar

118

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

After seeing an ungodly 203 targets in 2015, Jones got only 129 looks in 14 games last season. But in the league's most efficient offense, Jones made the most of them, ranking first among the NFL's 41...

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2017 ADP:  9

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

HT: 6' 3"   WT: 220   DOB: 2/3/1989  College: Alabama  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Julio Jones Contract Information:

Jones agreed to a five-year, $71.25 million extension with the Falcons in August of 2015.

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Jones brought in five of 11 targets for 98 yards in Thursday's 20-17 win over the Saints.

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Julio Jones NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 20 CFB 13 43 596 4 0 13.9 - - - - - - 2 4 - 0 - - - - - -
2010 21 CFB 13 78 1133 7 0 14.5 - - - - - - 8 135 - 2 - - - - - -
2011 22 ATL 13 54 959 8 95 17.8 10.1 15 6 5 0 0 6 56 9.3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2012 23 ATL 16 79 1198 10 129 15.2 9.3 17 5 4 0 0 6 30 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 24 ATL 5 41 580 2 60 14.1 9.7 9 3 3 1 0 1 7 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2014 25 ATL 15 104 1593 6 163 15.3 9.8 31 3 7 3 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2015 26 ATL 16 136 1871 8 203 13.8 9.2 25 5 9 4 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2016 27 ATL 14 83 1409 6 129 17.0 10.9 27 5 7 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 28 ATL 13 73 1161 3 118 15.9 9.8 18 3 3 1 1 1 15 15.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Julio Jones Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2009 20 CFB 13 6.5 9.8 8.1 3 46 - - - 0 0 - - -
2010 21 CFB 13 13.9 19.9 16.9 6 87 - - - 1 10 - - -
2011 22 ATL 13 11.5 15.7 13.6 4 74 10 3 0 0 4 0 0 0
2012 23 ATL 16 11.4 16.4 13.9 5 75 20 10 6 0 2 0 0 0
2013 24 ATL 5 14.1 22.3 18.2 8 116 9 7 1 0 1 0 0 0
2014 25 ATL 15 13.0 20.0 16.5 7 106 12 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 26 ATL 16 14.7 23.2 18.9 9 117 22 11 5 0 0 0 0 0
2016 27 ATL 14 12.6 18.6 15.6 6 101 10 6 5 0 0 0 0 0
2017 28 ATL 13 10.4 16.0 13.2 6 89 15 10 5 0 1 0 0 0
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Julio Jones – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

601

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Julio Jones was on the field for 601 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Julio Jones was on the field for 3 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 970 0
2016 706 16
2017 601 3
Julio Jones 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Chi 48 0 4 66 0 5 16.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 GB 48 2 5 108 0 9 21.6 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
3 @Det 58 0 7 91 0 12 13.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4 Buf 15 0 3 30 0 4 10.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 Mia 45 0 6 72 0 7 12.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @NE 50 0 9 99 1 13 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 0 0 0
8 @NYJ 59 0 3 74 0 6 24.7 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
9 @Car 43 0 6 118 0 12 19.7 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Dal 43 0 6 57 0 8 9.5 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
11 @Sea 50 1 5 71 0 10 14.2 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
12 TB 46 0 12 253 2 15 21.1 7 2 1 15 15.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
13 Min 42 0 2 24 0 6 12.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 NO 54 0 5 98 0 11 19.6 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0
15 @TB
16 @NO
17 Car

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Julio Jones  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 3"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   220 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.34 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.25 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.66 sec
GREAT
Arm Length:   33.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   39 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   135 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   17 reps
GOOD
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Julio Jones: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Jones caught two of six passes for 24 yards during Sunday's 14-9 loss to the Vikings.

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Jones (ankle) doesn't have a designation on the final injury report for Sunday's game against the Vikings, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Jones (ankle) was a limited practice participant Wednesday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Jones brought in 12 of 15 targets for 253 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 34-20 win over the Buccaneers. He also rushed once for 15 yards.

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Jones (ankle/knee) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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Jones (ankle/knee) was a limited practice participant Wednesday, Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Jones caught five of 10 targets for 71 yards in Monday night's 34-31 win over the Seahawks.

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Jones (ankle) was absent from the Falcons' injury report and is in line to play Monday night against the Seahawks, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Jones (ankle) will practice Friday, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.

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Jones (ankle) was held out of practice Thursday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Would it kill Julio Jones to score a touchdown? How else can one explain a meager 14 TDs over his last 366 targets spanning 31 games? And Jones isn't some small, quick possession receiver who isn't used in the red zone. He's 6-3, 220, and ran a 4.34 40 at the Combine. Jones' 22 RZ targets ranked sixth last year, and his 11 targets inside the 10 tied for seventh. One would expect his TDs to regress positively to double-digits, but that's only happened once in his five-year career. Either way, Jones is one of the game's elite WR - his 136 catches tied Antonio Brown for second all time, and his 1,871 yards were also second all time, behind only Calvin Johnson's best season. Put differently, peak Jerry Rice never caught as many passes or amassed as many yards in a season asJones did last year. Jones was also efficient - his 9.2 YPT ranked eighth among the league's 32 100-target WR, and he sustained this as the telegraphed top target, receiving a league-leading 203 looks. Nonetheless, Jones didn't make many big plays. In addition to just eight TDs, he had only five catches of 40-plus yards (T-14th). Expect more of the same in 2016. The Falcons don't have anyone who poses a threat to Jones' targets - Mohamed Sanu, Jacob Tamme, Justin Hardy and Devonta Freeman are merely complementary options.

2015

Jones finished third in the league in receiving yards but likely would have been first had a hip injury not cost him a game against the Steelers' generous pass defense late in the year. In fact, but for the injury, Jones might have challenged the record for receiving yards in a game — he had 259 against the Packers when he was sidelined in the fourth quarter. Impressive per-game yardage and catch totals aside, Jones scored only six touchdowns, thanks to a paltry 12 red-zone targets, tying him for 38th with players like Doug Baldwin and Robert Woods. At 6-3, 220, Jones has excellent red-zone size, and not much competition for work in the area, now that Tony Gonzalez is retired and Roddy White (14 red-zone looks) is on the downside of his career. Expect Jones' red-zone work to increase toward the 20 targets he had in 2012 (he missed most of 2013 with a foot injury) and his touchdown totals to spike accordingly. Unlike most No. 1 receivers, Jones doesn't merely combine plus size with adequate speed, but he actually ran a blistering 4.34 40 at the NFL Combine a few years ago. That puts him in a class with Calvin Johnson as one of the league's rare freak athletes. As such, Jones is liable to make more big plays than your typical star wideout — he led the league with 31 catches of 20-plus yards and averaged 9.8 YPT (sixth among the league's 41 100-target WR). At press time, Jones is healthy, and the Falcons did little to boost their receiving depth this offseason. While last year's pass-friendly offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter could be missed, his replacement, Kyle Shanahan, also favored a pass-heavy attack during his stops in Houston and Washington. As such, expect another big workload for Jones, only with more red-zone targets.

2014

With so many big seasons by the league’s top wideouts, it’s easy to forget Jones was atop the receiving-yardage board when he fractured his foot in Week 5. In fact, in five games, he either had a touchdown or 99 yards in every one. At 6-3, 220 and with 4.34 speed, Jones is arguably the league’s most athletic receiver besides Calvin Johnson, and like Johnson can operate from long range and in the red zone. In fact, Jones had three catches of 40-plus in just five games, a pace that would have put him among the league leaders. Even better, Jones had seven inside-the-10 looks in those five games, a pace that would have dwarfed league-leader Dez Bryant’s 16 in a full season. Of course, Jones was playing alongside a gimpy Roddy White who would have taken at least a couple of those goal-line opportunities were he at full strength. But White will turn 33 in November, so it’s likely Jones’ role will grow relative to White’s in any event. Throw in Tony Gonzalez’s retirement, and Jones – long one of the league’s most efficient wideouts – could also become one of its most heavily targeted. Jones had surgery in October, but is working with the team’s training staff and expected to return sometime in training camp.

2013

If it weren't for Roddy White's established rapport with Matt Ryan and track record of durability, Jones would have a strong case to be the No. 2 receiver on the board. As it stands, Jones is one of the best per-play receivers in the league, averaging 9.3 YPT (9th) last year, and despite being just 19th in targets (129) tied for 11th with 17 catches of 20-plus and ninth with five catches of 40 or more yards. At 6-3, 220, and having run a 4.34 40 at the NFL Combine, Jones is a rare combination of size and speed, possibly the most physically gifted wideout this side of Calvin Johnson. But with White (143 targets) and Tony Gonzalez (124 targets) set to return, and Steven Jackson likely to see his share of touches near the goal line, Jones' ceiling is lower than that of the other elite options on the board.

2012

While Roddy White made his living on volume, Jones was the team’s big-play weapon. Jones averaged a whopping 17.8 YPC (4th among 90-target WR) and 10.1 YPT (7th) and had six catches of 40-plus yards (tied for 7th) in just 13 games. At 6-3, 220, and having run a 4.34 40 at the NFL Combine, Jones is a rare combination of size and speed arguably surpassed only by Calvin Johnson. Jones scored eight TDs despite seeing almost no work inside the red zone – just seven targets, only one of which was from inside the 10. If that keeps up, it’s likely he could approach double-digit scores solely from long distance. But if the Falcons take advantage of Jones’ size from in close, he could find himself among the league leaders. Jones should improve in Year 2, and his rapport with quarterback Matt Ryan should only get better. But as long as White is Ryan’s first read, and Tony Gonzalez (21 targets) and Michael Turner (60 rushes) are the team’s top options in the red zone, Jones’ ceiling will be capped.

2011

Most rookie receivers don't find themselves in prominent roles off the bat. But given what the Falcons gave up to get Jones – the 27th pick, the 59th pick, the 124th pick and next year's first and fourth rounders – their lack of depth beyond Roddy White and their win-now mentality, the team will do everything in its power to get him involved this year. At 6-3, 220 and having run a 4.34 40 at the NFL Combine, Jones is a tremendous athlete and dangerous in any area of the field. He's got ideal red-zone size, a 38-inch vertical leap and good hands. Jones isn't particularly elusive in the open field, but he's tough to bring down and can get yards after the catch. He might not start right away, and White will still be Matt Ryan's first look, but expect Jones to be a factor this year. Jones had surgery to repair a fracture in his foot in March but should be healthy for the start of training camp.