FF Today's Take:Jones went through workouts early this morning and while he's far from 100%, he's expected to play. Keep in mind, the risk for decoy, re-injury or being limited is great. Expectations should be limited.
Julio sits Friday, will test hip on Saturday-- Fri Dec 19 12:10 pm --
Status for Sunday still up in the air
The Falcons are hoping that rest and treatment will help heal wide receiver Julio Jones’ hip injury.
The star receiver was not on the field during the open portion of practice and was not expected to practice on Friday. Jones has not practiced since he was hurt late in a Dec. 8 loss at the Packers and did not return. After trying to run Saturday, he didn’t play against the Steelers.
Jones has a big test run on Saturday before the team leaves for New Orleans.
(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
FF Today's Take:Head coach Mike Smith stated in early in the week that Jones would likely be able to play but this is far from certain. He is shaping up to be a gametime decision. The Falcons face the Saints at 1:00 pm Eastern on Sunday.
Julio Jones out for Week 15-- Sun Dec 14 11:35 am --
FF Today's Take:Ed Werder of ESPN also reported that Julio is bothered by a labrum issue in his hip. Roddy White and Harry Douglas will get the start. Both are intriguing options against a weak Steelers secondary.
Julio Jones sits Friday, gametime decision-- Fri Dec 12 12:45 pm --
Julio Jones will be a game-time decision this week when the Atlanta Falcons face the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The wide receiver (hip) missed his third practice of the week Friday and is officially listed as questionable.
FF Today's Take:Jones has a juicy matchup against the Steelers leaky secondary but owners will need to check the inactive list on Sunday morning to see if he's good to go. The good news is that the Falcons and Steelers play at 1 pm ET.
Julio won't need to practice in order to play-- Wed Dec 10 2:10 pm --
Falcons WR sits Wednesday
The Falcons may not get wide receiver Julio Jones and safety William Moore on the practice field this week but coach Mike Smith said that wouldn’t necessarily preclude them from playing on Sunday against the Steelers. “Both of those guys are guys that don’t need to go out and practice,” Smith said Wednesday. “If they are ready to go at 1 o’clock on Sunday, both of those guys will be out there.”(Atlanta Journal Constitution)
FF Today's Take:Julio (hip) sat Wednesday although the Falcons didn't have a full practice. It's likely he won't practice much if at all this week and will be a gametime decision. on Sunday.
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