Posts Tagged ‘Julio Jones’

NFL fantasy football: Julio Jones rockets up the ranks

Should Atlanta Falcons wideout Julio Jones be considered an elite fantasy football prospect after his first preseason performance of 2012?

Constant Debate: A.J. Green vs. Julio Jones in Year II

Julio Jones and A.J. Green had phenomenal rookie seasons, but which will have the upper hand in year two.

Mike Smith: Atlanta Falcons’ playoff woes not on Matt Ryan

Mike Smith said on “NFL AM” the Falcons playoff failures were a team effort.

NFL fantasy football: Vincent Jackson making impact

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Vincent Jackson is proving to be worth every penny on the field, but will he be worth it in fantasy land?

NFL Fantasy football: Jones gets legendary approval

Falcons receiver Julio Jones not only has high expectations from fans, he can add a Hall of Fame legend to the list as well.

Three and out: Blackmon’s value falling?

Will Justin Blackmon’s off-field issues hurt his fantasy value? Find out.

Now that the picks are in, trying to understand who got the better end of the Julio Jones trade…

One of the great unknowns in the NFL comes when teams make draft-day trades. One team is positive they are getting the better end, trading up to select the guy they want. The other team absolutely knows it made a smart move by trading back and loading up on picks. As Patriots coach Bill Belichick said this weekend, “Each one is kind of its own independent decision.” So, it’s tough to compare trades in a vacuum. But we’d still like to know who got the better of each deal. With that said, let’s look back at the biggest deal of the 2011 NFL Draft, since the loose ends were tied up this weekend. The Falcons traded up 21 spots, sending […]

Where will the 2012 draft turn?

As draft historians fondly recall, there are always first-round moments where the fun really starts. What will 2012′s be? NFL.com and NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport writes Pete Carroll‘s Seahawks might be sitting in the catbird seat.

Falcons GM Dimitroff says he’s willing to trade up again

A year ago, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff shipped a raft of draft picks to the Browns for the right to pick Julio Jones. Though he now has fewer picks this year, Dimitroff told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently that he would make such a move again if he had to.

Dimitroff: Falcons don’t regret trading up for WR Jones

This is a big offseason for Thomas Dimitroff. With 18 unrestricted free agents to contend with and no picks in the first round of the upcoming draft, the Falcons general manager has his work cut out for him.

Seriously, can Moss really run a 40 in under 4.4 seconds?

Here’s some breaking news that ought to blow your mind: Randy Moss is still capable of running a 40-yard dash in under 4.4 seconds.

Three and Out: Quit crying, Falcons

Here’s a look at what’s going on in fantasy football right now.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: All’s not Wells

With the fantasy regular season winding down, each lineup decision becomes a little more important. It also makes any Fantasy Faux Pas a little harder to swallow.

Fantasy Faux Pas Monday: On one hand, there’s McGahee

Willis McGahee runs wild with one hand, Vincent Jackson exploding for three touchdowns and, of course, shanahanigans all conspired to drive fantasy owners to distraction in this week’s edition of Fantasy Faux Pas Monday.

Three and out: Falcons to rotate WRs behind White

With Julio Jones out of action this week, it seems unlikely that the Falcons will rely on just one receiver to take his place.

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