Julio Jones

Julio Jones

WR - ATL
Height: 6' 3"Weight: 220 lbsAge: 28College: AlabamaDrafted: #6 (1st Rd. by Atlanta)

Week 3 Outlook

ATL @ DET
Sun 1:00pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) WR #2
Projection 12.1 pts

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Jones' usage has been disappointing through the first two games, as he's seen just 14 targets. But he did total 108 yards receiving last week against Green Bay, and the majority of that came in the early going before the Falcons put their offense on cruise control. Jones will match up against Darius Slay in the Falcons' Week 3 matchup against the Lions, so he certainly doesn't have an easy task ahead of him. But Slay is no longer a shutdown corner at this point, and if the Lions try to contain Jones with 1-on-1 coverage, he should have a huge game. Either way, you're never benching one of the top receivers in the game, and he'll be a high-end WR1 here.

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Julio Jones tops 100 yards as Falcons beat Packers

Julio Jones caught five of his nine targets for 108 yards and was held out of the end zone in last night's victory over the Packers.

Fantasy Impact

Jones got going against the Packers secondary that is in the bottom half of the league. It's still disappointing to fantasy owners that he was held out of the end zone yet again, but scoring touchdowns isn't something Jones needs to provide a ton of value. Jones is still a high end WR1 and an obvious start every week he is healthy.

Jacob Bridges - 6 days ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 3WR #2WR #1WR #7103
Rest of Season WR #2WR #2WR #22
Dynasty WR #4WR #3WR #59
Projections
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
0006.292.20.5012.1
Statistics
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week1080910.8
Season to Date87078.7
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 2vs. GB1080910.8
Week 1@ CHI66056.6
Strength of Schedule
(2017)
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OppSummary
Next Game@ DET19th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesBUF, BYE, MIA25th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)NO, TB, NO8th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--16th easiest remaining opponents