Latest Julio Jones News

Titans' Vrabel good with player vaccinations entering camp

Jul. 27, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Titans coach Mike Vrabel isn’t about to divulge the percentage of his players who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus entering Wednesday’s start of training camp. It doesn’t sound as if he’s sweating the numbers. ...

RB Davis says move to hometown Falcons a 'dream come true'

Jul. 27, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Mike Davis couldn't wait to check in for his first training camp with his hometown Atlanta Falcons. “I’m here early,” Davis said Tuesday. “I think that speaks for a lot. I got here about 8. I’m just ready to go.” ...

Titans ready to tune up offense with Jones, new coordinator

Jul. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

TENNESSEE TITANS (11-6) CAMP SITE: Nashville, Tennessee LAST YEAR: Derrick Henry carried the Titans once again, this time to the franchise's first AFC South title since 2008. The AP and NFL Offensive Player of the Year not only repeated as the NFL...

Falcons' Smith faces difficult rebuilding task in first camp

Jul. 24, 2021 11:23 AM EDT

ATLANTA FALCONS (4-12) CAMP SITE: Flowery Branch, Georgia LAST YEAR: The Falcons' first 0-7 start since 1997 led to the firings of coach Dan Quinn and general manager Thomas Dimitroff. Interim coach Raheem Morris managed four wins, but that was not...

Tight end Pitts is last of Falcons' 9 draft picks to sign

Jun. 29, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons have signed first-round pick Kyle Pitts, the tight end from Florida. Pitts signed the four-year deal with a fifth-year option on Tuesday. The Falcons have signed each of their nine selections in this year's NFL draft. ...

Work comes 1st to make sure Jones boosts Titans' offense

Jun. 16, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The phrase “Pick your poison” has been used a lot to describe the Tennessee offense since the Titans traded for Julio Jones. That’s the effect of adding a seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver to a unit already featuring a Pro Bowl receiver in...

Jones says 'stay tuned' as he proves he's still fast, strong

Jun. 10, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julio Jones turned 32 in February, missed seven games with a nagging hamstring issue in his 10th year in the NFL and now finds himself with a new team in the Tennessee Titans. The seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver had a message Thursday for...

Rodgers an expected no-show, Brady full-go at minicamps

Jun. 08, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

Aaron Rodgers was a no-show and Tom Brady was full-go. The quarterbacks who faced off in the NFC championship game five months ago dominated headlines as several NFL teams opened mandatory minicamps on Tuesday. Rodgers expectedly skipped Green Bay’s...

Falcons begin post-Julio Jones era in Smith's first minicamp

Jun. 08, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Arthur Smith delivered a frank answer when asked about entering his first season as the Atlanta Falcons' coach without Julio Jones. “I don’t worry about players I never coached,” Smith said following Tuesday's opening day of mandatory minicamp. ...

Titans agree to deal with Falcons for Julio Jones

Jun. 06, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans had been talking to the Atlanta Falcons about seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Julio Jones for nearly three weeks. In the end, they pried Jones loose with a couple of draft picks, the highest being a second-rounder. ...