Julio Jones says his ‘foot is great,’ sets record straight on lost earring – Atlanta Falcons News

Julio Jones says his ‘foot is great,’ sets record straight on lost earring – Atlanta Falcons News

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — The pads were on for Saturday’s practice, and the Falcons were flying around in front of the energized crowd that gathered to watch the defending NFC champions.


With the added protection came a greater physicality, which created a very fiery atmosphere at the Falcons’ practice facilities. There are plenty of interesting takeaways to delve into, including some important injury news.

Let’s get down to it. Here are the five biggest takeaways from Day 3 of the 2017 AT&T Atlanta Falcon Training Camp.

1. Julio Jones provides update on his foot, lost earring

Although he is technically listed as “limited,” Jones has looked very comfortable moving around during training camp. He’s participated in individual and offensive drills, but he has yet to go during full-team activities as he recovers from foot surgery.

After practice on Saturday, the All-Pro receiver gave some positive news regarding his health.

“My foot is great,” Jones said. “You know, we’re just being smart. I still get my conditioning in, I run routes, I do things, I’m in and out of the huddle, I’m in the scheme, just everything right now. Today was the first day of pads, I’ll probably do a little more tomorrow. You know, we’re just one day at a time with me. They know what I can do, we’re not here to rush anything or anything like that. But the overall goal is, obviously, to be ready to go by the start of the season.”

That Falcons can afford to take their time with Jones’s rehab. One of the best players in the NFL, there’s no reason for Jones to return before he’s completely healthy and,…

click here to read the rest of this story

Share this post

Post Comment