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Falcons’ Julio Jones records 500th career catch against Bears, ties NFL record

Posted Sep 10, 2017

Julio Jones made history in Chicago with his 500th career catch, tying a NFL record.

CHICAGO – On Julio Jones’ third catch of the day against the Bears at Soldier Field, he recorded his 500th career reception – and it took just 80 games. Jones is now tied with Anquan Boldin for fewest games needed to reach 500 catches.

The Pro Bowler has three catches for 62 yards in the first half of the Falcons’ regular-season opener against the Bears.