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Julio Jones to miss practice on Tuesday but on ‘right trajectory’ to practice as week goes on

Posted Jan 9, 2018

Julio Jones did not practice on Tuesday but is expected to get his work in at practice as the week goes on

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – The Falcons came out of the wild card round not only with a 26-13 win over the third-seeded Rams, but also suffered no setbacks from an injury standpoint.


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Wide receiver Julio Jones will be the only player to not participate in practice Tuesday, according to Falcons coach Dan Quinn. Jones is expected to practice as the week goes on.

“The only person who will be out today will be Julio,” Quinn said on Tuesday. “He is as familiar as to how to get back and get ready as any player I’ve ever been around. He’s on the right trajectory and he’ll start getting his work tomorrow.”

Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was listed as the other non-participant as he was tending to a personal matter.

Running back Devonta Freeman was limited with a knee injury as was receiver Mohamed Sanu.

As for the Eagles, linebacker Dannell Ellerbe did not practice with a hamstring injury.