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2015 Position Review: Wide Receiver

Stats of Note: Julio Jones was a record-setting machine in 2015, starting off his best professional campaign with a spectacular performance in the month of September, leading the NFL with 34 receptions for 440 yards and four touchdowns. Jones became the first player in NFL history to post 135-plus receiving yards in each of a team's first three games in a season. He also set an NFL record for most receptions in the first three weeks of a season (34).

Roddy White finished second among wide receivers on the Falcons in first down receptions, with 27 on the season. White took 944 snaps in 2015, second to Jones who took 980.

Rookie Justin Hardy was the top rated blocking wide receiver (1.9), according to PFF.

How the Falcons Rank: The Falcons ranked sixth in total yards (374.4) and sixth in passing offense (273.3), largely due to the production of Jones. He finished the season tied for first in receptions (136), fourth in combined yards (1,871) in addition to leading the NFL in targets (203), receiving first downs (93) and receiving yards (1,871).

Standout Player: Jones. Simply look at the honors that the 25-year-old has been rewarded with after his career year. He has earned the following awards: Pro Bowl, First-Team AP All-Pro, Shutdown Corner's NFL All-Pro, Sporting News All-Pro, PFF All-Pro, second runner-up for Offensive Player of the Year by PFF, first runner-up for Best Receiver by PFF and most recently All-NFL and All-NFC by the PFWA.

Potential Draft Target: Corey Coleman out of Baylor. He finished the 2015 season with 74 receptions for 1,363 yards and 20 touchdowns. The only knock on Coleman is his height, as he is listed at 5'11.

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