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Falcons' Julio Jones named second team All-Pro

Julio Jones put together the second-best statistical season of his career in 2018, and he has been rewarded for his efforts by being named a second team All-Pro by the Associated Press.

Jones was the NFL's leading receiver in 2018, catching 113 passes for 1,677 yards and eight touchdowns, all of which are the second-highest totals of his eight-year career.


This is the fourth time Jones has been named an All-Pro by the AP; he's twice been on the first team and twice been on the second team.

The AP's first team All-Pro receivers for 2018 were the Saints' Michael Thomas and the Texans' Deandre Hopkins. Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill was named a first team All-Pro at the "flex" position. Below are each receiver's statistics for 2018 compared with Jones'.

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Player Receptions Receiving yards Yards per catch Receiving touchdowns
Julio Jones 113 1,677 14.8 8
Michael Thomas 125 1,405 11.2 9
Deandre Hopkins 115 1,572 13.7 11
Tyreek Hill 87 1,479 17.0 12

Jones was the only Falcons player named an All-Pro by the AP in 2018. To see the entire first and second All-Pro teams, click here.

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