With the sixth pick of the 2011 NFL Draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected WR Julio Jones who quickly became a top target for QB Matt Ryan and a leader on the Falcons offense.
Falcons fans are anxiously waiting to see how star wide receiver Julio Jones plans to follow up his career-receiving day from Week 13.
After pulling in 10 receptions for 189 yards and one touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals, Jones will step into the national spotlight of Monday Night Football looking to help his team improve to 6-7.
"I just got to go and do it again," Jones said. "The hardest thing is to keep doing it. Doing it again and doing it again. People praise you. A lot of people gave up on us early on, and this season hasn't been going like we wanted it to. Here at this organization, we just have to believe, and we just have to keep going."
Jones enters the Week 14 matchup with 82 receptions for 1,169 yards (14.3 avg.) and five touchdowns. In three-career games on Monday Night Football, the former Alabama star has totaled 20 receptions for 241 yards and one touchdown.
Following last's week's effort, it's likely the Green Bay Packers could have their eyes on Jones from the moment he gets off the bus at Lambeau Field until the game clock hits all zeroes.
Jones, however, isn't focused on what the Packers may do against him, instead preparing himself for what he hopes is another epic performance. "You just got to go out there and show the world how good you are," Jones said. "Everybody's watching you. There's only one game on TV. We've always been underdogs, this whole year. As long as we do what we do, and to the best of our ability, we'll be happy at the end."