Julio Jones set to return to action

Dimitroff: ‘He’s healed up very, very well’


Falcons two-time All-Pro wide receiver Julio Jones, who’s recovering from offseason foot surgery, is set to return to the field during training camp. 

The Falcons report on Wednesday and the first practice is Thursday. Jones will likely be limited.  

“He’s healed up very, very well,” Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said. “We are ready for him to jump into camp. I’m don’t know the exact rep count, but as you know 

Julio will do what he feels he can do… He’s so competitive when he gets back on the field. We’ll continue to monitor him.” 

 


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