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Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) sails into the end zone for a touchdown as Dallas Cowboys defensive back Tyler Patmon (26) watches in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) sails into the end zone for a touchdown as Dallas Cowboys defensive back Tyler Patmon (26) watches in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

FLOWERY BRANCH — NFL Network’s Jeffri Chadiha’s interview with Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, general manager Thomas Dimitroff and head coach Dan Quinn which will air this Sunday on NFL Network’s NFL GameDay First at 7 a.m. and NFL GameDay Morning at 9 a.m. on Sunday.

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Jones and Dimitroff discuss his standing among other wide receivers and the draft-day trade that brought him to Atlanta:

On why he thinks his name was never mentioned in the conversation of the best wide receiver in the NFL:

Julio Jones: “Probably because I wasn’t healthy. I was missing games. When you want to be the best, you have to be out there. You have to your talent on display, like, ‘Hey, this is what I can do.’ I don’t watch the other receivers. I just try to work on my craft and try to be the best I can possibly be.”

On how he felt when he learned how much the Falcons gave up to draft him:

Jones: “I just felt like I was very deserving of it but I love the Falcons for that. They were like, ‘Hey, we need this guy, this is the best guy in the draft for us and we’re going to give all of this up for him.’ ”



How did the Falcons get to 4-0?

Here’s a look back at the game stories, news and notes from their victories over the Texans (48-21), Cowboys (39-28), Giants (24-20) and Eagles (26-24).

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes a reception against Texans linebacker Benardick McKinney during the first half in a football game on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Atlanta. The Falcons beat the Texans 48-21 to improve their record to 4-0. Curtis Compton

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones makes a reception against Texans linebacker Benardick McKinney during the first half in a football game on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Atlanta. The Falcons beat the Texans 48-21 to improve their record to 4-0.
Curtis Compton

TEXANS GAME COVERAGE — Falcons 48, Texans 21

How the Falcons hammered the Texans — Quarter by Quarter

5 things we learned from the Falcons’ 48-21 win over the Texans

Devonta Freeman stars again for the Falcons

What the Falcons had to say after pummeling the Texans

9 comments from Dan Quinn on the Falcons’ victory

Jeff Schult’z column: Devonta Freeman, 7 TDs — who didn’t see that coming

Schraeder, Matthews keep Watt in check

Hankerson turns in a 100-yard receiving day (second of his career)

Houston’s J.J. Watt tips hat to the Falcons

Former Falcons great Jessie Tuggle honored during Texans game

COWBOYS GAME COVERAGE — Falcons 39, Cowboys 28

Falcons 39, Cowboys 28 — Quarter by Quarter

5 things we learned from the Falcons’ 39-28 win over the Cowboys

Mark Bradley’s short takes: Julio, Freeman and the defense

Devonta Freeman is catalyst for Falcons run game

QUOTEBOARD: What the Falcons had to say after beating Dallas

Julio Jones does it again: 12 catches, 164 yards and two touchdowns

Mark Bradley column: A dominant half shows what he Falcons could be

Offensive line cracked the run-game code

Ryan directed second-half fireworks show

Beasley help lead resurgence on defense

Where’s Falcons wide receiver Roddy White?

GIANTS GAME COVERAGE — Falcons 24, Giants 20

Falcons 24, Giants 20 — Quarter by Quarter

5 things we learned from Falcons’ 24-20 win over the Giants

Mark Bradley column — Don’t stop believin’: Dan Quinn’s men are 2-0

A record day for Julio Jones: 13 receptions

Kroy Biermann: ‘We’re a ball-attacking team’

EAGLES GAME COVERAGE — FALCONS 26, EAGLES 24

5 things we learned from Falcons’ upset win over Eagles

Matt Ryan leads Falcons to 26-24 win over the Eagles

Jeff Schultz column: An impressive debut by Quinn’s new Falcons

Mark Bradley column: A new year: The Falcons dig deep and hang on

Julio Jones moves into fifth on Falcons’ all-time receiving list

Tevin Coleman powers new rushing attack

Ricardo Allen seals victory in first start at free safety

4 questions with Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones after the game

Falcons rookies Beasley, Jarrett make impact

Falcons’ revamped offensive line shows positive signs

Falcons quotes after their victory over the Eagles

Falcons-Eagles: By The Numbers


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