Julio Jones has become a regular at the player workouts

110604  Buford -  Falcons rookie receiver Julio Jones prepares to grab the football in front of Brent Grimes  during the Atlanta Falcons player workout at Buford Park  on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. A core of Falcons players are carrying on with off-season practices at the park, despite the NFL lockout.   <cq> Johnny Crawford  jcrawford@ajc.com

110604 Buford - Falcons rookie receiver Julio Jones prepares to grab the football in front of Brent Grimes during the Atlanta Falcons player workout at Buford Park on Wednesday, June 8, 2011. A core of Falcons players are carrying on with off-season practices at the park, despite the NFL lockout. Johnny Crawford jcrawford@ajc.com

BIRDLAND – The Falcons practiced again on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Quarterback Chris Redman and tight end Justin Peelle made their first appearances.

There were 24 players there on Tuesday. They have been averaging around 30 players for the workouts that last about and hour.

Wide receiver Julio Jones has been a regular since getting cleared by  a foot specialist in Charlotte.

Here are some more photo’s from Wednesday’s session.

–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog

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38 comments Add your comment

Brian

June 9th, 2011
7:35 pm

Love the work ethic they are showing, good bunch of players. Glad they are ours

Kane337

June 9th, 2011
7:40 pm

Did he catch it?

Jeff

June 9th, 2011
7:46 pm

Julio has the build of a super-hero. This photo makes me wonder if he’s controlling the ball with his mind…

???

June 9th, 2011
8:05 pm

did he catch it??????

lanier

June 9th, 2011
8:17 pm

tough you have to write about this stuff. hope it gets real soon

JSS

June 9th, 2011
8:59 pm

Can’t wait to see them lose to the Saints this year.

SeenThisDbagB4

June 9th, 2011
9:36 pm

Just as long as he catches every pass, we’re going to the Superbowl.

PMC

June 9th, 2011
11:01 pm

I already love the guy and we’re not even going to have football this year.

bobby lee

June 9th, 2011
11:03 pm

DID HE CAAAAAAAATCH IT???

Too Legit to Quit

June 9th, 2011
11:47 pm

Brent Grimes playing nose guard. Perhaps the smallest man in the entire National Football League playing the position dedicated for the absolutely largest man in football. That practice technique might be fun explaining. Does he fake rush and drop into coverage in a seven-on-seven? Does he actually pressure the quaterback? Does he perform a swim move on Todd McClure and give Matty a bloody nose. My creative writing class in college would have had a field day, exuse the pun, writing a photo cutline for that image. Where’s the reporting?

A. T.

June 10th, 2011
12:50 am

Good to see the big Jul is there regularly. Has Quizz Rodgers been coming?

Red Dog 77

June 10th, 2011
1:03 am

Owners = snivelling, greedy, spoiled brats that can’t figure out how to fairly divide billions of dollars……………Players= snivelling, greedy, spoiled brats that can’t figure out how to fairly divide billions of dollars………….Man Oh Man……..Do I ever wish I were in thier shoes about now! Me thinks I would settle quickly, go straight to the bank……..then on to some beautiful beach house, where I would relax and enjoy myself knowing the fans that pay my fat paycheck were getting want they wanted…………NFL Football………..And I’d feel real good about myself…………..RED

Red Dog 77

June 10th, 2011
1:12 am

Getting what they wanted……..pardon my error

Chucktown38

June 10th, 2011
1:14 am

You should see Blanks house on the beach in Hilton Head South Carolina. Large enough to house a third world country

Red Dog 77

June 10th, 2011
1:20 am

Thanks Chucktown38………I knew there was a beach house out there somewhere………….And by the way……..for those of you who wanted to know……Yer dern tootin he caught it!

SeenThisB4

June 10th, 2011
8:23 am

An hour workout? An hour workout! IN TEEs and SHORTS no less! An hour! LOL! So basically, the falcan’ts are spending more time on Twitter than they are on honing their basic rudimentary skills. What’s a matter? Too hot for them up there? LOL!

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FRED RUSSO

June 10th, 2011
11:14 am

And just think AJ Green is still better than this guy. Makes you wonder how good AJ is.

Mike Monaghan

June 10th, 2011
11:33 am

The Saints will probably end up in third place this year in the NFC South behind the Bucs. They had their glory year but I don’t see them beating the Falcons this year. This team is going to be much better than last year which was pretty damn good.

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D. Orlando Ledbetter

June 10th, 2011
12:30 pm

A.T. — We haven’t seen Quizz yet.

Jimmy Crack

June 10th, 2011
1:49 pm

If that’s the mindset of Julio, then our doctors better x-ray him after every game just to make sure he didn’t snap a femur and Julio thinks it is just a thigh cramp.

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TAKE BAD WITH GOOD

June 10th, 2011
5:15 pm

aints fans take a hike

Blackoutanyone?

June 10th, 2011
11:10 pm

FRED RUSSO… You will feel differently a few games into the season. Julio is a freak athlete who never had the QB in college AJ had. Both are exceptional players but the Falcons made the right move. Julio is the real deal.

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Big Ray

June 11th, 2011
3:46 pm

Julio’s build is incredible. I see some pain coming to the NFC South defensive backs…

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zulucanibal

June 12th, 2011
1:14 pm

hate to say this…but he reminds me of David Boston…maybe it just the huge arms…just hope he isnt a flop like Boston was.

Jb1zz73

June 12th, 2011
6:16 pm

Better be worth it.. I believe he is!!!!!

Sid

June 13th, 2011
12:32 am

1 hour workouts…………….really?

hiramsaint

June 13th, 2011
10:27 pm

@ mike- the packers surely won’t agree with your view. they’re still laughing to hard

DC Dirty Bird

June 14th, 2011
10:53 am

zulucanibal, David Boston was a head case even at Ohio State. He actually was a good receiver until he became obsessed with bodybuilding and performance enhancement drugs. When you see Julio, think TO without the emotional baggage.

Go Saints!…..really…go somewhere. You don’t have to go home, but you need to get out of the Falcons blog. 13-3 sure brings out the haters.

ME

June 14th, 2011
11:31 am

Does anyone happen to know if they have any kind of schedule that they follow when practicing in Buford?? i would love to get over there and watch Julio!!! please let me know!!!

Flo=Ri-Duh

June 14th, 2011
12:00 pm

Julio is a great athlete – but he’s no A.J. Green. The questions about him are #1) can he consistently catch the ball and #2) is he injury prone. For now the jury is out and he has not proven himself – but I hope he is a big success. The o-line must be addressed – either through free agency or in next year’s draft.

Marcus Soto

June 14th, 2011
9:30 pm

LOL!! the saints beating us? hahahahaha that’s the funniest thing i read on hear o and Frank Russo a.j green isnt nearly as good as Julio Jones. His number’s aren’t going to be better than Julio Jones and thats with Roddy White on his team so think if Julio was the primary receiver he’d be the next great, yea netter than Fitzgerald and A. Johnson. So before you write things analyze your football a little better buddy. And if you want to get schooled again just reach me on CavsFan2994@yahoo.com, Falcons are going to be the best built team this year if we add another solid defensive lineman and a SS that can do a better job than coleman. Offensively we’re the strongest team. We have my boy Matty Ice, Roddy White, Tony Gonzalez, Julio Jones, Michael Turner, Todd Mclure, Harvey Dahl, Mughelli, and do i seriously need to name the others? Do some research buddy