FLOWERY BRANCH – Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who missed the last two games, returned
to practice on Monday.
Jones suffered a hamstring injury against Green Bay on Oct. 9. He didn’t play in the subsequent games against Carolina and Detroit.
Jones went on a rehabilitation run on the Monday before the Detroit game, but was not able to return to practice. The Falcons are hopeful that Jones does not have a setback after his action on Monday.
Jones has 25 catches for 358 receiving yards. He is third among rookies in catches and yards receiving.
Cincinnati’s A.J. Green leads the rookies in catches and yards with 33 catches for 516 yards.
Cleveland’s Greg Little is second in catches with 29. Seattle’s Doug Baldwin in second in yards with 403.
Also, cornerback Christopher Owens (concussion) returned to practice.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog