6:26 pm June 21, 2012, by D. Orlando Ledbetter
As the Falcons finish up minicamp, which players have stood out & where will the position battles be? The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s D. Orlando Ledbetter reports from the Falcons’ facilities.
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog
June 21st, 20126:27 pm
June 21st, 20126:34 pm
An MVP award for minicamp to a receiver, for catching the ball. That’s a novel idea.
June 21st, 20126:59 pm
Sure because your team rewards illegal bounties during the season. I think it’s about time you stop criticizing the Falcons and become a fan.
June 21st, 20127:08 pm
Thanks DOL, great piece on who I think is going to be a Huge Impact Player in the NFL. Julio Jones came at a steep price…But will prove to be well worth Every Draft Pick. Nice to see a class organization like the Falcons grow their Team the “Right Way”! I feel sorry for those Aints Fans trying to justify their Horrible Organization…by blogging on a competitors “Class” Blog
June 21st, 20127:10 pm
Enter your comments hereDats not.the only award he’s gonna win this year
June 21st, 20127:13 pm
Oh Yea, My other favorite team I grew up watching at Lambeau Field, when they were Not Good….Has built a Pretty Good Team as well…The “Classy’ Green Bay Packers!
June 21st, 20127:15 pm
Awarding an MVP for a 2-1/2 day minicamp is not only superfluous, it’s dumb.
June 21st, 20127:25 pm
DLed, Sorry I had to comment before watching your Video because Loser Seen is here again. After watching the Video may I say You are Looking Good and I don’t miss the Bow Tie:) Thanks or the informative video & GO FALCONS!
June 21st, 20127:32 pm
Can you say: obsequious?
June 21st, 20127:41 pm
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/obsequious “Kiss-Ass”, “Fawning”…Do you know what it means? Like you are with your Aints?
June 21st, 20127:49 pm
Yet, only you have mentioned my team on this thread.
I MUS WRITE
June 21st, 20128:20 pm
Wow …..An award for minicamp. I guess the s MVP of preseason is next. Show me in september when the lights come on.Julio is a beast we know, how about some info on the OL or sum of the rooks.
June 21st, 20128:35 pm
It’d be pretty funny if the award was a year of free hair cuts or something.
Falcons 4 Real
June 21st, 20129:04 pm
Thanks for the analysis DLed. Eyewitnesses have all commented how amazing Julio looked, can’t wait to see what he’s going to do this season after a true off season regimen, I wish the RG position wasn’t a battle for the second straight season but whoever wins it this time won’t be by default. Any impressions on the PR/KR position(s) after mini-camp?
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June 22nd, 20122:58 am
Ummm to be fair, we passed up on Randy Moss too in 1998, just about everybody did!
June 22nd, 20125:55 am
Mini-camp MVP is simply a fun award to give out at the end for the young guy who looked the best.
it would not seem prudent to give it to a long time vet like Turner. Or simple give it to the QB. That’s too easy.
Julio has earned rave reviews from all who’ve seen him play. I expect a BIG season from him.
June 22nd, 20126:29 am
I still have my “Most improved reader” certificate from the 4th grade. That counts toooooooooo!!!!!!
June 22nd, 20127:41 am
Julio Jones will be a top receiver in the league for years to come. This award is a symbol of his athleticism and talent (and for a little fun and competition). Big words SEEN for a small mind. Haha your’e not witty just foolish!
June 22nd, 20127:43 am
Keep to words you understand, your spell check is getting tired!
June 22nd, 20128:16 am
Well, it seems clear to me that I wasn’t questioning Julio Jones’ ability or future potential. I was questioning the value of handing out a MVP Award for 2-1/2 days, or better put, a total of less than 8 hours of non-contact practice. So, it’s apparent that you Heard, that all words,big and small, are over your level of comprehension. I think the falcan’ts should take a cue from the Saints organization who spent their last mini-camp day hosting them as a team for a round of golf, building team chemistry, rather than singling out a single player as an MVP for mini camp.
June 22nd, 20128:39 am
Yes, An award for Minicamp. .Get over it people. You do not have to complain and whine over every lttle thing you see or hear. Stay positive people!! We just had a healthy mini-camp which I enjoyed a lot. I swear, you all must love hearing yourselves complain.
June 22nd, 20128:57 am
Good job Julio Jones!……..You’re worrying the competition!…..Go Falcons!
June 22nd, 20129:12 am
D. LED!!!!!! Please don’t call him Ashante again…. you may not get another interview!
June 22nd, 201211:45 am
You complainers and whiners are such idiots … any reasonably intelligent person knows that these types of activities within organizations are done purely for fun and motivation purposes which also assit in team builder effort.
June 22nd, 20123:39 pm
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June 22nd, 20123:59 pm
coveted ? really? will he get endorsements for recieving the coveted award. how about the coveted playoff win ? or how about the coveted offensive points scored in a playoff game? or how about the coveted not looking like a bunch of jackwagons every time you get on national t.v. award. what a joke !
D. Orlando Ledbetter
June 22nd, 20124:27 pm
hiramsaint – He gets two tickets to see The Avengers! Those are pretty “coveted!”
June 22nd, 20125:15 pm
ok then , i concur that the award has coveted rewards . party on julio !
June 23rd, 201210:39 am
If giving out an award for mini-camp MVP is dumb, then complaining about another team’s awards is even dumber!
June 23rd, 201211:44 am
IT”S RAINING SIDEWAYS!!!!!
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June 26th, 201210:01 am
[...] is the maturation and development of Jones. For his performance in minicamp, Jones was named the MVP. Now granted, that award ultimately means nothing, but regardless, it’s nice for Jones’ [...]
June 27th, 20127:56 am
The Aints must don’t have their own site, because everytime I come on ours there they are . Its so aggravating to always have to hear their noise.
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