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Sevendust912
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery

Hate to see injuries but as an Eagles fan, anything that happens to that bandwagon, slimy franchise is good in my book.


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Sophandros
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Member since Feb 2005
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
Interesting line from the most recent PFT article on this story:

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The injury comes at an inopportune time for Jones personally. He’s eligible for a new contract after the 2013 season. The Falcons may now be inclined to wait until they know he’ll be the same guy that he was, after surgical repair of his foot.


Could the Falcons potentially be in the position to replace all three of their top pass-catchers after this season?

I know that a lot of Falcons fans have tossed the idea of blowing it all up around, and they had expressed concern of how to pay for Julio and defensive players while still paying Ryan's contract, but I don't think that anyone conceived that this would be a possibility.

NB: I'm not saying that they will or even should get rid of Jones. I'm just saying that it is a potential situation that has to be part of the thought process of their management.


Tigertown in ATL
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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Sophandros


Hey, don't bring that rational football talk into this gem of a thread!


Sevendust912
Philadelphia Eagles Fan
Member since Jun 2013
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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All you Saints fans can suck a dick. Its cool, we have accepted this season is a lost cause in Atlanta. Just know that next year we WILL win the Superbowl.




How? Your best player is a QB on the level of Tony Romo, maybe worse


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TheRoarRestoredInBR
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2004
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
No Julio, way in the hole to even make Playoffs, sucky Roddy, no real threats to catch balls sans a double-teamed 37 yr old TE in Tony Gonzalez..

Really hope Atlanta shows some class in a few weeks when they're officially done, and trades him to a Sea or Den, getting a lil' something in return, because to have just watched Tony Gonzalez on E:60, you'd really want to see him get a SB ring.


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1ranter1
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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Just know that next year we WILL win the Superbowl.




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CunningLinguist
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Mar 2006
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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All you Saints fans can suck a dick. Its cool, we have accepted this season is a lost cause in Atlanta. Just know that next year we WILL win the Superbowl.


Image: http://static.giantbomb.com/uploads/scale_super/11/110677/2304795-good_good_let_the_butthurt_flow_through_you_1.jpg


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Sophandros
Tulane Fan
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Member since Feb 2005
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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Hey, don't bring that rational football talk into this gem of a thread!


frick that noise!

Atlanta has to at least perform their due diligence prior to resigning Jones. They COULD let him test the market while signing/drafting defensive and OL help. Yes, it's a risk, but then again so would signing him to an extension without knowing his condition after this surgery.

Jones is freak of an athlete, so he SHOULD recover, but then you never truly know until the opening whistle. At the same time, any other team who would potentially sign him has to have the same concerns.


TigerBait2008
LSU Fan
Death Valley
Member since Jun 2008
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
If they wouldn't have given up all the draft picks they might have just a little depth...


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TigerBait2008
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Death Valley
Member since Jun 2008
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
Just as many shite falcon fans as well..


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Patrick O Rly
New Orleans Saints Fan
y u do dis?
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
I just wanted to take a moment to thank the admins on the msb for the great job they're doing.


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boom roasted
Member since Sep 2010
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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Agree. I can't wait for the "Drew Brees drowned in a bathtub" thread.

Was that funny in your head?


Spunky
Iona Fan
Member since Mar 2013
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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Was that funny in your head?


Of course, I see nothing funnier than the holy moly himself dying the way....... nvm


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moneyg
LSU Fan
Member since Jun 2006
21579 posts

re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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They COULD let him test the market


Julio is not an UFA after this year.


CunningLinguist
New Orleans Saints Fan
Dallas, TX
Member since Mar 2006
14595 posts

re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
Yes but they have depth issues in part because they gave up too much for Julio in the draft. They overpaid for the Ryan extension and need a long term answer at RB besides Rodgers. There is only so much salary cap money.


moneyg
LSU Fan
Member since Jun 2006
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re: Breaking: Julio Jones will have season ending foot surgery
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Yes but they have depth issues in part because they gave up too much for Julio in the draft. They overpaid for the Ryan extension and need a long term answer at RB besides Rodgers. There is only so much salary cap money.



What does that have to do with Julio testing the market?


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