A hamstring injury will keep Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones off the field this weekend.
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Julio Jones has been nursing a hamstring injury throughout the duration of the 2020 season. The Atlanta Falcons wide receiver has missed a number of games because of the injury, and now he’s set to miss another.
Falcons interim head coach Raheem Morris announced Friday morning that Jones has been ruled out for Sunday’s matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers. However, the team hasn’t determined if he’ll miss the remainder of the season with his injury.
Raheem Morris added that they haven't come to a decision about shutting Julio down for the rest of the season. https://t.co/AFon6dRXWP
— Tori McElhaney (@tori_mcelhaney) December 11, 2020
Jones has appeared in nine games this season, catching the ball 51 times for 771 yards and three touchdowns. If Morris rules him out for the remainder of the year, it will be his first season since 2013 without 1,000 receiving yards.
Morris also confirmed on Friday that running back Todd Gurley will resume his “normal role” within the offense after he had just eight carries last weekend.
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