Julio Jones’ Fantasy Trade Value, Updated Outlook Heading into Week 8

October 25, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Atlanta Falcons offensive line is once again decimated by injuries, and fantasy owners of Julio Jones have reason to break the glass over the panic button.
After a blazing start to the season, Jones reminded us why he's one of the NFL's most prolific wide receivers, racking up two 100-yard performances and three touchdowns over his first three games. Unfortunately, as injuries continued to pile up in Atlanta, the offense began to lack efficiency, and Jones' production suffered as a result.
Over the ensuing four contests, Jones reached the 100-yard mark just once and has not scored another touchdown. Due to the lack of protection for quarterback Matt Ryan, Jones' average yards per catch have begun to decrease as well. Ryan doesn't have time to sit in the pocket, and Jones' ability to take the top off a defense has become difficult to utilize.
The receiver's disappearing act led to plenty of tweets like this one from Jamie Dukes:
This limits the wide receiver's up...

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