December 15, 2011
Falcons rookie receiver Julio Jones gets loose during the team’s short practice week in preparation for tonight’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. And while it may seem like a nuisance to the rest of the team to have to play on just four days rest, Falcons fans don’t want to see Jones cool off too much after his monster game last week against Carolina during which he caught two touchdown passes.
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Fourth straight winning season, playoff hopes at stake when Falcons host Jags in Thursday night game
It’s been just four days since the Falcons walked off the field in Charlotte, N.C., following their season-saving win against the Panthers, and now Atlanta must turn around and play in tonight’s Thursday Night Football game on the NFL Network against the Jacksonville Jaguars, hoping to win again to keep its playoff hopes alive — while securing another winning season.