No Julio Jones at practice on Wednesday
Uh-oh, Falcons fans.
With the first of two showdowns with the Saints looming on Sunday, Falcons receiver Julio Jones missed practice on Wednesday, due to a calf injury.
Also not practicing for Atlanta were running back Devonta Freeman (knee), defensive end Tak McKinley (groin), and defensive end Derrick Shelby (groin).
With the Bucs at 2-0 and the Panthers at 1-1, the loser of Sunday’s game between the 1-1 Saints and 1-1 Falcons could end up occupying the early-season basement of the NFC South.