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No Julio Jones at practice on Wednesday

Carolina Panthers v Atlanta Falcons

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 16: Julio Jones #11 of the Atlanta Falcons warms up prior to the game against the Carolina Panthers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on September 16, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

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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.