The majority of us will never have the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be in an NFL locker room. Julio Jones injury, but, does not have this issue. There isn’t a single NFL team that wouldn’t sign him if they had the chance and the financial means to do so.
Even fewer of us will be able to declare we’ll induct into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. When they’re playing days, some guys will not be able to say that they had the pleasure of experiencing the NFL. Julio doesn’t have the same issue.
Jones switches his Atlanta Falcons jersey for a two-tone blue one. As a member of the Tennessee Titans after 10 seasons with the team. It hasn’t been an easy road for him. He’s had a few nicks and bruises, but he appears to be in good shape for 2021. Let’s try looking at what he’s had to overcome in case of injury.
Julio Jones suffered a hamstring injury in October of 2011
Jones strains his hamstring in Week 5 against the Green Bay Packers at home. He will be out of the next two games, against the Carolina Panthers and the Detroit Lions. Julio sprains his thigh in training and re-injures it in the 2nd period of the New Orleans. Saints Week 10 loss in November. He’d have to sit out the next game.
Julio Jones had a foot fracture in October of 2013
The Falcons lose a home game on Monday Night Football in Week 5 of the 2013 regular season. But Julio Jones suffers a more serious injury. On October 10th, he places on the team’s IR (injury reserve).
Julio Jones injury suffered a hip injury in December of 2014
In December, almost three months after suffering an ankle injury in Week 2 of the 2014 season. He suffered a hip injury in Week 14 against the Green Bay Packers. He missed the following game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Julio Jones injury suffered a toe injury in December of 2016
Julio sprained his right big toe against the Kansas City Chiefs on December 4, 2016. He missed the next two games against the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers.
Julio Jones injury suffered a foot injury in August of this year
Jones had been battling with a foot issue near the close of the 2018-2019 season, we discovered in June of 2019. Again, he didn’t miss any games in 2018. But the Falcons’ coaching staff decided to keep him out of preseason games in August the following year. He will play against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1.
Julio Jones injury sprained his A/C joint in his shoulder in November 2019
Jones has a healthy season in 2019, but he suffers a shoulder injury in Week 12 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He misses the Week 13 game against the New Orleans Saints.
Julio Jones injury hamstring injury in September/October/November/December 2020
Julio strained his left hamstring in Atlanta’s Week 2 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on September 20th. He will be out of the game against the Chicago Bears the following week. On October 5th and November 22nd, he aggravated the injury again. As a result, he will miss the Week 5 game against the Carolina Panthers. As well as the Week 12 game against the Las Vegas Raiders.
Jones will miss the final four games of the 2020 season. After suffering another hamstring injury. In the Week 13 game against the New Orleans Saints. prompting some to doubt his future before joining the Tennessee Titans on June 6th, 2021.
Other notable injuries that resulted in no lost time include:
- Whatever you want to say about Jones. No one will ever call him gentle because he is a warrior. Here are a few more injuries worth mentioning that didn’t cost him any time.
- Jones strains his big toe in a Week 10 game against the Saints, frustrates it a week later. but plays through it and doesn’t miss any time.
Julio rules out of Atlanta’s first preseason game in 2013 due to a hamstring injury
Julio Jones had an ankle injury in Week 2 of the 2014 regular season. But it did not prevent him from playing the rest of the season. In 2015, he appeared in all 16 games.
In September of 2016
Julio Jones is eligible to play in 14 of the Atlanta Falcons’ 16 regular-season games this year. But he must first establish that he is a warrior.
Everything starts with an ankle injury that everyone hears about in the third preseason game. But it doesn’t prevent him from playing. He aggravates it a month later on September 11th, but he perseveres. He experiences a calf injury a week later, on September 18th, but doesn’t miss any time.
The following two seasons will be mind-boggling. Julio’s 2017 campaign is one of his most difficult, but he doesn’t waste any time. Then, in 2018, he appears to have discovered the fountain of youth since he is at his best.
Here’s an overview of what happened in 2017:
Julio’s 2016-2017 season comes to a close with a Super Bowl appearance. On January 14th, 2017, he aggravated a toe problem. He plays through that, and then, in March, he has a bunion removed. He is clear to take part in Atlanta’s upcoming training camp, but he will miss the first two preseason games.
Their struggles with everything from a hip strain in October to an ankle issue. That bothers him in November and December. as well as a thumb injury in December, but he doesn’t miss any time. Then, as before stated, he’s as close to invincible as a man in 2018 can be.