Falcons WR Julio Jones will play Week 5 vs. Redskins

Sunday October 11th, 2015

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is officially listed as active for the team’s Week 5 game against the Washington Redskins.

Jones had been listed as questionable with toe and hamstring injuries during the week, with the hamstring being the bigger concern, according to Adam Schefter.  

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reported that Jones felt the hamstring tighten up during practice earlier in the week, but was able to run Saturday without any issues. 

Jones has been the leading receiver for the Falcons so far this season, hauling in 38 receptions for 478 yards and four touchdowns. He emerged as quarterback Matt Ryan’s top target last season, catching 104 passes for 1,593 yards and six touchdowns. 

Leonard Hankerson has emerged as the Falcons’ No. 2 receiving option and could see more time if Jones is limited. Hankerson has 241 receiving yards and two touchdowns through four games. 

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