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Julio Jones may miss Saints game due to hamstring issues, per sources

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If you've been concerned about the persistent nature of Julio's hamstring injury, your fears may be warranted. Per Adam Schefter, the Falcons are "uncertain" that Julio will be able to play against the Saints on Thursday evening.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Falcons uncertain whether Julio Jones, who did not practice today, will play Thursday night due to hamstring injury, per league source.</p>&mdash; Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) <a href="">October 13, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Jones got off to a very hot start to the season, with three straight 100+ yard games and 4 TDs. His hot start has cooled recently, as he's failed to eclipse 100 yards in the past two games. Undoubtedly, the hamstring issue has contributed as has a toe (not turf toe) injury that he's dealt with over the past few weeks.

Should Jones be unable to go on Thursday, the Falcons would likely activate rookie WR Justin Hardy for the first time this season - though expecting him to contribute substantially would be unreasonable. Julio is a special player, and not having him available is a big loss for the offense.

Your thoughts on Julio potentially missing Thursday's game with the Saints?