The superstar receiver racked up 180 yards and two touchdowns on nine receptions, including a monster 73-yard score in which he delivered a disrespectful stiff arm to Damarious Randall in the process.
After a rather pedestrian output — by Julio standards — of four catches for 66 yards against the Chicago Bears, Dan Quin expects a big game for Jones on Monday night.
“Usually when there’s a quiet game for him, there’s not too much quiet that follows that,” Quinn said.
And he’s right.
Last season, Jones was held to 35 receiving yards or fewer four times. Each of those times, he bounced back with a triple-digit receiving game, including a 300-yard outing against the Carolina Panthers.
Eerily, Jones was held to 66 yards on four catches against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 1 last season. He turned around with a five-catch, 106-yard performance against the Oakland Raiders the following week.
There’s also the fact Jones has racked up his second- and (tied for) fourth-highest receiving totals (including playoffs) against the Packers: the aforementioned NFC Championship Game and a 259-yard outing in a regular season matchup back in 2014.
Green Bay’s secondary can’t handle Jones, and it’s looking like he’ll be feasting in the home opener.