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Julio Jones misses practice, likely for a rest day; rest of team is healthy

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Dan Quinn says the Atlanta Falcons are super healthy ahead of Saturday’s playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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We are always a little worried some player will pop up with an injury at the worst time, but the Atlanta Falcons are reportedly healthy. Julio Jones is going to miss today’s practice, but it sounds like Dan Quinn is just giving the league’s best wide receiver a rest day.

We have seen this same practice schedule for Jones pretty regularly: a rest day followed up by full participation. Jones is just good enough that he doesn’t need a full week of practice.

Based on Saturday, the team is firing on all cylinders. It helps to have a healthy roster on top of that, especially with another tough defense on their slate.