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Julio Jones becomes fastest ever to 11,000 career receiving yards

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The best receiver in football has himself another milestone.

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Julio Jones recorded a 20-yard reception on Atlanta’s third drive of the afternoon in the first quarter of the game against the Tennessee Titans. That reception was a special one for Julio, who surpassed 11,000 receiving yards with it.

Jones is the fastest ever to reach that milestone, doing so in his first 115 career games. Calvin Johnson, who owned the previous fastest mark, reached 11,000 receiving yards in his first career 127 games.

The dynamic receiver finished the 2018 season with 1,677 yards and eight touchdowns. He had 19 receptions for 265 yards and four touchdowns coming into this Week 4 matchup against the Tennessee Titans. His best season, statistically speaking, was 2015, when he put up 1,871 yards and contributed eight touchdowns.

Jones will look to help get things back on the track for the Atlanta Falcons, who are sitting at a current record of 1-2, and are trailing early on against the Titans.