Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones said he feels healthier than he has in years. He also didn’t play a snap in the preseason. Those two facts may or may not be connected.
According to the Associated Press, Jones said he’s not worried that his August without game reps will have any impact on his season, which begins Thursday night against the Eagles.
Along with running back Devonta Freeman, Jones didn’t play a snap in the preseason, which had the blessing of coach Dan Quinn.
“Q has the utmost respect for us and confidence in us that we’ll be ready to go,” Jones said. “He put it in our corner to come out here at practice and just go full speed…