November 26, 2017 Atlanta: Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones soars into the endzone to score his second touchdown on the day during the second quarter against the Buccaneers in a NFL football game on Sunday, November 26, 2017, in Atlanta. Curtis Compton/ccompton@ajc.com
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Jones sets new NFL receiving mark 

Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who’s having a monster game against Tampa Bay, set a new receiving mark in the second quarter.

Jones set the mark for most yards receiving over the first 90 games of his career. Jones has 8,534 yards surpassing the previous mark of 8,502 yards held by Lance Alworth. 

With the Falcons up, 27-6 in the third quarter, Jones has seven catches for 161 yards and two touchdowns. 


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