Julio Jones on drops: I'm supposed to catch everything


As if Matt Ryan didn't have enough trouble overcoming a brittle Atlanta Falcons offensive line, the quarterback was the victim of a multitude of dropped passes in last week's loss.

Pro Football Focus charted seven drops as a team in Week 6 on passes that were a combined 99 yards downfield.

The most surprising aspect of those seven drops were that multiple came from star receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White.

"I'm supposed to catch everything," Jones told reporters, via The Atlanta Journal Constitution. "We had a few drops last week and we take it upon ourselves, me and Roddy, we hold ourselves accountable for those dropped passes. The defending didn't have nothing to do with it, it was just a lack of focus and concentration by us."

According to PFF, Jones has four drops on the season to White's three, putting both in the top 10.

White admitted he's struggled this season with everything from getting open to drops.

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"I've gotten off to a really slow start," White said, per ESPN.com. "Not one of my favorable years that I'm having. But I've got to turn my game around for our team to start playing better. I'm a leader on this team, and I haven't been going out there and playing like Roddy White football. I've got to get back to just being myself -- go out there and just cut it loose -- and whatever happens, happens."

Facing a Baltimore Ravens defense allowing just 13.0 points per game at home, the Falcons can't afford to have their two biggest offensive weapons repeat last week's mishaps.

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