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Injury report: Falcons' Julio Jones is active

Atlanta Falcons star wide receiver Julio Jones will be active Sunday against the Washington Redskins, the team announced. Jones had been battling toe and hamstring issues.

The Alabama product is a major reason why the Falcons are sitting atop the NFC South at 4-0, with 38 receptions for 478 yards and four TDs so far this season.

Here are the other players we've been tracking Sunday:

  1. Seahawks running back Fred Jackson will be active against the Bengals. The veteran left Monday's win over the Lions with an ankle injury.
  1. Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas (hand) will make his debut for Jacksonville following surgery to repair a torn tendon in his finger. Thomas has been catching passes all week without a cast.
  1. Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will not play against the Chiefs. Jeffery has been sidelined since Week 1 with a hamstring injury.
  1. Browns wide receiver Brian Hartline (thigh, ribs) and cornerback Joe Haden (finger, ribs) are both active for Sunday's tilt against the Ravens. Wideout Dwayne Bowe is a healthy scratch. He's been dealing with a hamstring issue.
  1. Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkinswill not play against the Titans, the Bills reported.
  1. Ravens wideout Steve Smith Sr. will not play against the Browns, the Ravens announced.
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