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Falcons receiver Julio Jones could be out for year with injured foot, will get 2nd opinion

  • Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones can't hold on to a pass as he is hit by New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP photo/Atlanta Journal Constitution, Curtis Compton) GWINNETT OUT MARIETTA OUT LOCAL TV OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)The Associated Press

  • Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) vies for a thrown ball against New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie (31) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)The Associated Press

  • Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) is hit by New York Jets free safety Antonio Allen (39) and New York Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie (31) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

  • Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) runs the ball after a catch against New York Jets defensive back Josh Bush (32) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)The Associated Press

The Atlanta Falcons could lose Julio Jones for the season after the Pro Bowl receiver injured his foot Monday in a 30-28 loss to the New York Jets.

Coach Mike Smith says Jones, the NFL leader with 41 catches, did not get encouraging results from a visit with doctors Tuesday morning.

Smith added that Jones will see a foot specialist Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C., for a second opinion. Jones ranks second with 580 yards receiving.

The Falcons (1-4) lost four-time Pro Bowl receiver Roddy White to a hamstring injury during the game. A high ankle sprain has nagged White, who has only 14 catches for 129 yards receiving.

Running back Steven Jackson has missed the last three games, all losses, with a hamstring injury.

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