Jun 09

NFC South

Michael Cunningham: Falcons still can field a good offense without Julio Jones

Arthur Smith did not want to talk much about Julio Jones on Tuesday. Smith is the Falcons’ head coach, and Jones no longer is a Falcons wide receiver. Smith again expressed respect for what Jones did for the Falcons and then pretty much was done with the topic. “I don’t worry about players I never coached,” Smith said at the start of the team’s mandatory minicamp. That’s fair enough. Jones is an all-time Falcons great, but he plays for the Titans now. Irreconcilable differences between player and franchise, as well as salary-cap pressures, led the Falcons to trade Jones this week. Smith wants …