Flowery Branch, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Falcons placed wide
receiver Julio Jones on injured reserve Thursday, officially ending his
season, and signed wide receiver Brian Robiskie.
Jones fractured his foot during Monday night's 30-28 loss to the New York Jets
and will undergo surgery on Monday. He caught 41 passes for 580 yards and two
touchdowns in five games for the 1-4 Falcons this season.
Robiskie played in six games last season with the Detroit Lions, hauling in
four passes for 44 yards with a touchdown. He was a second-round pick in the
2009 draft by the Cleveland Browns out of Ohio State and spent his first three
seasons with the Browns.
Entering his fifth NFL season, Robiskie has 43 career receptions for 485 yards
and four touchdowns.
His father, Terry, is the Falcons' assistant head coach and wide receivers