Ex-teammate Douglas: Julio Jones can be ‘the greatest player to ever play’

Julio Jones received massive praise from former teammate Harry Douglas in a recent interview.

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Tennessee Titans wide receiver Harry Douglas is set to square off against his former team, the Atlanta Falcons, on Sunday. Coming off their first loss of the 2015 season, it’ll be interesting to see how the Falcons bounce back against a stingy Tennessee defense that has allowed just 1,568 yards this season (ranking them No. 2 in the NFL).

While the matchup itself should be fun to watch, Douglas facing his old team makes for a good side story. The former Falcons wideout spoke with the media Tuesday, and while there were a few items of note, nothing stood out more than when Douglas was asked about Julio Jones playing through his injuries: 

More of the interview, as provided by D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, can be read here

Douglas is one of many who have offered up the massively high ceiling for Jones, who is already one of the elite NFL receivers. But will Jones go down as the best to ever play? 

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