ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn said Julio Jones aggravated the toe sprain that hampered the star receiver at the end of the regular reason, but Quinn didn't sound overly concerned Saturday night about Jones' status for next Sunday's NFC Championship Game.
"No concern, at the moment," Quinn said of Jones. "We'll have more information on that later. It will be sore, but he's certainly somebody that's able to battle through it. So, I anticipate him being ready to rock next week."
Jones was unavailable for comment after the game.
Jones first suffered the injury in a Dec. 4 loss to Kansas City. He sat out the next two games before returning for the final two contests of the regular season.
Last weekend's playoff bye allowed Jones to get healthier. On Saturday, he caught six passes for 67 yards and a touchdown (eight targets) before exiting late.
Quinn was asked if Jones could have returned to the game had the score been closer.
"Yes," Quinn said.