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Falcons Deion Jones led NFL linebackers in pass breakups in 2016

Falcons Deion Jones led NFL linebackers in pass breakups in 2016
Published On: Sun, Jun 18
Feb 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones (45) reacts after a play during the first quarter against the New England Patriotsduring Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones led all NFL linebackers in pass break ups in 2016, according to Pro Football Focus.

In the Falcons Super Bowl run, Jones broke up eight passes. Close behind Jones were Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks (6) and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jatavis Brown (5).

In his rookie season, Jones recorded 75 total tackles, three interceptions and two touchdowns.

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