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Roddy White has always done the little things for the Falcons.
When it comes to being an NFL receiver, doing the little things is imperative.
For years, White has been one of the best blocking receivers in the league. With a run-first approach as a team, White had to become a good blocker for the Falcons to move the ball.
When Mike Smith and Michael Turner came to town in 2008, running the ball was the name of the game. White bought into that approach.
While helping spring Turner on multiple runs, White was rewarded with targets.
White had a 1,000-yard season one year before Turner came to town; the Falcons didn't have an identity at that time. With Turner in town, the running game was instituted, but White still got his receptions.
For Jones, blocking for the run game is imperative to stay on the field with the Falcons. Although the league is going more toward a passing game, rushing the football will remain important in Atlanta.
By becoming one of the best blocking receivers in the game, Jones will no doubt see his targets go up just as they did with White.